There are 2 main community transport providers operating in the local area – the City of Sydney and Access Sydney Community Transport.
Both services provide accessible and affordable options for people who have difficulty using public transport.
City of Sydney community transport
Our services support many of our community service programs.
The services help residents and visitors commute to and from our events and facilities. Contact your nearest community centre for information.
Access Sydney Community Transport
Access Sydney Community Transport is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of low-cost transport options for older people, people with disability, carers and younger people who are transport disadvantaged. It is funded by the state and federal Government.
It’s designed for people with limited access to public or private transport enabling them to continue to live independently at home and participate in community life.
Access Sydney offers an access bus, shopping bus and individual transport services. Conditions may apply to use either service.
The organisation can also provide information about public transport, subsidised taxi fares, community transport in other suburbs, and other home and community services.
Access Sydney provides weekly (or fortnightly) door-to-door services with an assistant on-board to help you get your shopping bags on and off the bus and into your home. The service operates in these key areas:
- Millers Point and The Rocks
- Pyrmont and Ultimo
- Glebe, Camperdown and Chippendale
- Alexandria, Erskineville and Newtown
- Redfern, Waterloo and Rosebery
- Surry Hills and Paddington
- Woolloomooloo and Kings Cross.
If you need transport to medical appointments, libraries, nursing home visits or even hairdressers, you may be eligible for the low-cost individual transport service.
Access Sydney offers group social outing programs which give seniors living in the City of Sydney the chance to discover new places and meet new people! An exciting range of activities and destinations are on offer each month.
Village to Village shuttle bus
This free shuttle bus service travels between certain areas of the local area each Thursday and Friday. Its stops include shopping centres and essential services such as Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
You can choose between 3 different routes. Visit the Village to Village site for timetable information.
Woolloomooloo to Redfern
This service links Woolloomooloo, Potts Point, Darlinghurst, Surry Hills and Redfern residents to local services such as shops, Kings Cross railway station, St Vincent’s Hospital and Central railway station. It includes Billyard Avenue, Onslow Avenue and the Ithaca Road loop.
Woolloomooloo to Broadway
This bus service travels through the city centre. Destinations include the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Sydney Fish Markets and Broadway Shopping Centre.
Redfern to Broadway via Alexandria
This service travels to Danks Street, Green Square, Newtown, RPA Hospital and Broadway Shopping Centre.