Transport options in Sydney

How to commute


Public Transport

Town Hall, St James and Wynyard train stations are only 10 minutes walk from ECA College  and these stations will give you access to most locations around Sydney. Students living in the Eastern Suburbs can choose train or bus transportation to the city and most trips take about 10 – 30 minutes. Buses run regularly and there are bus stops near ECA College .

The famous Bondi Beach is a 40 minute bus or bus/train ride east from the city, and Manly is 30 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay. Being in the city gives you an excellent starting point to access some of the 26 beaches that are within the Sydney area. All students who use public transport should purchase Opal Cards from designated venues, which can be used for all transport. Overseas students must purchase an Adult Opal Card (black colour).

Parramatta campus is located in front of Parramatta Train and Bus Station, its two mins walk. Students can commute anywhere in sydney using public transport from parramatta station.

Public Transport (Train, Light Rail, Ferries, you need to have opal card)

Opal could be a smartcard for travel on trains, buses, ships and light rail in Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Seeker, Illawarra and Southern Highlands. Load money on to your card to pay-as-you-go on all four modes of transport. You’ll be able do this at retailers, online or at one of the Opal top-up machines at chosen prepare stations. Essentially tap on at the beginning of your trip and tap off at the conclusion to be charged the right admission.

Get an Opal Card


Opal Travel

Download the Opal Travel app to your smartphone to plan your trip using Sydney’s public transport system, view and top-up the balance on your Opal card and calculate your trip fare.

You can use Bike to roam in city or suburbs

Riding a bicycle could be a fun, sound and feasible way of getting around the city. Utilizing 2 wheels can too save you time and cash. In any case Sydney isn’t as inviting to bike riders as Melbourne and so you wish to watch out. There are numerous cycle ways in spite of the fact that after you know where you’re going. As such it is imperative to arrange your course and take incredible care.

Make your Bike ride