The University of Newcastle, Australia

Sydney

The University’s Sydney campus is located at 55 Elizabeth Street, Sydney. Adjacent to a number of major public transport hubs, the premises are as convenient as they are central.

The surrounding streets are filled with some of Australia's best shops and cafes with Martin Place and the retail heart of Sydney right outside the door.

Parking at Sydney

There is no general parking available at the University's Sydney campus. Students and staff will need to find individual transport solutions, including on-street parking, parking in nearby stations, catching public transport or using a taxi service.


Accessible parking

If you hold a mobility parking scheme permit, you can enjoy free parking for a certain period of time in designated parking zones. This applies to parking zones with meters or ticket machines.

Click here for more information on accessible parking in the city.

In the heart of Sydney CBD, our Sydney campus is close to numerous public transport links. For more information about transport in Sydney, visit TransportNSW.

Bus

Buses travel through the city on major routes almost 24 hours a day. Most of the bus routes within the City of Sydney are Opal only to reduce delays, so you'll need an Opal card or contactless payment card or device before you get on board.


Train

Train stations in central Sydney include Central, Museum, St James, Town Hall, Wynyard, Circular Quay, Martin Place and Kings Cross. City Circle services travel via Central, Town Hall, Wynyard, Circular Quay, St James and Museum. Trains to the eastern suburbs, including Kings Cross and Bondi Junction, en route to the famous Bondi Beach leave from Martin Place Station.

The City Circle line has multiple stops near our Sydney campus.

Train services run from 4am to around midnight on most lines. Night buses replace Sydney Trains services between midnight and 4am.


Metro

Metro services travel between Tallawong Station and Chatswood Station, via Macquarie University in Sydney’s North West.


Light rail

Light rail services run frequently between Central Station and Dulwich Hill via many popular tourist destinations including Capitol Square, Paddy's Market, The Star, Sydney Fish Market and the Tram Sheds, a great destination for food lovers. There is a 24 hour service from Central to The Star.


Ferry

Ferry services across Sydney's world-renowned harbour leave from the terminal at Circular Quay and travel to harbourside destinations including Taronga Zoo and suburbs such as Balmain, Balmain, Kirribilli, Manly and Parramatta.


Travel concessions

If you're a full time, on campus student, you may be entitled to a travel concession. If you are getting the travel concession for the first time you will need to complete a consent form via myHub, wait 2 business days then apply for your Concession Opal card via OPAL. Further details including how to complete the online consent form are available at AskUON.

International students may be eligible for other travel concessions.

For more information about travel concessions see click here.

Ridesharing, or carpooling, is an easy, environmentally friendly way to make your trip to and from campus. Some ridesharing services in Sydney are:

Active travel options, like walking, cycling or skating, are some of the most efficient and effective ways to incorporate regular exercise into your daily life and reduce your carbon footprint.

Got a question about parking?

Contact the AskUON team by phone or online.