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Australia has an extensive road, rail and air transport system.
Sydney has an excellent public transport system including trains, buses, ferries and light rail. Taxis are also easy to find, although they cost more than other public transport.
To travel on trains, buses, ferries and light rail you need a ticket. The most convenient is an Opal card - a smartcard ticket that you load value onto and keep for travel on all public transport in Sydney and surrounds.
There are other fare options for travel on public transport including single tickets and MyMulti tickets for all modes of transport. Find out more on the Transport NSW website.
For a great free timetable app download TripView Lite to your smartphone.
If you intend to drive while you’re living in Sydney, you’ll need to plan ahead. The Roads and Maritime website has information on getting a driver or rider licence, registering your vehicle in NSW, road rules and safety, and other information on using NSW roads, such as tolling and trip planning.
You are allowed to drive a car in NSW if you hold a valid and current driver's licence from your home country. Whenever you drive, you must always carry with you:
For more information about NSW road rules download a copy of the Road Users' Handbook available in a number of languages.
Our CRICOS Provider Code is 00591E and CRICOS Provider Name is TAFE NSW - Technical & Further Education Commission.