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Sydney Trains Network – Sydney metropolitan area train services bounded by Berowra to the north, Bondi Junction to the east, Waterfall to the south, Macarthur and Leppington to the south west, Emu Plains and Richmond to the west.

Intercity Trains Network outer Sydney metropolitan area train services to the Blue Mountains to the west, Central Coast and Hunter to the north, Illawarra and South Coast to the south and Southern Highlands to the south west.

Opal cards can be used on these services.

Abbreviation codes – Next to the Train icon in the Trip planner results, there will be an abbreviation or code of up to 3 letters referring to a specific line, at the bottom of this page you can find a key to each of these codes.

Sydney Buses Network - Sydney metropolitan area bus services including NightRide.

Outer Sydney metropolitan area buses networks including

  • Blue Mountains Buses Network
  • Central Coast Buses Network
  • Hunter Buses Network
  • Illawarra Buses Network

Opal cards can be used on these services.

Sydney Ferries Network – Sydney metropolitan area ferry services bounded by Neutral Bay, Mosman Bay, Taronga Zoo and Manly to the north, Watsons Bay to the east and Darling Harbour and Parramatta to the west.

Newcastle Ferries – outer Sydney metropolitan area ferry services between Queens Wharf and Stockton.

Opal cards can be used on these services.

Next to the Ferry icon in the Trip planner results, there will be an abbreviation or code of several letters referring to a specific line, at the bottom of this page you can find a key to each of these codes.

Sydney Light Rail Network – Sydney metropolitan light rail services.

Opal cards can be used on these services.

Regional Trains and Coaches Network - regional train and coach services connecting the North Coast, North Western, Western and Southern regions of NSW and to Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne. Booked seat services. Book through NSW TrainLink.
School buses– dedicated school bus services that run between schools and local areas in the mornings and afternoons on school days.
Temporary trains – used to identify special trains, such as special event services.
Temporary buses – buses that replace trains, ferries and light rail due to trackwork or disruptions or Sydney Olympic Park event buses.
Temporary ferries - used to identify special ferry services, such as special event services.
Temporary light rail - used to identify special light rail services, such as special event services.

Private bus services. Opal cards are not accepted on these services.

Private ferry and fast ferry services. Opal cards are not accepted on these services.
Private coach services. Opal cards are not accepted on these services. Bookings may be required.
Walk – a section of your trip made on foot.
Taxi/Drive – a section of your trip made in a taxi or private motor car.

Opal – the electronic ticketing system in metropolitan and outer metropolitan areas. Approximate Opal fares are presented in trip plan results on Opal enabled services. Use the interactive map to find your nearest Opal retailer.

Disruption alert – important information about changes to your trip.

Additional trip information – further information relating to your trip.

Map – view trip on the interactive map.

Point of interest

Train abbreviation codes

Trip plan results will show Sydney train lines with these short abbreviated codes:

Code Line
T1 North Shore, Northern & Western Lines
T2 Airport, Inner West & South Lines
T3 Bankstown Line
T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line
T5 Cumberland Line
T6 Carlingford Line
T7 Olympic Park Line

Ferry abbreviation codes

Trip plan results will show Sydney ferry services with these short abbreviated codes:

Code Service
F1 Manly
F2 Taronga Zoo
F3 Parramatta River
F4 Darling Harbour
F5 Neutral Bay
F6 Mosman Bay
F7 Eastern Suburbs

Trip plan results will show Stockton ferry services with this short abbreviated code:

Code Service
Sktn Stockton Ferry

Trip plan results will show privately operated ferry lines with these short abbreviated codes:

Code Service
BunCr Bundeena Ferry
ChcPn Church Point Ferry
CCWB Circular Quay to Watsons Bay
CCDH Circular Quay, Luna Park, Darling Harbour Ferry
CCGD City to Garden Island and Manly
CCLC City to Lane Cove
CCSH City to Shark Island
CCZC City to Taronga Zoo
CRF Clarence River Ferry
Brkln Dangar Island Ferry
CCFD Darling Harbour to Fort Denison
CCZM Manly & Watsons Bay to Taronga Zoo
MFF Manly Fast Ferry
MDH Manly to Darling Harbour Loop
CCWM Manly to Watsons Bay
WagEt Palm Beach to Ettalong Ferry
PlmBc Palm Beach to Mackeral Ferry
EmpBa Woy Woy to Empire Bay Ferry