There are 5 ways to get from Central Station to Balmain by tram, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram  •  12 min

  1. L1 Dulwich Hill Line

$1

4 alternative options

Line 433 bus  •  32 min

  1. 433

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. 3.6 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  7 min

  1. 3.6 miles

$18 - $23

Walk  •  57 min

  1. 3.2 miles

What companies run services between Central Station, NSW, Australia and Balmain, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a bus from Central Station to Balmain every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Tram from Central Station station to John Street Square station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to Darling St Opp Gladstone Park
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Central Station to Balmain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$13 - $18
uberX
$13 - $18
TAXI
$18 - $23
UberSELECT
$19 - $25
uberXL
$19 - $25
UberBLACK
$29 - $40
UberLUX
$40 - $55
UberSUV
$40 - $55
Taxi from Central Station to Balmain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Central Station and Balmain is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Balmain is to tram which costs $1 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Central Station to Balmain is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $20 - $25.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pitt St Opp Barlow St and arriving at Darling St Opp Gladstone Park. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The tram from Central Station station to John Street Square station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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