Sydney’s Central Station is the largest railway station in Australia. It is located on the southern end of the Central Business District (CBD). The station consist of two parts: West- and East. In the past the Western half was for steam trains while the Eastern half was intended for electric trains. The Western half of Central Station (Sydney Terminal) consists of 15 platforms. It is used by long-distance trains and intercity trains. Trains to Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Canberra leave from here. The Eastern half consists of 12 through platforms. These platforms are used by suburban CityRail services.
Metro Light Rail & Monorail
Sydney has a a Light Rail and a Monorail. The light rail connects Central Station with Sydney’s Inner West via Haymarket, Pyrmont, Glebe and Rozelle. The Light Rail stop is located in an outside concourse area of Central station. Sydney Monorail goes through the city to Darling Harbour. There is no stop at Central Station.
The domestic train station at Sydney Airport is located directly between the T2 and T3 Terminals. The International railway station is located at the Northern end of the T1 terminal. The airport train (Airport Link) connects all three terminals at the airport. It takes 13 minutes to travel from the airport to Sydney’s Central Station.
Long distance train Sydney – Perth
The Indian Pacific
Rooute: Sydney – Adelaide – Perth
Distance is 4352km; 3 nights