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Address: City Circle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 61 02 9379 1777, 131500

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Get to know your exit

Lot of work going on when I was there but staff available and willing to help. Trains regular and well signed, there are a lot of different exits which is confusing till you know... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We decided to travel by train to Sydney before flying off overseas for a Holiday. We found that Central Station was a Dirty place full of Unhelpful staff. The direction signs are very confusing and presume that people know there way around . We decided to have a coffee and sandwiches in the cafe just outside the platform area. Whilst... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

As a regular user of public transport, it's always a pleasure to visit a location such as Central Station. The history seeps through the walls and certainly makes you think what it would of been like in the bygone days.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Lot of work going on when I was there but staff available and willing to help. Trains regular and well signed, there are a lot of different exits which is confusing till you know the street names and I wandered around a few times till used to it. Quite a few good takeaway food stores all around the station. Opal... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

great location for getting to know Sydney as most buses start or end here - the train to the airport is also very convenient easy to get lost here however - our hotel was nearby but sometimes difficult to get to as the station area itself is so big and confusing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Less and less staff doesnt help but the staff that are their are very helpful. Annoucements are not too loud or too often. Clients dont listen to them. Shops close to early. Got their at 9pm. One store open. Too many people do didnt wait

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Nerang, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It's been about 15 years since I've lived in Sydney so it's been a while since I've had to battle the crowds of Sydney. I flew in to town yesterday and decided I would catch the train. It seems as if the crowds have gotten even bigger and the city is now even busier however it looks like the train... More 

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Whitsunday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Central station is a very busy and efficient railway station. The staff (and most Sydney people) are friendly and helpful. The ticket system is fantastic. Our all day ticket was $24 and took us on all trains buses and harbour ferries. Signage needs improvement to help find the correct platform.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The busiest station I've experienced in Sydney. Services both city & country train network. I purchased an Opal card to get around, which can be used on buses, ferries and trains.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The sydney central station sounds very daunting giving the 4.5 million people that live there and want to get into the city. Yet while it was busy it was very easy to get tickets and find where we needed to be. All staff where helpful.

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Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Main hub for trains. Need to look for lift if disability getting up stairs. Most people chasing trains so take care. Of a night choose your exit a lot of homeless about generally fine but can be off putting if walking across park area.

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