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Central Railway Station

Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9379 1777
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Soulless rabbit warren

The modernisation of central railway station cannot come too soon. It is a rabbit warren if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KevinDwyer1956
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Berry, Australia
via mobile
Great Architecture in this Building

This is one of the oldest buildings in the area and one of Architectural interest due to its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
badmintontim
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“light rail” (25 reviews)
“busy station” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Inner West
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The modernisation of central railway station cannot come too soon. It is a rabbit warren if concourses and tunnels and with amenities for its quarter of a million a year travellers few and far between. Comparing it with railway stations in Europe and Asia is...More

Thank KevinDwyer1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest buildings in the area and one of Architectural interest due to its stonework and signage that gives it that great Classical look blending in so well with the area If you have time then please do go and take...More

1  Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No battery on my phone They have a machine which is charged at $5 for 60 minutes no credit given if under 60 minutes What a rip off Cold and windy while waiting still no food outlet still waiting for reopening after fire ages ago...More

1  Thank samsonSydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very ill in Sydney and needed to get back to Lake Macquarie immediately. I had all the details of my Opal card but not the physical card. Instead of explaining succinctly and courteously about requiring a single fare ticket from the machine, the...More

Thank Johnmdub
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used Central Station several times whilst visiting Sydney in May. The building is a lovely historical building which opened in the early 1900’s When we visited Sydney in November last year we actually stayed at the Mecure Hotel which is located above this station...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I go to Sydney I can not avoid the Central Railway Station while using transit, but they do a really good job of trying to organize the volume of people transferring lines here and there are a lot of staff to help you...More

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many interesting places to go "around" the Central Station. However, the interior of the station itself is not very interesting. Even though there are long distance train, suburban trains, and even tram (right outside the entrance on second level), the signage is not...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely steam train ride from Central to Hurstville and back. Transport Heritage NSW Expo had Steam Train, Vintage Electric Train, Railmotor and Vintage Bus Rides. The Mortuary Station was opened which was built to transport coffins and mourners to Rookwood Cemetery.

1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 10 June 2017

When we arrived at Central station, we needed to find the bus stop for buses going up Parramatta Road. After walking backwards and forwards, we asked an emplyee. He didn't know. The next employee we asked, was a driver and he didn't know. We knew...More

2  Thank Moja2013
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Central Railway Station is the railway transportation hub in the NSW of Australia. Central Station is the beginning /end of many of the train lines that service the Sydney area and NSW. This beautiful old station is just great, if we need to go absolutely...More

1  Thank Titus D
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BuddhaTrailTraveller
25 April 2017|
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Thank you David. I booked the Mercure. Cheers
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LAO55
14 July 2016|
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ride XPT, 10 hour trip
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