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Holiday travel tips

No matter whether you are a frequent public transport user or new to transport, we have some travel tips to help you enjoy more of your holiday and spend less time in traffic. 

Not sure where to go yet?

Thinking about where to go can be the most difficult part of the holiday. Sit back, relax we have some great options at your fingertips. Whether it is interstate, regional or local, we have you covered with some great inspirations.

Riding a bike

Riding a bike is a convenient, healthy and environmentally friendly.  Combined with public transport you will save money and the planet!

Did you know?

The City of Sydney has installed 6 new cycleways?

Plan ahead to avoid delays

This summer there are some major road and services changes planned for Greater Sydney including improvements to the Warringah Freeway, Rozelle Interchange, Sydenham to Bankstown Metro Upgrade.

Allow extra travel time when travelling around Sydney, plan ahead and visit the relevant project pages on MySydney for more information.

Planning a road trip to regional NSW?

Delays are expected at key arterial pinch point locations for those leaving Greater Sydney. Download a copy of our pinch point map.

For more specific delay data visit our online pinch point journey planning tool at

Leave the stress at home and take the train when heading to the airport. Services run between 5am and midnight, 7 days a week with the station located directly under the airport terminals.


If you like exploring at your own pace, here are some great tips to make your journey a comfortable and safe one.

Check road and traffic conditions

Drive safe


Whether you are planning ahead or leaving now, there are a number of ways you can plan your trip, look up times or check for travel alerts on your phone, tablet or computer.

From knowing when the next service leaves from the station, stop or wharf in real-time to receiving personalised alerts on current and upcoming changes, it is all available on your fingertips.


Summer beckons with the promise of outdoor events, music festivals, and test cricket.

Before heading out, check our event travel advice to ensure to you arrive on time.


Storms, flooding and bushfires can happen anywhere and at any time of the year.