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There are 7 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  •  13 min

  1. Take the tram from Central Station station to John Street Square station L1 Dulwich Hill Line

$1

6 alternative options

Line 442 bus via Central Station  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 442 bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St 442

$1 - $6

Line 442 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 442 bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St 442

$1 - $3

Line 433 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 433 bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to Darling St Opp Gladstone Park 433

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Central Station to Balmain 3.6 miles

$14 - $18

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Central Station to Balmain 3.6 miles

$13 - $17

Walk  •  57 min

  1. Walk from Central Station to Balmain 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Balmain is to tram which costs $1 and takes 13 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from QVB, York St, Stand B and arriving at Darling St At Mort St. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Central Station and Balmain is 4 km.

The best way to get from Central Station to Balmain without a car is to tram which takes 13 min and costs $1.

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The tram from Central Station station to John Street Square station takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Central Station to Balmain bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from QVB, York St, Stand B station.

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Central Station to Balmain bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Darling St At Mort St station.

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There are 2037+ hotels available in Balmain. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Central Station to Balmain.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Central Station to Balmain every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Tram from Central Station station to John Street Square station
Ave. Duration
13 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 QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to Darling St Opp Gladstone Park
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $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
$13 - $17
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uber.com
Assist
$13 - $17
UberX
$13 - $17
Select
$19 - $24
UberXL
$19 - $25
Taxi
$23 - $30
Black
$28 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Lux
$40 - $55
Taxi from Central Station to Balmain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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