Buses, trains & ferries
In this section:
- plan your individual trip
- view bus, train and ferry timetables
- view fare information
- download transport apps.
- WH Smith - Newsagent, Shop 4 and 5, Morven Brown Building (C20)
- WH Smith - Newsagent, Shop G035C, The Quadrangle (E15)
- UNSW Post Office, Library Walk, Mathews Building (F22)
- New College Village Convenience Store (H3), New College Postgrad Village, Anzac Pde
Information on where to purchase tickets off-campus.
NEW! Charter buses will ease congestion on the return journey from UNSW to Central Station between 29 February and 1 April 2016
During the evening peak, UNSW has chartered additional buses from NIDA on Anzac Parade and Gate 9 on High St for the return trip to Central Station. The additional buses will run between 5.00pm and 6.30pm until 1 April 2016. These buses are free of charge, go directly to Central Station and will be clearly marked with the text: "UNSW to Central Station".
Buses to UNSW from Central Station
During exam periods, the 891 UNSW Express bus service diverts via Randwick Racecourse for student examinations. Bus drivers have been instructed that this is a compulsory stop.
There will be no change to the route from campus back to Central Station, but drivers will be required to stop at the Alison Road stop to pick up students leaving exams.
All UNSW 890, 891, 892 and 895 Express bus services to and from the campus will operate on a reduced timetable. UNSW 895 Express bus services pick up passengers from Stand C opposite UNSW on Anzac Pde. Stand A (outside NIDA) is not in service during semester breaks. View the UNSW Express timetable.
- 339 Central Station on Foveaux St just east of Elizabeth St.
- 372 Central Station
- 373 Museum Station
- 374 Central Station
- 376 Museum Station
- 377 Museum Station
Other key bus services to UNSW
- Metrobus 10 (M10) – Leichhardt to Maroubra Junction via Anzac Parade
- Metrobus 50 (M50) – Drummoyne to Coogee via the City, Anzac Parade and High Street
- 370 - Leichardt to Coogee via Anzac Parade and High Street
- 400 - Burwood to Bondi Junction via High Street.
Bus tickets and fares
Information: bus tickets and fares.
Fare evasion: You can incur an on-the-spot fine of $200 or more if you travel without a valid ticket. State Transit Revenue Protection Officers monitor all bus services and are frequent visitors on bus service routes to and from UNSW campuses.
A courtesy shuttle bus operates between Paddington Campus (UNSW Art and Design, formerly COFA) and UNSW Kensington Campus during the academic year. The shuttle bus stop is located at the Gate 8 entrance on High Street (UNSW Kensington) and at the Greens Rd entrance (Paddington).
Please note the primary purpose of the shuttle bus is to operate as a night shuttle bus. Capacity and frequency is limited. Students and staff are encouraged to take public transport.
UNSW students who are eligible for travel concessions can apply for a Concession Opal card.
- Before you can apply, you need to give your consent for UNSW to share your details (your name, date of birth and zID number) with Transport for NSW.
- Log in to myUNSW and tick the checkbox to give your consent (see the Concession Opal card link in the Online Services section of the My Student Profile tab).
- Please allow two business days for your information to reach Transport for NSW before you apply for your Concession Opal card at opal.com.au or by calling 13 67 25 (13 OPAL).
- If at any point you lose your Concession Opal card, please contact Opal directly on 13 67 25 (13 OPAL).
Eligible students travelling outside the Opal zone will need to fill in an Application for a NSW Tertiary Student Concession Card. Please bring the completed form to FM Assist. If at any point you lose your your travel concession card, you will need to apply directly toTransport for NSW For a replacement. Please complete the Replacement Travel Concession form.
Further details about the Concession Opal card are available on opal.com.au.
Ticketing changes in 2016
Most paper tickets are being retired from 1 January 2016. Staff and students still travelling with MyMulti or TravelTen tickets should prepare by applying for an Opal card.
Part-time students or students who don’t meet the eligibility criteria can pick up an Adult Opal card from any Opal retailer. To find your nearest Opal retailer visit retailers.opal.com.au.
International Student Tickets
The 365-day international student ticket (MyMulti 2 or 3) will no longer be sold from 28 February 2016. International students wishing to travel on public transport are highly encouraged to acquire an Adult Opal card, to access a range of travel benefits including daily and weekly travel caps, free travel after eight paid and completed journeys a week and a $2.50 daily cap on Sundays. Visit www.opal.com.au/ordercard for more information.
The 90-day international student ticket will still continue to be available. For information on the 90-day international student ticket, visit www.transportnsw.info/international-students
For further information about eligibility, or providing consent, please contact: