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Regional travel with NSW TrainLink

Planning a trip to visit friends or family? Heading into town for an appointment or event? Sit back, relax and let NSW TrainLink do the driving.

Getting around is easy with NSW TrainLink:

  • Choose from 365+ destinations across NSW, ACT, Victoria and Queensland
  • Stress less about driver fatigue or finding parking when you get there
  • Make the most of your travel time by catching up on reading, podcasts or however you like
  • Some of the biggest and best events in Australia are in our regional areas. Browse upcoming events and get there easily with NSW TrainLink.

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Explore regional NSW

Find out more and see what’s happening in each region across NSW, including North Coast, Central West and Orana, and South East and Tablelands.
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Borderville

Albury

2 – 22 December 2023

Borderville Circus Festival is an annual summer festival with an exciting program of performances delivered against the backdrop of the magical Murray River and produced by the Flying Fruit Fly Circus, Australia’s National Youth Circus. Dip your toe in and experience the extraordinary!

Nearest TrainLink Station: Albury
Twice daily services from Sydney and Melbourne.

Carols in the Domain

Carols in the Domain

Sydney

16 December 2023

This year, the incredible line-up includes The Wiggles, Dami Im, Casey Donovan, Rhonda Burchmore, PAULINI and so much more!

There are free, non-ticketed, general admission areas available called The Festive Lawn, alternatively you can reserve a space for a fee in the Reserved Lawn premier area.

Nearest TrainLink Station: Central Station (Sydney)

Clipper round the world race stopover

Newcastle

1 – 10 January 2024

A biennial event of epic proportions sees 11 boats circumnavigate the globe in 46 weeks in this test of endurance. These 11 vessels and their crew will be stopping in Newcastle.

Nearest TrainLink Station: Broadmeadow 
Regular daily services from Sydney. Twice daily services from Casino and Brisbane. Daily services from Armidale and Moree.

Parkes Elvis Festival

Parkes

11 – 15 January 2024

Enjoy tribute acts, vintage cars, and the spirit of Elvis in a lively, rock 'n' roll atmosphere at the Parkes Elvis Festival.

Nearest TrainLink station: Parkes
The Elvis Express is now booked out, however c
oaches travel from Orange, Dubbo and Condobolin.

Image credit: Parkes Elvis Festival

Australian Open

Melbourne

14 – 28 January 2024

The Australian Open is one of the four energy-filled Grand Slam tennis tournaments held in Melbourne, featuring some of the world's top tennis players competing across various categories. Gather amongst fellow sports fans to watch the matches, enjoying two weeks of thrilling competition.

Nearest TrainLink station: Southern Cross Station
Twice daily services from Sydney.

Tamworth Country Music Festival

Tamworth

19 – 28 January 2024

The heart of country music beats in Tamworth. Enjoy live performances, busking competitions, and the spirit of Australian country music.

Nearest TrainLink station: Tamworth
Daily train services depart from Armidale and Sydney.

Image credit: Destination NSW

The Archibald Prize 2023 Regional Tour

Goulburn

19 January – 3 March 2024

The annual Archibald Prize is eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.

Judged by the trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW, the prize is awarded to the best portrait painting. Since 1921, it has highlighted figures from all walks of life, from famous faces to local heroes, reflecting back to us the stories of our times.

This touring exhibition is an opportunity to see the finalists in the Archibald Prize 2023.

Nearest TrainLink station: Goulburn
Daily services from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Twice weekly services from Griffith.