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Opal Travel

Transport for NSW digital tools
Trip Planning
Opal fares
Regional services

Opal Travel is the only official Transport for NSW Opal app and it’s free. The app manages your travel across the Opal Network in Sydney and greater New South Wales. With Opal Travel, you can enable auto top ups, view your travel history, easily plan your trip and access other useful public transport information, all on your mobile phone.

Download Opal Travel

Download Opal Travel on Apple’s App Store or Google’s Play Store.

Register your Opal card

To register your Opal card, sign in to Opal Travel and click on 'Add an Opal card’ or ‘Register' on Home screen. Follow the prompts to enter your card details to register.

Check the Opal Travel App terms of use (pdf 164KB).

Opal Travel features

Main features:

  • Top up, set auto top up or find nearby Opal retailers. (Note: When topping up through the Opal Travel app, allow up to one hour for your card balance to update.)
  • Trip planning for metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, regional train and coach services.
  • Get Opal card fare estimates.
  • Register your Opal card and manage your linked Opal cards.
  • See progress to your Weekly Travel Reward journey count.
  • Report lost or stolen cards and transfer the balance to other eligible cards linked to your account.
  • View contactless payment activity.

Alerts and notifications:

Accessibility features

  • Identifies wheelchair accessible services.
  • Compatible with TalkBack on Android and VoiceOver on iOS.

Android users

If your mobile device has Near Field Communication, you can scan your Opal card with your phone to see your current Opal balance and recent journey information.

iOS users

You can check your current Opal balance using Siri. You just need a registered Opal card, and Siri enabled on your iOS 12 and above mobile device, or Apple WatchOS 5.0+.


We’d like to hear your feedback about the Opal Travel app. You can contact us via the app by selecting Menu > Send Feedback > Opal Travel App, or by filling in the website App feedback form.

By Transport for NSW