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There are 6 ways to get from Central Station to Parramatta by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Parramatta Station Blue Mountains Line / ...

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Parramatta Fe21

$30 - $40

Night bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Parramatta Station, Stand B2 N60 / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Central Station to Parramatta 14 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Central Station to Parramatta 14 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Central Station to Parramatta 14 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Parramatta is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Central Station to Parramatta is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Parramatta. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Parramatta Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Central Station and Parramatta is 20 km. The road distance is 22.4 km.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Parramatta without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs $3 - $5.

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The train from Central Station to Parramatta Station takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Central Station to Parramatta bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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Central Station to Parramatta train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Parramatta is to train which takes 24 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $55 and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Central Station to Parramatta.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Parramatta hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 23 min. Sydney Trains also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Central Station to Parramatta once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Parramatta Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$2 - $3
1st Class
$2 - $5
Sydney Trains
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Hillsbus
Phone
(02) 9890 0000
Email
customer.service@cdcbus.com.au
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Night bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Parramatta Station, Stand B2
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Hillsbus
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Central Station to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $65
Taxi
$50 - $75
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Lux
$95 - $120
Taxi from Central Station to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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Central Station to Parramatta bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Parramatta station.

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Central Station to Parramatta train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Parramatta Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Central Station to Parramatta is 22 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Central Station to Parramatta.

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There are 1810+ hotels available in Parramatta. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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