When living in Sydney, travelling with in the city can be done by public transportation. Luckily, Sydney has a very efficient transport system including buses, trains, ferries, light rail, taxis and a monorail so that people who don’t own a car have no problem in travelling in and out of the city.
Passes are available which cost lesser than buying tickets for point to point travel. Passes are available for ferry, bus or train and a pass combining all three is also available. Daily, weekly and monthly are some of the types of passes available and in order to get more information visit Transport Infoline website.
Buses operate all around Sydney including important terminals located at Circular Quay, Wynard, Town Hall and Central Station. Buses take passengers to locations both inside the city as well as to the out skirts. For some buses tickets have to be bought and verified before getting on to the bus and no cash is accepted. For further information regarding routes and operating hours can be found on Sydney Buses website.
CityRail runs the train service in Sydney with a variety of rail lines. These trains travel inside as to the suburbs and also towards the South Coast. Information regarding travel fee, routes and journey planner is available at CityRail website.
Ferry is an awesome way to travel around Sydney and becomes essential if you live in Manly. There is one way or return tickets available, packs of ten tickets and passes to make unlimited journeys. Further information related to travelling charges and routes can be found at Sydney Ferries website.
A recent start of Metro Light Rail is a new addition to Sydney’s transport system. It works for 24 hours a day and 7 days a week nonstop and covers Central Sydney, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Star City Casino, Sydney Fish Markets, Wentworth Park, and out to Glebe, Jubilee Park, Rozelle and Lilyfield. For further information regarding travelling dues and routes visit Sydney by Light Rail website.
Monorail is a way of travelling found more attractive by tourists rather than locals however it is an efficient way of travelling with in Central Business District. It leaves after every 3 to 5 minutes and takes 15 minutes to complete the entire circuit including Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Harbour side, Paddy’s Market, and he city centre. It works throughout the year and only takes off on Christmas. It has fixed timings, from Monday to Saturday 7am to 10 pm and on Sunday it runs from 8am to 10 pm. For further information regarding costs and other things give a visit to Sydney by Monorail website.
Taxis are easily available all across the Sydney and can be easily hired off the street. They are perfect for the areas which have a low amount of traffic and it is sensible to call cab for that area. Though expensive than other travelling options available when buses and trains stop operating it is the only way of travelling.