Sydney Metro Ticket: Metro Railway, Sydney Ticket, Fare Chart, Pass, Route, Stations, Zone, Fare Card and Timings for Sydney Metro Rail

Sydney Metro ticket
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The Sydney Metro is a fully automated rapid transit system serving the city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Currently consisting of one line that opened on 26 May 2019, it runs from Tallawong to Chatswood and consists of 13 stations and 36 km (22.4 mi) of twin tracks, mostly underground. Work is progressing to extend this line from Chatswood to Bankstown, running under Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Central Business District (CBD) with a scheduled 2024 completion. When completed, this line will have 66 km (41.0 mi) of twin tracks and 31 stations.

Ticket price

Ticket price for Sydney Metro tickets start from $3.79, Book tickets on official website. Check more information.

DistanceAdult Opal fare
Distance0 – 10 kmAdult Opal fare$3.79
Distance10 – 20 kmAdult Opal fare$4.71
Distance20 – 35 kmAdult Opal fare$5.42
Distance35 – 65 kmAdult Opal fare$7.24

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Sydney Metro Fares

In Sydney and surrounding regions, fares are based on:

  • the distance you travel from tap on to tap off
  • the mode of transport you choose
  • whether you’re eligible for a concession fare or free travel
  • any Opal benefits such as discounts and capped fares that apply

Adult tickets are for everyone aged 16 years and older, with the exception of NSW/ACT Senior Secondary Students and those eligible for a concession fare. If you don’t have an Opal card you can use your contactless payment card or device for Adult Opal fares. Or you will need to purchase an Opal single trip ticket. If you forget to tap off you’ll be charged a default fare which is the maximum possible fare for your trip.

0 – 10 KM$3.61
($2.52 off-peak)
10 – 20 KM$4.48
($3.13 off-peak)
20 – 35 KM$5.15
($3.60 off-peak)
35 – 65 KM$6.89
($4.82 off-peak)
65+ KM$8.86
($6.20 off-peak)

Sydney Metro Hours (Timetable)

Sydney Metro train services are operated frequently with a headway of 4 minutes (peak) and 10 minutes (off-peak) throughout the day from early morning until late at night.

Fares and payments

In Sydney and surrounds, fares are calculated based on:

  • the distance you travel from tap on to tap off
  • how you choose to pay
  • the mode of transport you choose
  • whether you’re eligible for a concession fare or free travel
  • any Opal benefits such as discounts and capped fares that apply

Opal card in Sydney

There is no charge for an Opal card, however a minimum top up value of $20 for an adult card, or $10 for a child or concession card, applies at retailers or when using top up machines.

Sydney Transit Fare Table

Opal Card or Contactless Payment – Valid on CityRail, Sydney Ferries Sydney Buses and Metro Light RailAdultChildren 4 to 15
Opal Card Light Rail Trip 3-8 km$4.70$2.30
Opal Card Daily Cap – Mon. to Fri.$16.80$8.40
Opal Card Daily Cap – Weekends and Holidays$8.15$4.20
Opal Card 7 Day Cap$50.00$25.00

Sydney Metro System Information

• Owner: Transport for NSW (RailCorp)
• Operator: Metro Trains Sydney
• Total Planned Network: 66 km
• Operational Network: 36 km
• Operational Stations: 13
• Operations Began: 26 May 2019
• Rolling Stock: Alstom Metropolis (22 x 6, made in Sri City, India)
• Track Gauge: Standard Gauge (1,435 mm)

Sydney Metro Lines (Operational Network)

Metro North West Line: Tallawong (Cudgegong Road) – Chatswood
• Total Length: 36 km (22 mi)
• Stops/Stations: 13
• Stations: Tallawong, Rouse Hill, Kellyville, Bella Vista, Norwest, Hills Showground, Castle Hill, Cherrybrook, Epping, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Chatswood

Sydney Metro Lines (Under Construction Network)

Metro North West Line: Chatswood – Bankstown
• Total Length: 30 km (19 mi)
• Stops/Stations: 17
• Stations (6 new): Crow’s Nest, Victoria Cross, Barangaroo, Martin Place, Pitt Street, Central
• Stations (11 upgrade of T3): Sydenham, Marrickville, Dulwich Hill, Hurlstone Park, Canterbury, Campsie, Belmore, Lakemba, Wiley Park, Punchbowl and Bankstown

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