There are a number of services available to help you plan your public transport trip. Eligible patients travelling on public transport can apply for subsidies for travel to health services through the Isolated Patients Transport and Accommodation Assistance Scheme.
The Transport NSW website can help you calculate the best way to get from A to B when travelling, even if it involves changing modes of transport. It also provides fare and timetable information, maps and transport status alerts.
NSW TrainLink and Sydney Trains provide train services across the Nepean Blue Mountains region. Timetables are available from the Sydney Trains website.
There are many bus operators across the Nepean Blue Mountains region.
Opal Cards are free smart card tickets that can be used to pay for travel on public transport. There are four types of Opal cards:
- Adult Opal Cards (for people 16 years of age and older who normally pay full fare)
- Child/Youth Opal Cards (aged 4-15 years old, or full time school students over 16)
- Gold Opal Cards (for seniors/pensioners and asylum seekers)
- Concession Opal Cards (for eligible tertiary students, apprentices and trainees, job seekers and Centrelink customers)