Where to get Opal cards and tickets

Opal cards

It's easy to get an Adult or Child/Youth Opal card:

Find out about how to get a Senior/Pensioner or Concession Opal card.

For School Opal cards, see the School Student Transport Scheme.

Opal single trip tickets 

Adult and Child/Youth Opal single trip tickets for trains, ferries and light rail are available from Opal top up and single trip ticket machines at selected stations and wharves. Adult and Child/Youth single bus tickets can be purchased from the driver on board (except on PrePay bus services).

For more information about Opal, visit the Opal website.


    Trains

    Service Accepts Where to get

    Sydney Trains Network

    Intercity Trains Network

    Opal cards and single trip tickets.

    Find the right Opal card for you.

    Single trip tickets are available from Opal top up and single trip ticket machines at selected train stations.
    Regional Trains Network

    NSW TrainLink Regional trains and coach services are reserved seat services.

    Opal is not accepted.
    Visit NSW TrainLink to book.

     

    Buses

    Service Accepts Where to get

    Sydney Buses Network

    Outer Sydney metropolitan area bus networks

    Opal cards and single bus tickets.

    Find the right Opal card for you.

    Single bus tickets are available from the driver on board the bus (except on PrePay bus services).
    Regional Coaches Network

    NSW TrainLink Regional trains and coach services are reserved seat services.

    Opal is not accepted.
    Visit NSW TrainLink to book.
    Private coach services Opal cards are not accepted. Contact the transport operators for tickets and fares.

     

    Ferry

    Service Accepts Where to get

    Sydney Ferries Network

    Newcastle Ferries

    Opal cards and single trip tickets.

    Find the right Opal card for you.

    Single trip tickets are available from Opal top up and single trip ticket machines at selected ferry wharves.

    Single trip tickets can be purchased on board the Stockton Ferry from ferry staff (cash only).

    Private ferry and fast ferry services Opal cards are not accepted. Contact the transport operators for tickets and fares.

     

    Light rail

    Service Accepts Where to get

    Sydney Light Rail Network

    Opal cards and single trip tickets

    Find the right Opal card for you.

    Single trip tickets are available from Opal top up and single trip ticket machines at selected stops.

     

    Find an Opal card retailer or Opal top up and single trip ticket machine