No matter your starting point, there are many transport options to get you here - bus, bike, train, car or walk.

It is strongly recommended that you travel by public transport to Newtown Precinct. Comprehensive information is available by phone on 131500 or

train TRAIN

The newly refurbished accessible Newtown Station (as at 28 October 2012) is only three stops from Central Station departing Platform 19. It is in the heart of King Street and the start of Enmore Road. Erskineville Station is in the heart of the village and St Peters Station is at the south end of King Street opposite St Peters Park. For timetable information call 131500. Visit

bus BUS

Buses 423, 426 and 428 depart from Circular Quay, travel hrough the City via Castlereach Street to Eddy Avenue Haymarket, through George Street, Broadway City Road and Newtown to destinations in the inner west. The 370 travels between Coogee and Leichhardt along King Street and through Glebe, the 352 starts at Marrickville Metro, along King Street through Surry Hills, Darlinghurst and Paddington to Bondi Junction (weekdays only), while the 355 starts at Marrickville Metro and travels via St Peters and Alexandria, past Fox Studios to Bondi Junction

For timetable information call 131500.



Newtown precinct is well served by public transport and taxi service is frequent. If you must drive, there are oer 1,000 parking spots (pay the meters, watch the time) and limited side street parking, mostly timed. There are three Council parking areas which are timed and/or charged. They are at the corner of Enmore and Edgeward Roads, Lennox and Church Streets, Wilson Street.


Briskly with a destination in mind, or flaneur which is to lounge, stroll or saunter. Walking is a great way to ensure you don’t miss anything under the awnings, under the trees or down the street. For special interest, download a walking tour podcast highlighting many of Sydney’s notable musicians who made their name in Newtown Precinct. Visit this link for the podcast titled King Street & Enmore Road-Click here


There is a limited amount of dedicated cycleway and marked streets. Cycling is encouraged and improved conditions for cyclists are in progress. Please wear a helmet and high visibility clothing; use lights, stick to the road rules and enjoy your ride. Maps and activities are available.