Sydney summer holiday transport

**This article is from 2019. Please check newcastletransport.info or contact us for the latest information**

If you are travelling to Sydney during the Christmas break, remember that metro, train and other Sydney services may not run as usual. However, there will be plenty of services to cater for everyone’s needs.


Travelling to the airport

If you’re flying interstate or overseas, it will be busy so allow more travel time to the airport. Please make sure to plan your trip before you travel.

If you do choose to drive, check the traffic at livetraffic.com before you leave.


Light night services

Don’t get caught out after a night out. There are late night public transport services from the Sydney CBD to get you home.

  • Ferries run till various times between 6pm and 12.20am from Circular Quay.
  • Sydney’s new light rail runs until 1am between Circular Quay and Randwick.
  • Inner west light rail runs until 11pm everyday and until 12am on Fridays between Central and Dulwich Hill. Between Central and The Star the light rail runs till 6am.
  • Buses will run from midnight to 4.30am out of the city to various locations such as Sutherland, Penrith and Liverpool.

Plan ahead for your late night travel in Sydney. Visit transportnsw.info for more service info.