Public Transport Fares

Opal fares from 1 July 2020

In progress
Start Date
Jul 2018
End Date
Feb 2020

IPART has received a referral to determine appropriate maximum fares for Opal services under Section 123 of the Passenger Transport Act 2014.


IPART is to submit its Final Report and Determination to the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure by 28 February 2020. A Draft Report and Determination will be publicly released during the course of the review for public consultation.


Opal Services include the following services under the authority of a passenger service contract or bus service contract with TfNSW:

  • Train services operated by Sydney Trains, NSW Trains and Sydney Metro;

  • Bus services operated under the authority of a Sydney Metropolitan Bus Service Contract with TfNSW or an Outer Sydney Metropolitan Bus Service Contract with TfNSW, and bus services operated by Newcastle Transport.

  • Light rail services operated by Sydney Light Rail (including Inner West and CBD and South East light rail) and Newcastle transport, and light rail services in Parramatta;

  • Ferry services operated by Sydney Ferries and Newcastle Transport

  • 0n demand services in metro and outer metropolitan areas.
Key Contact
Ineke Ogilvy
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