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Using the trains in Sydney - Tight Travellers
For me, visiting a new place often sparks initial excitement that slowly turns to dread when I realise I have to work out how to get around. I’ve lived my whole life in Sydney, and even I sometimes get overwhelmed by the busses, trains, trams, ferries and numerous other forms of transport zooming around the city. App for Sydney public transport In my opinion, the best app for all transport in Sydney is TripView. There’s TripView, which is the paid version, and TripView Lite which is the free version. The Lite version does everything the paid version does, except it doesn’t save your trips to reference at a later date. How to pay for public transport in Sydney First and foremost, what do you need to be able to ride public transport in Australia? You need an Opal Card. This is a pre-paid card that you can pick up from any NewsAgent or Opal Retailer – check out the map here if you’re not sure where to get one. Alternatively, you can order one. The card is free, with a minimum $10 deposit onto the card. This card is used to ‘tap on’ and ‘tap off’ of each …