Seniors Card Travel: Sydney to Echuca including Wagga, Lockhart, Yarrawonga and Deniliquin for $5

The regular, half-priced concession, Seniors fare, single ticket, Sydney to Echuca is $57.64.

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, Wednesday, and 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 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 Goulburn at 10:13. Alight at Wagga Wagga where the train arrives at 13:53. Refreshments are available on the train.

The timetable for this service is at:

At Wagga Wagga, change here for the NSWTrainLink coach to Echuca which departs from out front of the station at 14:15. 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 Echuca (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 all the way from Goulburn to Echuca or any stop in between. When you call, have your Seniors card or Pensioner card and a credit or debit card ready to pay. It is important that you 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 NSW TrainLink booking offices – even at Central station, they cannot be purchased.

Your coach will arrive in Lockhart at 15:05, Deniliquin at 17:40, and Echuca at 18:50.  The coach also stops at the following towns (see below). For more information, see the timetable at

Lockhart… 15:05

Urana… 15:40

Jerilderie… 16:15

Berrigan… 16:40

Finley… 17:00

Blighty… 17:20

Deniliquin… 17:40

Mathoura… 18:05

Moama… 18:40

Echuca… 18:50

Accommodation in Echuca – close to town.
Accommodation in Deniliquin – close to town

Paddle steamer ride
Murray River Paddle Steamer Cruise

Local Taxis

Deniliquin.NSW. Gum tree and lake in a city park.
Image of rhe The old Jerilderie railway station, built in 1884.
The old Jerilderie railway station, was built in 1884.
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