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Central Station Sydney

City Circle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Inner West)
61 02 9379 1777
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Ranked #171 of 300 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We were lucky our hotel was next to the central station. You can get to anywhere easily from this station. The trains are always on time and didn't experience any delay in the schedule. I was also impressed with the quality and design of Sydney's modern trains. But the problem is the cost of public transportation. I live in Melbourne... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My trip to Sydney last two weeks was amazing. Thanks to Sydney Public Transportation especially Sydney Train System. There is no single time that the train come late! During my trip they already implemented the new card system which is Opal Card. Make my travel journey more easier! Special remarks: Please do allow tourist (like me) to be able make... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We chose a hotel near central station and loved how to could get around easily. Most tourist places were within walking distance and when you need to take the train, connecting trains were frequent and convenient. Also most shops around the station open till late. We love it here!!

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Sydney, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Central Station in Sydney is the hub for the Sydney Trains network. However, it is not exactly a tourist attraction at all. There are some fast food options. Other than that it is really just an operating train station. Not recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It is a busy and full functional train station with a lot a lot a lot of train lines and levels. I am working here, it is a bit usually for me to see the train station like every day. When I took my parents to the central station, they had a wonderful journey there. Explore the history of the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Not only is this a place you go to travel on trains and buses or light rail to locations but you can also have lunch here. There are a range of cafes and takeaway stores located here. I love how it still features it's antique clock in the middle of the station.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Sydney trains may not be as good as New york or Paris, but it's still quite convenient. Then the heritage central station is the must go and the hub connect all sydney railways. 25 platforms is very convenient, and you may meet Thomas the engine sometimes if you are lucky.

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Helpful staff Good ticket prices Lifts Transport to most places around Sydney I got around on crutches very easily on trains light rail and ferries

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Its huge, rows and rows of rail lines lol. Might just be my personal opinion, but the place appears to be a bit disorganized.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Travelled from the city to the airport via train from Central Station recently. The building is more interesting from the outside than the inside where there is much hustle and bustle of commuters making their way to and from platforms. Not really a tourist attraction and not that easy to navigate for the uninitiated. A means to an end!

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