Tourist & transport information
Getting around the city.
Sydney’s public transport network features trains, light rail, buses and ferries.
Transport for NSW manages public transport. Plan your trip.
Privately operated light rail lines, airport links, sightseeing buses and taxis complement the public network.
For up-to-the-minute traffic information, visit Live Traffic NSW.
Cars, motorbikes and scooters
Transport & parkingAll our parking meters accept payment by coin, credit card and mobile phone.
Transport & parkingIf you encounter a problem with a parking meter, call 1300 887 956.
Transport & parkingMotorcycle and scooter riders don't need to pay at any of the parking meters in our local area, including central Sydney.
Transport & parkingUse the map to find an option in your area.
If you hold a mobility parking permit, you can enjoy free parking for a certain period of time in designated parking zones. Tactile and braille signs are placed next to push buttons at every signalised pedestrian crossing across the local area.
For accessible public transport information, visit Transport for NSW.
Lists, maps & inventoriesKey useable features in the City of Sydney area including mobility parking spaces, public toilets and potential barriers such as stairs and inclines.Published 15 January 2020
Lists, maps & inventoriesIf you hold an approved permit, you can enjoy free parking for a certain period of time in designated parking zones.Published 2 October 2019
Public health & safety programsProviding legible pedestrian information is critical to ensure commuting routes are clearly defined and easily understood, allowing people to be confident of making their way around the city.
Transport & parkingOur community bus hire scheme is available to not-for-profit community groups and organisations that provide services of benefit either to the entire local community or a specific target group.At least $27.50
Cycling in Sydney
Lists, maps & inventoriesDownload or order a free copy and discover our network of low traffic streets, cycleways and shared paths.Published 16 July 2020
Lists, maps & inventoriesVisit one of these inner-Sydney locations for the latest products and advice or maintain your tires at a spot near you.Published 8 September 2020
Walks, drives & ridesTake in the sights and explore your city by bike on one of these inner Sydney adventures.
Building new infrastructureNew spaces for people walking and riding to allow safer travel between workplaces, schools, health care and the city centre.In progress
Transport & parkingLet us know if we should install a new facility or locate a spot nearby.
Talks, courses & workshopsDesigned to develop the skills and confidence required to be an effective bike rider in Sydney.
HistoryOur self-guided walking tours introduce you to different aspects of Sydney’s history.Published 23 April 2018
HistorySites in the City of Sydney that are associated with the histories of Aboriginal people.Published 20 October 2017
Walks, drives & ridesExplore your city for fun or to help a special cause.
- Discover new neighbourhoods while learning about Sydney’s fascinating history, stunning architecture and the stories behind the city’s most loved public artworks.