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Light rail services

Sydney light rail service times and frequency

L1 Dulwich Hill light rail services run between Central Station (Grand Concourse) and Dulwich Hill via Darling Harbour and the Inner West.

The L2 Randwick and L3 Kingsford light rail services run between Circular Quay and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford. Both lines travel via George Street, Central Station (Chalmers Street), Surry Hills and Moore Park.

Light rail offers 'turn up and go' services on a frequency basis; frequency of service may be affected by the volume of customers and road traffic.

Always check information displays available on all platforms or Trip Planner for service status updates and next service departure timing.

You can also download and use real-time transport apps to track your service on your smartphone.

For service changes (including line closures due to trackwork), check travel alerts.

Light rail services operate daily between Central Grand Concourse and Dulwich Hill run from:

  • From Central Grand Concourse to Dulwich Hill: 6am to 11pm Monday to Sunday (including Public Holiday), extending to midnight on Friday.
  •  From Dulwich Hill to Central Grand Concourse: 6am to 11pm Monday to Sunday (including Public Holiday), extending to midnight on Friday.

Please note:

  • L1 light rail services are not equipped with real-time yet: the next service arrival times displayed on the information displays at stops, on Trip Planner or on transport apps are approximate.
  • If you are travelling between Central Station, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont and Ultimo, walking might be an alternative transport option.
  • Due to the use of new L2 and L3 light rail vehicles and historical L1 light rail vehicles operating on the L1 Dulwich Hill Line, there are some variations in the travelling experience. It includes information displays onboard unable to automatically list the next stops. For information on stopping patterns, refer to the line diagrams displayed onboard all light rail services.
  • Overnight light rail services between Central Grand Concourse and The Star continue to be suspended until further notice.
Day Time Frequency
Monday to Friday From 6am to 7am Every 15 mins
Monday to Friday From 7am to 10am Every 8 mins
Monday to Friday From 10am to 3pm Every 15 mins
Monday to Friday From 3pm to 7pm Every 8 mins
Monday to Friday From 7pm to 11pm Every 15 mins
Saturday to Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 6am to 11am Every 15 mins
Saturday to Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 11am to 5.45pm Every 10 mins
Saturday to Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 5.45pm to 9.30pm Every 12 mins
Saturday to Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 9.30pm to 11pm Every 15 mins

L2 and L3 light rail services operate daily between Circular Quay and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford via Central Chalmers Street as follows:

  • L2 Line from Circular Quay to Randwick: 5am to 1am Monday to Sunday (including Public Holiday).
  • L2 Line from Randwick to Circular Quay: 5am to 1am Monday to Sunday (including Public Holiday).
  • L3 Line from Circular Quay to Juniors Kingsford: 5am to 1am Monday to Sunday (including Public Holiday).
  • L3 Line from Juniors Kingsford to Circular Quay: 5am to 1am Monday to Sunday (including Public Holiday).
Day Time Frequency
Monday to Friday From 5am to 7am

Every 6 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 12 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Monday to Friday From 7am to 7pm

Every 4 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 8 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Monday to Friday From 7pm to 10pm

Every 5 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 10 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Monday to Thursday From 10pm to 1am

Every 6 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 12 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Friday From 10pm to 1am

Every 5 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 10 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Saturday to Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 5am to 7am

Every 8 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 15 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Saturday to Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 7am to 7pm

Every 5 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 10 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Saturday From 7pm to 1am

Every 5 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 10 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Sunday (including Public Holiday) From 7pm to 1am

Every 8 mins between Circular Quay and Moore Park
Every 15 mins between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford

Newcastle light rail service times and frequency

Light rail services in Newcastle run between Newcastle Interchange at Wickham through to Newcastle Beach with stops at popular CBD destinations from 5am to 1am the next day, 7 day a week.

Frequency of service is approximate depending on the volume of customers and traffic conditions.

You can check customer information display for time until next service or use the Trip Planner or next departures.

You can also download and use real-time transport apps to track your service on your smartphone.

The standard frequencies are:

  • every 7.5 minutes during weekday peak hours (7am to 10am and 3pm to 7pm)