Is there an express train from Sydney to Newcastle?
A new express train service – the fastest yet – will be trialled between Newcastle and Sydney from November. A new express train service will be trialled between Newcastle and Sydney when the Wickham Transport Interchange is complete, the state government has revealed.
How much does the train cost in Sydney?
Light rail fares
|Distance||Adult Opal card fare||Adult Opal single trip ticket fare|
|Distance0 – 3 km||Adult Opal card fare $3.20||Adult Opal single trip ticket fare$4.00|
|Distance3 – 8 km||Adult Opal card fare$3.73||Adult Opal single trip ticket fare$4.60|
|Distance8+ km||Adult Opal card fare $4.80||Adult Opal single trip ticket fare$6.00|
How long does it take from Sydney to Newcastle by train?
Travel time by rail from Sydney to Newcastle is approximately two and a half to three hours.
Can I use Opal card from Sydney to Newcastle?
Opal allows you to travel on Sydney and Newcastle Light Rail, buses and Ferries, all Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink Intercity trains between Sydney and Bomaderry, Goulburn, Lithgow, Bathurst, Hamilton, Dungog and Scone.
Can I use Opal card to Newcastle?
Opal is your ticket to getting around on public transport. Keep and reuse it to pay for travel on public transport. Once you have your Opal card , just add value, then tap on and tap off to travel. Adult and Child/Youth Opal cards are also available at the Newcastle Transport Hub located at the Newcastle Interchange.
Do Sydney to Newcastle trains have toilets?
Trains . Intercity and regional trains have toilets on board. On the Central Coast & Newcastle Line, toilets are only open in the outer suburban and intercity areas.
Why is Sydney airport train so expensive?
The cost of travel to the airport (which has a captive audience, i.e. those who are traveling) is expensive because it’s a revenue raiser for the state government. Most state governments need every dollar they can get to meet the demands that the general public government demand of them.
Is it cheaper to use an opal card?
Off-peak travel is 30% cheaper when using an Opal card . Without an Opal card , you do not get any reduction and pay peak fares all the time.
Can you catch a train without an opal card?
If you don’t have an Opal card or use contactless payments, you will need to get an Opal single trip ticket. Designed as a back up option, Opal single tickets are available for metro, train , bus, ferry and light rail . You will need to buy a new ticket each time you need to change to another service.
Where Does Newcastle train line end?
The line branches off the Main North line at Broadmeadow and travels in an easterly direction through the inner suburbs to Newcastle Interchange, with one intermediate station at Hamilton. Until its curtailment in December 2014, it extended to Newcastle station.
How long does it take to drive from Sydney to Newcastle?
2 hours, 6 minutes
Are trains still running in NSW?
NSW Trainlink Trains Train services are running as normal EXCEPT the Melbourne XPT will will run ONLY between Sydney and Albury, the Brisbane XPT is running only between Sydney and Casino (with onward bus connections), and the Sydney -Canberra XPT is running only to Queanbeyan (with onward bus connections). 3 дня назад
Can I use my Opal card on the XPT?
You can ‘t use Opal on the XPT .
Can you pay cash on Newcastle buses?
Ticket types. To travel on our buses in the North Coast region you need a valid bus ticket. Tickets can be paid for using contactless payments or cash . It will help the driver if you have the correct or small change ready.
Can I unblock my Opal card?
To complete an online balance transfer, both Opal cards must be active and registered to the same Opal account. The original card will be permanently blocked. If your Opal card is already blocked and has funds available, you will need to contact Opal Customer Care to transfer the balance to an active Opal card .