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North

Alterations to the Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney XPT service.


North West

Alterations and delays to Sydney - Armidale/Moree and Armidale/Moree - Sydney XPLORER service.


Central West

All services on or close to time


South

Alteration to XPT services between Melbourne and Sydney.


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Concessions

Subsidised or concession travel is available to a wide range of people, including students and seniors.

Concession entitlements on this page cover NSW TrainLink Regional services only. For concession information on NSW TrainLink Intercity services visit transportnsw.info.

If booking online, please enter your concession card number as a whole number without dashes or spaces in the ID field.

NSW TrainLink discounts the price of tickets by up to 30% during off-peak seasons. The ordinary adult fare is classed as the adult fare without seasonal discounts. Concessions are not available on other fees such as bikes, surfboards, ticket cancellation or amendment.

All concession cards must be current. Unfortunately we cannot accept expired cards.

Seniors

Find out about Pensioner Travel Vouchers and Country Pensioner Excursion tickets.


Pensioner concession card

Pensioner Concession Card

Australian residents with Centrelink or Veterans' Affairs cards.

Entitlement
Half the ordinary adult seat fare on NSW TrainLink Regional services for the cardholder only.


Pensioner concession card

New South Wales Pensioner Travel Voucher

New South Wales residents with Centrelink or Veterans' Affairs cards.

Entitlement
Four free single economy class journeys on NSW TrainLink Regional services within NSW each calendar year. Customers wishing to use a Pensioner Travel Voucher for first class seats will need to pay a surcharge of $10, or 15% of  the peak season adult fare, whichever is higher.

A surcharge applies for sleeping berths.


Seniors card

Seniors Card

Australian residents over 60 who work less than 20 hours per week.

Entitlement
Half the ordinary adult seat fare on NSW TrainLink Regional services for the cardholder only.


Students


NSW student card

NSW Tertiary Student Concession Card

For full time NSW students attending University, TAFE or Private College who are 16 years and over and school students (see secondary student) 19 years and over. Students at any other tertiary institution other than a university must be enrolled in a course of study requiring at least 20 hours per week of classes for a continuous period of at least nine weeks. Students with a disability who fulfil all other criteria but who are unable to take a full course load due to their disability are also eligible.

NSW Tertiary Student Concession Cards must only be issued to students who meet the eligibility criteria. Transport concessions are not an automatic entitlement for all tertiary students. 

The card must be endorsed with a security foil.

Entitlement
Student fare on all NSW TrainLink Regional services.


International student card

International Student Identity Card

Full time students attending university, TAFE or private college. Available to all students worldwide. For full details on eligibility, visit the ISIC website.

Entitlement
Student fare on all NSW TrainLink Regional services.


TAFE International Student

TAFE NSW International Student Card

From Monday 31 March 2014, TAFE NSW International Student Cards will be accepted for discounted travel on NSW TrainLink Regional services.

On presentation of the card, the applicable student fare is to be charged. Any ancillaries will be charged at the full adult fare.

Cards are valid for the current year that appears on the sticker or until 31 March of the following year. The sticker will be updated each year and will be issued by TAFE NSW.

Entitlement
Student fare on all NSW TrainLink Regional services.


International identity card

International Identity Card

Full time students whose cards are endorsed with "student" ("youth" or "teacher" cards are not valid); cards must have an expiry date and control number.

Entitlement
Student fare on all NSW TrainLink Regional services.


NSW school pupil card

NSW Senior Secondary Student Concession Card

For school students aged 16, 17 and 18 years enrolled full time in a NSW/ACT secondary school, and students registered with the Board of Studies as a full-time home-schooled or distance education (OTEN) secondary student.

The card must be endorsed with a security foil.

Entitlement
Child fare on all NSW TrainLink Regional services.


Study fare

International and Australian tertiary students who are not eligible for the student fare, but in possession of any form of identification confirming they are undertaking full time or part time studies. Overseas visiting tertiary students are also eligible for this discount.

The identification must display the name of the educational facility, the student's name and student number. In addition, a second form of identification with a photo, such as a driver's license or passport must be presented at the time of ticketing and carried when travelling.

Entitlement
A 15% discount off the seasonal fare on all NSW TrainLink Regional services.


Other


NSW half fare card

NSW Half Fare Entitlement Card

Half fare jobseeker concessions are available to unemployed persons residing in NSW when in receipt of one of the following Commonwealth benefits at the maximum rate:

Unemployment Benefits where the beneficiary must be registered as looking for work:

  • Youth Allowance (jobseeking)
  • Newstart Allowance
  • Parenting (Partnered)
  • Partner Allowance
  • Widow Allowance
  • Exceptional Circumstances Relief Payment

Other temporary benefits/programs:

  • Sickness Allowance
  • Special Benefit
  • Newstart Allowance Incapacitated
  • Community Support Program
  • Job Placement, Employment and Training scheme.

Entitlement
Half the ordinary adult seat fare for the cardholder only for journeys wholly within NSW on NSW TrainLink Regional services.


Retired NSW employee card

Retired NSW Transport Employee Card

Former employees of the State Rail Authority and State Transit Authority.

Entitlement
Half the ordinary adult seat fare for the cardholder only for journeys wholly within NSW on NSW TrainLink Regional services.