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Address: Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 2 9379 1777
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Large Historical Train Station

A almost 3 hours train ride to Central station. I've been to Sydney and Central many many times throughout my life. This visit there were hardly any stores open in the station... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Taylor S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A almost 3 hours train ride to Central station. I've been to Sydney and Central many many times throughout my life. This visit there were hardly any stores open in the station itself, due to some renovations? Toilets are always very very very busy and the lineup can be outrageous. There use to be a hungry jacks and a krispy... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Central. It's easy to get in and out of the Qatari on now with opal cards. We give each kid their own Opal card and they walk through without dramas. We flew into Sydney and caught the train to Central. Trains and platforms all very clean. We usually stay close to central as it's close to places we... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at 1130 on a very hot 40 degree Sydney day to catch the Indian Pacific. there is not a lot in the station. We walked nearby and found a middle eastern style café behind the Adina Hotel. Great place to wait until you can go onto the platform at 1.00 pm. Passengers on the Indian Pacific receive welcome... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The station is one of the main train stations in Sydney. We found it to be well laid out with good signage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Central Railway Station is another beautiful place to visit in Sydney. It shows the historical and unique side of Sydney that you wont find in a lot of other places.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and easily accessible from many locations in the city. Light rail is also present to make travel around Sydney that much easier. Opal card is accepted and easily refilled at a number of locations. Krispy Kreme is also present which gives it a little taste of home.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For travelers to Sydney, you will definitely not miss this place and somehow you will pass by it (either by walk, bus, coach, tram or even the train). For us, the station is just a good 7-min walk from our hotel and we came by this station several times throughout our stay for the day tours' pickup services. From the... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here around twenty years ago and was a little disappointing as my memory saw it differently. It is a very busy station and central to all areas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central is the heart for Sydney trains. It is very well maintained and lives upto its expectations as the main station for Sydney trains.The train station looks grad and old. Once you get out of the station there are lot of restaurants and attractions nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I was travelling by train to the airport when the lift was out to platform 6. Two very helpful staff carried my very heavy bag down two flights of steps so I could catch my train. They were very friendly and helpful and I noticed other staff helping passengers too. Thanks so much NSW Rail staff. Outstanding service!

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