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“grand concourse”(11 reviews)
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Eddy Ave | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Inner West
+61 2 9379 1777
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rather than fly, I decided to spend a day travelling from Sydney to Melbourne by train - roughly a 1000 kilometre-long 11 journey! The train left Central exactly on time and arrived at Southern Cross Station in Melbourne 10 minutes late - pretty good considering...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EDEBAuckland_
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whilst visiting Sydney we had to use Central Railway Station several times and found it very clean, staff friendly, professional & helpful. Platforms easy to find and trains spotlessly clean.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Perth1982
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived from Orange transferred to Lithgow trains & finished at central station train. I got my luggage off & the 2 young guards at the gate opened the gate for me. I asked if there was a coffee shop nearby & they pointed straight...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 61Maddie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to wait a half an hour for a cup of cappuccino and it was 11 am and their place was empty with almost no customers

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I pass through Sydney’s Central Railway Station regularly while travelling and was heartened to discover recently that the Grand Concourse Food Hall, advertised for at least two years as “Opening Soon” , has finally opened its doors. How disappointing therefore to find that each time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jacqueline O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This station is set up for tourists there are signs for anything and everything, you need to plan your trips find out which train and platform you are going from. There are plenty of people there to help. Advice is get an opal card and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

TO back up karenM THE SO CALLED Food Hall is Crap.. she is not wrong.. EXPENSIVE, UNINVITING with no incentive to eat on station again== walk down the street. WHO wants to EAT $30 PLUS MEALS THERE(in the restaurant) let alone the CAFES.. RAILWAY STATIONS...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank porgy328
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

So I’m sitting here waiting to catch my train..the building itself is lovely.. nice clean toilets. Tourist info centres and baggage storage. Plus a place to enquire about country travel. My beef, so to speak, is about the food hall .. the prices here are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenm642
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Very handy to get to everywhere local and rural towns. You can use the light rail system, buses, trains or walk. Centrally located and easy to navigate trains on arrival.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alana S
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I had same experience as two previous reviewers - squashed, overpriced in relation to size croissant plus served in a bowl with a side of potato crisps from a packet. Whoever eats that combination for afternoon tea! It felt as if a child had assembled...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jur0n
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14 November 2018|
Response from mje0250 | Reviewed this property |
The taxis are just by the outside doors left when coming out of the platform do 50 metres about
Derek C
11 September 2018|
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Response from porgy328 | Reviewed this property |
WAS on recently .. that train is GENERALLY AROUND 1 to 4