Servicing destinations throughout Brisbane, Melbourne and New South Wales, NSW TrainLink (express passenger trains) offers a modern coach and rail network to carry passengers economy or first class, in the comfort of air conditioning on day, night and overnight routes.
Sleeper facilities are available on board for overnight journeys and NSW TrainLink features comfortable reclining seats with plenty of leg room, fold down tables and large windows perfect for enjoying the amazing views of the Australian landscape as you travel cross country. Main line passenger services operate between Sydney to Melbourne and Sydney to Brisbane.
Although NSW TrainLink operates a number of additional regional services, TravelOnline only offers the sectors displayed below. TravelOnline also does not offer Senior or Pensioner fares. TravelOnline are happy to assist your booking however bookings are unable to be confirmed if travel is within 72 hours.
Option 1: Seats
Economy Class Seats feature drop down tables, individual reading lights, buffet car access, footrests and armrests. Seats look in the direction you are travelling in however are able to be rotated for a group of 4 with prior notice. Economy seats recline back to 28 degrees and offer plenty of leg room.
First Class Seats feature footrests and armrests, individual reading lights, drop down tables and buffet car access. Seats look in the direction you are travelling in however are able to be rotated for a group of 4 with prior notice. First Class seats recline back to 40 degrees and offer extra leg room.
Option 2: Sleepers
First Class Sleepers are available for services travelling overnight between Sydney/Brisbane/Sydney and Sydney/Melbourne/Sydney. Twin cabins offer towels, toiletries and bed linen. Breakfast is included in the service tariff and beds convert into comfortable seats for the daytime. Twin Cabin has 1 set of double bunks in each cabin. A maximum of 3 people is recommended per cabin as a shower and toilet is shared between two cabins.
The buffet car offers a wide range of hot and cold meals as well as tasty snacks however arrangements can be made for the on board crew to serve you in your set or sleeper. Most individual dietary requirements can also be provided for with a minimum of 48 hours' notice.
|Brisbane to Sydney||Daylight||#5.55am||8.12pm|
|Brisbane to Sydney||Overnight||#3.10pm||6.59am - next day||Casino*|
|Melbourne to Sydney||Daylight||8.30am||7.53pm|
|Melbourne to Sydney||Overnight||7.50pm||6.53am - next day|
|Sydney to Brisbane||Daylight||7.11am||#10.34pm||Casino*|
|Sydney to Brisbane||Overnight||2.41pm||#4.53am - next day|
|Sydney to Melbourne||Daylight||7.32am||6.30pm|
|Sydney to Melbourne||Overnight||8.32pm||7.25am - next day|
# During NSW daylight saving (6 October 2013 to 6 April 2014), services will arrive and depart Queensland locations one hour earlier than shown.
*Indicates coach connection as part of the journey.
Timetables subject to change without notice please reconfirm at time of booking. Train departs on a daily basis.
Children: Children aged between 4 and 15 years are eligible for child fares. Underage children who occupy a seat or birth will also be charged at the child rate.
Ticketing and payment: In order to secure your ticket, passengers are required to pay at the time of booking.
Motor Vehicles: Motor vehicles are unable to be carried on NSW TrainLink
Luggage: Passengers are permitted three pieces of luggage comprising: 2 checked items, weighing between 5 and 20 kg each and not more than 70 x 60 x 50 cm (length x height x width). Medium sized bags will be accepted as checked luggage if they weigh 15 kg or less and only contain clothing or soft items. Luggage must be checked in at the station 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Please note NSW TrainLink is unable to accept luggage less than 5 kg as checked luggage and there is limited space for booked luggage and restrictions apply during peak periods.
Unchecked Luggage: Passengers are permitted a maximum of two items on board of 20 kg or less or less than 70 x 60 x 50 cm (length x height x width). Items will be stored in luggage racks or at the end of your carriage. Items that are damaged, unable to be secured or with protruding contents will not be accepted. Liability is limited to $300 and private travel insurance is recommended. NSW TrainLink has no liability for personal items including electrical goods, cameras, jewellery and money; bags, backpacks, suitcases and similar items; golf clubs, snowboards, surfboards and bicycles; luggage that is not checked in