Sydney Train Hack: How to Travel 1006 miles of State NSW for Just $ 2.80 with Two Little-Known Opal Card Tricks
- A commuter has mapped a potential journey of 1,806 km in Sydney trains
- The journey takes more than 30 hours and visits places such as Bomaderry
- On Sundays, you can travel all day with the Sydney train system for just $ 2.80
A commuter has figured out how to travel Sydney’s train network for just $ 2,801,806 km.
The trip, which starts at 6:07 AM on Sunday and ends at 7:44 PM on Monday, is curated by an anonymous man who runs a YouTube channel dedicated to exploring Sydney.
Commuters can make the incredible 30-hour journey thanks to a range of Opal card hacks.
One is that adult Opal cards only have $ 2.80 on Sundays no matter how far you travel.
A commuter has discovered how to travel 1,806 km on the Sydney transportation system for just $ 2.80
The trip, which starts at 6:07 AM on Sunday and ends at 7:44 PM on Monday, is curated by YouTube channel Completing Sydney
Another hack used for the trip is that days according to the train system start at 4am.
“This means this from the moment you tap, so if you tap before 4am, you can tap at any time on Monday and you’ll still be charged the $ 2.80 rate.” , he said.
“If you travel more than 350 km in a single journey, you will have 16 hours until they assume you forgot to tap a payment.”
This means that if you complete your trip on Sunday, tap and then turn it back on before 4am, you can travel another 16 hours on the transport system if you take the long route.
The man planned his journey to start in Bathurst before heading to Sydney Central Station and moving north to Newcastle.
The journey then stretched west to the suburban train lines before heading south to Bomaderry, arriving at 2:46 AM Monday.
Commuters can take the incredible 30-hour journey thanks to a range of Opal card hacks – including Opal card caps and how trains start and end their day
He then tapped after the 5pm trip to knock on the door an hour later and take another day off the $ 2.80 fare.
The man planned the trip to go from Bomaderry to Central, Katoomba, Newcastle and Scone.
He said his trip was limited due to the Sunday schedule, where trains sometimes run once or twice a day.
The man also said to assume that trains would run on time, not be canceled, and that there was no track work.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted NSW Transport for comment.