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Travelling to Parramatta

May 2024 - Parramatta Wharf temporary closure

Between Monday 13 May and Thursday 23 May, the F3 Parramatta River Ferry service will not run between Rydalmere Wharf and Parramatta Wharf. The planned closure will allow Transport for NSW to safely remove the fully enclosed scaffolding system in place on the Gasworks Bridge.

Replacement bus service
While the ferry service is unavailable, a replacement bus service Route 60F3 will run between Parramatta Wharf, Phillip Street, and the Rydalmere Wharf bus stop. Signage will be in place to assist passengers.

Please allow an additional five to ten minutes of travel time when planning your public transport trips. Visit for further information on public transport changes.


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

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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.

Free City shuttle bus

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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

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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.

Find your way

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To find public transport routes to Parramatta, visit the Transport for NSW website.

You can also call the Transport Infoline any time on 131 500 for help and information.

Drive in

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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.

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