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 Wharf, departing every day between 7am and 7pm. The ferry arrives at the end of Charles Street, a short walk from the centre of the city. Note that low tides occasionally mean buses replace ferries for part of the journey.
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.
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.