Circular Quay is always a hive of activity being a major transport hub interconnecting trains, buses and ferries. Circular Quay is also central to Sydney's major attractions: The Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There are often many talented buskers and street entertainers delighting passers-by. The area also offers a selection of dining options as well as centres for tour bookings, day trips and harbour cruises.
Circular Quay Quick Facts
- Major Sydney transport hub
- Ferry, rail, bus interchange
- Circular Quay railway station was opened 20 Jan 1956
- 5 commuter ferry wharves
- Cahill Expressway opened 14 March 1958
- Situated north of Sydney’s CBD on Sydney Cove
- Between Bennelong Point and The Rocks
- Focal point of Sydney celebrations & fireworks displays
- Museum of Contemporary Art
- Customs House - Heritage Listed, built 1844-1845
- City of Sydney Library (in Customs House)
- Circular Quay is part of the City Circle.
- From Central Station you can catch a train through Town Hall, then Wynyard and Circular Quay. Alterntaively you can catch a train through Museum, St James then Circular Quay.
- The Sydney Opera House is just a 5-7 minute walk from Circular Quay.
- Ferries arrive at Circular Quay from Parramatta, North Sydney and Northern Beaches areas. You can also catch a ferry to and from Darling Harbour which passes directly under the Harbour Bridge.