LIVING IN BATHURST
The Central West OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Bathurst is a city in east-central New South Wales, Australia. It lies on the south bank of the Macquarie River and is west of the Blue Mountains. The distance from Sydney to Bathurst is 159 kilometres.
It is very important that you understand your obligations as an international student in Australia. We refer all students to the Australian government website www.studyinaustralia.gov.au
is a good website for students which has resources and information for international students about the life in Bathurst.
For International Students
Alternatively, if you require any assistance to be picked up from station, this can be arranged with the AMBI team.
For Domestic Students
Australia Wide Coaches operates buses from Sydney to Bathurst Station, Coach Stop once daily, and the journey takes 3h 30m.
Alternatively, Intercity Train operates a train from Central Station to Bathurst Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25-35 and the journey takes 3h 46m.
Travelling in BATHURST
To travel anywhere within the Opal network, all you need is an Opal card.
Opal cards are a smartcard ticket that you keep, reload and reuse to pay for travel on public transport. Simply add value to your Opal card then tap on and tap off to pay your travel fares on trains, buses, ferries and light rail.
is the only ticket you need. The most convenient way of travelling on any mode of public transport in SYDNEY
Where to buy OPAL card
As an international student, you are entitled to an ‘Adult Opal card’. You can get an adult Opal card from any participating retailer, or you can order one from the Opal website.
For more information on Opal fares, visit: https://www.opal.com.au/en/opal-fares/
Train & Bus Timetable
For more information on train timetables, visit: http://www.sydneytrains.info/