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Central Station Sydney

Address: City Circle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Inner West)
Phone Number: 61 02 9379 1777, 131500
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Ranked #150 of 266 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This is a particularly sprawled out and badly signposted station. For tourists I would advise trying to avoid this place unless you're getting a Country Link or XPT train because this is the only place where they leave and you can't avoid it. The Country trains (platforms 1-6) are well organised and easy to access platforms 7-25 are a world... More 

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Perth, Australia
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195 reviews 195 reviews
115 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is an historic building, but it's essentially a transit point. So don't think that it can be used for anything else. The train system is good, and it's a good system to get a train from.

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Aarhus
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

While planning for a tour around the World to include Australia, we decided to finally try a trip with Rail Australia’s Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth in Western Australia. We booked a Gold Service Cabin in mid October 2014. Arriving at Sydney’s Central Station more than two hours before the train was supposed to leave, we found very little... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We came here for an afternoon picnic on Sunday afternoon expecting it to be slightly out of the city, turns out its a busy, noisy train station RIGHT in the centre of Sydney. They should rename the station its incredibly misleading.

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Adelaide, Australia
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287 reviews 287 reviews
167 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Compared to the grand rail stations of Europe and North America, there is not a lot here. A big building it is, but not the architectural master piece. It is quite busy and security is everywhere.

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Central or Sydney Terminal is NSW's main terminal for intercity trains and a suburban railway hub as well as the terminus for the Dulwich Hill light rail line. It is a beautiful building with a old-world canopy roof over the waiting area. There are pedestrian tunnels and stairs everywhere, however a new navigation system has been implemented to get you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The grand old sandstone building set high above Railway Square and George Street covers the Country Trains platforms and the Concourse (big, high-ceilinged open area) and light rail. It is worth seeing. It has some good architectural and decorative features and an area dedicated to railway history. The lower area of the station accommodates trains going to suburban stations, and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It is a landmark of Sydney, and not a specially made tourist attraction or building. Several times I traveled through this point when catching my trains to Regional or Local Destinations. It serves the function as Train Destination or Service Interchange between one line to the other lines, or to the other modes of transportation, or in the special event,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Central Station is one of the main train stations in Sydney. It is also a stop on the Hop On Hop Off bus tour, so you ay want to take a quick look at the building. Nice old structure with beautiful architecture.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Save your self the trip and look at other places it's crowed ,smelly and Pritty pointless to be honest The staff at times can be very rude

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