Getting Here

Parramatta train station

There are so many ways to get to Parramatta, a well-connected city served by bus, train and ferry

Parramatta is just 24 kilometres from the Sydney CBD and is easily accessed by express train or by Parramatta Road/M4 freeway, Victoria Road, Cumberland Highway or Windsor Road.

catch the bus

The city is served by buses to the interchange near Parramatta Station. Bus routes connect

Parramatta with other Sydney destinations like Castle Hill, Hornsby, Ryde, Strathfield and the Sydney city centre.

city shuttle bus

It’s easy to get around on the free CBD shuttle bus route that does a loop around the Parramatta CBD from to the Transport interchange. Every 10 minutes and takes 25 minutes to complete. This service runs 7 days a week. Weekdays 7:00am to 6:30pm and Weekends 8:00am to 4:00pm. Highlights along the route include Macquarie Street, Church Street, the ferry wharf, Phillip Street and O’Connell Street.

ride the train

Parramatta Station connects to locations all around metro Sydney. It’s a 30-minute ride from Sydney’s Town Hall to Parramatta. There are stations at nearby Harris Park and Westmead, too.

hop on the ferry

Ferries run from Circular Quay to Parramatta. However, from April 2019 Parramatta Wharf is temporarily closed for upgrade.  Pedestrian access around the wharf and the foreshore will also change.

A temporary bus service will operate between Parramatta Wharf and Rydalmere Wharf until the completion of the upgrade program (about six months subject to weather and site conditions).

Customers will be able to catch bus route 60F3 to Rydalmere Wharf, which will connect with F3 Parramatta River ferry services.

Customers travelling between the city and Parramatta can use train services on the T1 Western Line or existing bus services on route M52 from Parramatta to Circular Quay via Victoria Road.

To plan your trip please visit Transport NSW's website or call the infoline on 131 500.

The new wharf will provide:-

  • Protection from the wind, rain and sun
  • Improved seating and waiting areas
  • Improved safety for customers
  • Quicker and more efficient ferry boarding and disembarking
  • Effective wayfinding signage 

find your way

To find public transport routes to Parramatta, visit the Transport for NSW website. You can also call the Transport Infoline at any time on 131 500 for help and information.

drive in

Parramatta is well serviced by major road connections. There are parking stations around Parramatta, many of which offer pre-booking discounts. There are also paid and free street parking spots in the city.