There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Parramatta by bus, train, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 M52 / ...

$2 - $40

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Parramatta Station T2 Inner West and Leppington Line / ...

$2 - $4

Ferry  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Barangaroo, Wharf 1 to Parramatta Wharf F3 Parramatta River

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney to Parramatta 14.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Parramatta 14.8 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney to Parramatta 14.8 miles

$30 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L and arriving at Parramatta Station, Stand B3 station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Barangaroo, Wharf 1 and arriving at Parramatta Wharf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 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 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Parramatta is 20 km. The road distance is 23.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Parramatta without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs .

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The bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Parramatta Station, Stand B3 takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Sydney to Parramatta bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L station.

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Sydney to Parramatta train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Parramatta is to bus which takes 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Sydney to Parramatta bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Parramatta Station, Stand B3.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Parramatta.
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Parramatta, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney to Parramatta every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 57 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney to Parramatta every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Transport NSW also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Parramatta Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Parramatta Station, Stand B3
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Parramatta Station, Stand B2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Ferry operators
Sydney Ferries
Website
sydneytrains.info
Ferry from Barangaroo, Wharf 1 to Parramatta Wharf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Taxi
$55 - $75
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Lux
$100 - $130
Taxi from Sydney to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Sydney to Parramatta train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Parramatta Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Parramatta is 24 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Sydney to Parramatta.

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There are 1689+ hotels available in Parramatta. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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