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ANZAC Day services 2017

On Anzac Day, Tuesday 25 April, transport services will run to a Sunday or weekend timetable with additional early morning bus and train services running across most of the network for those travelling to the Dawn Services and or March. Where possible, all buses heading towards Anzac Day services will be wheelchair accessible.

Use the Trip planner to plan your trip with the most up-to-date travel information.

Free Travel is available for Anzac Day participants wearing uniforms displaying medals or carrying an authority letter from the RSL on Sydney Trains, Sydney Buses and Sydney metropolitan and outer metropolitan bus services, Newcastle Buses, Sydney Ferries and Newcastle Ferries on the day. War widows and widowers, spouses, children and grandchildren of veterans carrying an official letter from their local RSL Branch are also entitled to free travel on the above services on the day


The Dawn Service starts at Martin Place Cenotaph at 4.30am and ends at 5.30am.

The Anzac Day March starts at 9am from Martin Place, proceeding down Elizabeth Street and ending along Liverpool Street. A commemoration service will follow at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park South from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Due to road closures and special event clearways in place for the Anzac Day March and nearby roads, some buses will be diverting from regular routes delays may be experienced. Some buses will start and end their trips from different locations between 3am and 4pm.

Please use the Trip planner to plan your trip with the most up-to-date travel information on these changes.

Consider catching a City Circle or T4 Eastern Suburbs Line train instead. Town Hall, Wynyard, St James and Museum stations are all within walking distance of the March route.


In Newcastle Scott Street and Hunter Street will be closed between Perkins Street and Darby Street from 9am for the duration of the Newcastle Anzac March, which is expected to take an hour. Due to these road closures some buses will be diverted around the route and may experience delays. Please allow extra travel time when planning your trip as delays may be experienced while diversions are in place.

A ferry shuttle service will be running between Stockton Wharf and Queens Wharf for the Anzac Day Dawn Ceremony. This shuttle service will start from Stockton Wharf at approximately 3.50am.

If you’re planning to attend these events, additional details and travel information is available on the event pages: