NSW government provides a wide range of concessions and subsidies to help with the cost of public transport in and around Sydney. These benefits include:

  • Concession Opal cards, used in conjunction with:
    • a Transport Concession Entitlement Card, or
    • a NSW Companion Card.
  • Child/Youth Opal cards for:
    • children, or
    • full time older students holding a NSW Senior Secondary Student Concession Card.
  • Senior/Pensioner Opal cards.

Visit the pages listed below and under the 'Sydney and surrounding areas' drop-down menu, check out all the savings that are available for:

Centrelink or Department of Veterans' Affairs pensioner concession card holders

Seniors card holders

Secondary school students

Tertiary students

Apprentices or trainees

Job seekers and Centrelink customers

Asylum seekers


War widow/ers

People with disability.

For more information on tickets and fares, visit the Transport website.