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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Town Hall Station to Newtown Station T2 / ...

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the bus from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D 423 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Line 423 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 423 bus from David Jones, Castlereagh St, Stand B to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D 423 / ...

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown 5 km

$22 - $26

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown 4.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown is to train which costs $2 - $3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown is to taxi which costs $22 - $26 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St and arriving at Newtown Station, King St, Stand D station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Town Hall Station station and arriving at Newtown Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Sydney Town Hall and Newtown is 4 km.

The best way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The train from Town Hall Station to Newtown Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sydney Town Hall to Newtown bus services, operated by Transit Systems, depart from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St station.

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Sydney Town Hall to Newtown train services, operated by Sydney Trains, depart from Town Hall Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown is to train which takes 12 min and costs $2 - $3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown.
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  • Distance: 3.9 km
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Sydney Town Hall, NSW, Australia and Newtown, NSW, Australia?

Sydney Trains operates a train from Town Hall Station to Newtown Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Transit Systems operates a bus from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 22 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transit Systems
Phone
02 8118 7102
Email
customerserviceNSW@transitsystems.com.au
Website
transitsystems.com.au
Bus from Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Transit Systems
Bus from David Jones, Castlereagh St, Stand B to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Transit Systems
Transdev NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Transdev NSW
State Transit
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Newtown Station, King St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
State Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney Town Hall to Newtown
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$22 - $26
WAV CABS
Phone
+61481 700 500
Website
wavmaxicabs.com.au
St George Cabs
Phone
312166
Website
stgeorgecabs.com.au
Silver Service
Phone
+61 9088 0445
RSL Cabs
Phone
+61 2  9581 1111
Website
rslcabs.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Legion Cabs
Phone
131451
Website
legioncabs.com.au
GM Cabs
Phone
131001
Website
gmcabs.com.au
13MaxiCabs
Phone
+61412093850
Website
13maxicabs.com

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Sydney Town Hall to Newtown bus services, operated by Transit Systems, arrive at Newtown Station, King St, Stand D.

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Sydney Town Hall to Newtown train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Newtown Station.

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