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Taxi/Driving from Airport to Golden Grove
The Principal Taxi Services in our Area are....
Taxis Combined 133300; Legion Cabs 131451;
Driving directions to Newton Darlington Suites from both Domestic and International Airport
Tell your driver to leave the airports precint towards the city via O'Riordan Street.
(That's straight ahead from the Domestic Terminal exit and from the International Terminal follow signs to the City.
You'll drive along Airport Drive and Qantas Drive and then turn left into O'Riordan).
Follow O'Riordan about 3kms to the 5 way intersection at Green Square.
Follow the green Redfern/City signpost left into Botany Road.
When Botany Road reaches Henderson Street you have to turn left;
(there is another green Redfern/City signpost directing you to do just that.)
A little further on down Henderson St. you will see another green Redfern/City signpost directing you right into Wyndham Street.
Keep going along Wyndham Street. It becomes Gibbons Street. Keep in a left hand lane.
Gibbons Street goes up a fairly gentle hill where it reaches a set of traffic lights and Redfern Railway station is seen on the left.
Turn left here into into Lawson Street which takes you past the main entrance of Redfern Station. Follow Lawson to the end where it turns half left into Abercrombie St. Follow Abercrombie to the end where it meets Golden Grove at a roundabout.
We are on the corner on the left.
Arriving by Car from Other Hubs
From the City
Take George Street through Broadway and turn left into City Road. Turn left into Darlington Rd. (you will have seen the Darlington Conference Centre of Sydney Uni. just on you left). Then you run into one way traffic coming to you and you have to turn right into Golden Grove. Newton Darlington Suites are on the left at the first roundabout you come to.
From Northern Sydney, via the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Take the M4 Western Distributor Freeway and keep right as the free way heads downhill from the Harbour Bridge. Follow the green 'City South/Darling Harbour' signs.You will fork to the right if you follow these signs. Then you will follow Harbour Street to the Entertainment Centre. Then turn right heading up an incline on Pier Street. This takes you past a large Darling Harbour Precint car park. Keep to a left hand lane. Soon you will see the Ian Thorpe aquatic centre on your right. Turn left into Harris Street. Follow Harris Street to the end where it turns half right into Regent Street. Follow Regent Street Over Cleveland street and keep to the right. Take the next Turn to the Right into Lawson Street. Go straight ahead past Redfern Station on your left to the end of Lawson Street. It turns half left into Abercrombie. Follow Abercrombie to the end where it reaches Golden Grove Street. We are on the left.
From Canberra or Melbourne, via the Hume Highway and the M5 Motorway
Follow the signs to the city. The M5 ends and becomes General Holmes Drive. It dips in a tunnel beneath the airport runways. Take one of the two left-hand lanes and, where the road divides, take the flyover, which becomes Southern Cross Drive. Turn left into Cleveland Street and follow the road to where it crosses over Regent Street. At that point keep left. After crossing Regent Street you will see a head a large green sign where most people will head right towards Anzac Bridge, Darling Harbour and the Harbour Bridge. Here you turn left into Abercrombie Street. Follow Abercrombie to the end where it reaches Golden Grove Street. We are on the left.
From the NSW South Coast, via Princes Highway
Follow the ‘City’ signs through the southern suburbs. Eventually you will reach King Street Newtown. Here you will slow down because you are hitting the grooviest and funkiest restaurant strip in Sydney. Follow King Street to a major intersection where it meets Enmore Road and chicanes to the right past Newtown Rail Station. Keep in the most righthand lane and take the first turn to the right that you can which is into Wilson Street. Follow Wilson Street 1km. till it meets Golden Grove Street. Turn left. We are on the right at the next roundabout where Golden Grove goes into Abercrombie St.
Public Transport - to and from the City in 14 minutes!
The Opal Card
The Opal card is a free smartcard ticket that you load value onto and keep for travel on all public transport in Sydney,
and the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and Southern Highlands.
When you tap on at an Opal card reader to start your journey, and tap off* at the end of your journey,
the system will automatically calculate your fare and deduct it from the value stored on your Opal card.
You won't have to queue for tickets or worry about having the right change for your fare ever again.
Opal Cards are available from Charming World Grocer at 8 King Street; (they are close to our place & the bus stop).
Click Here for the Opal Web Site
Trains to and from Circular Quay
The train trip from Circular Quay to our nearest station, Macdonaltown is 14 minutes. (The walk from Macdonaltown to Newton Darlington Suites is about 650 metres.) Your train will be on either the Inner West, or the Bankstown Line. Trains depart on these lines frequently. Check the information board and make sure that Macdonaldtown is lit up! Trains that do stop at Macdonaldtown depart on one of these lines every 15 minutes throughout most of the day. (Plenty of trains that DO NOT stop at Macdonaltown depart in between!). These trains take you through the heart of Sydney stopping at landmark locations Wynyard, Town Hall, Central and Redfern. The train trip in from Macdonaltown to Circular Quay takes the same amount of time and the service runs at the same frequency; (check at http://www.131500.com.au for details concerning late night or early morning services)
Buses to and from Circular Quay
The bus stop, (King St Near Carillon Ave, Newtown), is 300m from Newton Darlington Suites. Buses run every 4 minutes. You can catch a 422, 423, 426 or 428 Bus. The 25-minute bus ride to Circular Quay takes you past: Sydney University Broadway shopping centre and cinemas University of Technology Central Railway Station Chinatown and Paddy’s Market Cinemas and Entertainment Centre Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building Shopping malls and Centrepoint Tower Circular Quay Ferries The bus trip from (King St Near Carillon Ave, Newtown) in to Circular Quay takes the same amount of time and the service runs at the same frequency; (check at http://www.131500.com.au for details concerning late night or early morning services).