Seniors Card Travel: Sydney to Griffith, Hay or Mildura for $5

Mildura Accommodation – close to the centre of town.
Hay Accommodation – close to the centre of town.
Griffith Accommodation – close to the centre of town

The regular, half-priced concession, Seniors fare, single ticket, Sydney to Mildura is $65.13.

For Senior cardholders who don’t mind leaving Sydney an hour and a half earlier, the fare drops to just $5.00.

This trip works Monday to Friday.

The journey starts aboard the 06:11 Opal train service from Central to Macarthur. You can find the timetable for this service at:

Alight the train at Campbelltown (one stop before Macarthur) and board the coach bound for Goulburn. The timetable for the coach service can be found at:

The Campbelltown to Goulburn coach is a regular Opal service, so just tap on it when you board the coach and tap off when you alight at Goulburn.

You’ll arrive at Goulburn railway station at 9:00 with an hour and thirteen minutes to grab a quick cuppa before boarding the Melbourne bound XPT which departs at 10:13. Alight at Cootamundra where the train arrives at 12:44. Refreshments are available on the train and also at Cootamundra station.

The timetable for this service is at:

At Cootamundra, change here for the NSWTrainLink coach to Mildura which departs from out front of the station at 14:55. Don’t worry, the coach waits for the train if it’s running late.

The timetable for this service is at:

You’ll need to book the Goulburn to Mildura (or any stop in between) leg of the journey either online at or call on 13 22 32. The ticket you need is a Country Pensioner Excursion (CPE) ticket. The cost will be $2.50. This ticket will take you from Goulburn to Mildura or any stop in between. When you call, have your Seniors card or Pensioner card and a credit or debit card ready to pay. You must make your booking seven or fewer days before departure as Country Pensioner Excursion (CPE) tickets are only available seven days or less before departure. It is important to book online or over the phone as CPE tickets cannot be purchased at railway stations or NSWTrainLink booking offices – even at Central station, they cannot be purchased.

Your coach will arrive in Griffith at 17:31, Hay at 19:18 and Mildura at 23.28.  The coach also stops at the following towns (see below). For more information, see the timetable at

Temora  15:39
Ariah Park  16:07
Beckom 16:22
Ardlethan  16:27
Barellan  16:50
Binya  17:05
Yenda  17:15
Griffith  17:31 
Darlington Point 18:02
Carrathool turnoff 18:42
Hay ARV 19:18
Hay DEP 19:38
Balranald 21:28
Robinvale 22:23
Euston 22:33
Buronga 23:25
Mildura 23:28

Click Here for Mildura to Sydney for $5.
Click Here for a brief history of Mildura and historical places to visit

Enjoy the trip.

Art Deco insurance building in the centre of Mildura.
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