Hotels Sydney close to Sydney Central Railway Station (Sydney, Australia)

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Sydney Central Railway Station (Sydney, Australia)

Sydney Central Railway Station is the City’s Major Transport Hub

Whatever brings you to town, the chances are you will use the imposing Central railway station at some stage during your visit to Sydney. Besides being the gateway to central Sydney for many travellers, it’s also a key transport nerve centre used by Sydneysiders for commuting and leisure. Served by regional and national passenger trains as well as Sydney Light Rail, it’s little wonder that this busy station handles more than 85 million passengers annually. The station is also a bus terminal and the launchpad for intercity coach travel from Railway Square, which is just outside. Furthermore, air passengers using Sydney Airport can take a direct train to the airport from Central railway station Sydney.

A railway station has occupied the site between Sydney’s bustling CBD, Surry Hills and Haymarket since Victorian times, but the present-day structure, which is a heritage-listed building, was completed in 1906. The Grand Concourse at the heart of the station is where passengers can get travel information, buy tickets or grab a bite to eat.

Central Railway Station Sydney Offers Numerous Transport Options

Whether it’s a short hop or a long-distance route, Central railway station Sydney offers passengers a wide choice of trains. It is the departure point for the Sydney to Melbourne train, which takes about 11 hours, and the airport train, which takes less than ten minutes. Those travelling elsewhere in Sydney can use the station to catch buses to Bondi Junction for a day at the famous Bondi Beach, or take trains to suburban shopping hubs like Parramatta.

Central railway station Sydney also sits at one end of the blossoming Sydney Light Rail system. Offering connections along the L1 line to Dulwich Hill, it is a popular service that takes in Sydney Fish Market and the International Convention Centre Sydney. Plans are afoot to extend the light rail service and to develop a new underground station at Central Station Sydney as part of public transport scheme to open a new phase of the Sydney Metro network in 2024.

Central Railway Station Sydney is Close to Hotels and Dining Options

Being strategically positioned at the southern side of the CBD, Central railway station Sydney is surrounded by accommodation options and hotels, including luxury and budget choices. If you want an affordable hostel near Central Station Sydney, you could try the Westend Backpackers. If you have more to spend, a popular pick among the mid-range hotels near Central Station Sydney is the Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney. Both options are conveniently located just five minutes’ walk away in Pitt Street.

For foodies who have some time to kill in downtown Sydney while changing trains, it’s worth remembering that Central railway station Sydney is just a short walk from the trendy Surry Hills neighbourhood, which is renowned for its cool cafes serving generous brunches. If dining options on the Grand Concourse at the station don’t inspire, you could walk to neighbourhood cafe favourites like Single O Surry Hills in six minutes or Reuben Hills in eight minutes. For Australian wines, atmospheric surroundings and Mediterranean tapas made with local produce, NOMAD is a popular restaurant located near central station. It can be found in Foster Street.

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Hotels near Sydney Central Railway Station

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