Public transport options


Travelling to ANSTO on public transport may require careful planning. If you require more information please contact ANSTO Reception on + 61 2 9717 3111. 

By bus

ANSTO provides a regular and direct minibus service between ANSTO and Sutherland station on weekdays (Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays). The buses accommodate 24 passengers and you can catch the bus from the Sutherland bus interchange, adjacent to Sutherland Station, near bus bay B.

The minibus will stop at Sutherland, the ANSTO motel and ANSTO reception.


  • $30 for 10 pass booklet. No concessions are available
  • Tickets are available at the ANSTO Cafe, the Bragg User Office and the Discovery Centre
  • The bus driver is unable to sell tickets
  • New users will be accommodated
  • Please avoid the peak bus services if travelling with luggage (e.g. 8:35am from Sutherland or 5pm from ANSTO)


The current timetable includes:

PDF iconTimetable (PDF 598 KB)
Sutherland busANSTO MotelANSTO main entrySutherland station
8.35am 8.50am 9.00am9.20am
4.30pm4.50pm5.00pm 5.20pm
5.30pm5.50pm 6.00pm6.20pm


Endeavour Coach Charters: 0409 748 823


By train

The most convenient railway station, in terms of proximity to ANSTO, is Sutherland station. Services from Sydney Central railway station to Sutherland run regularly. To get to Sutherland station from Sydney Central station, catch a train on the South Coast/Illawarra Line (the journey is approximately 40 minutes). Once you have arrived in Sutherland, you will need to catch the minibus or hire taxi (see details below).


If you are coming from Sydney airport, take the train to Wolli Creek and switch to the South Coast/Illawarra line (services are about every 10 minutes in peak times, but are less frequent in non-peak times). If you are coming from Wollongong or the south coast, get off at Sutherland.


City Rail provides an interactive online timetable with details on the various lines, stations, and how to get from A to B.

By taxi

Taxis are abundant in the CBD and easily accessible outside the CBD. However, a taxi from the Sydney CBD to ANSTO can be costly.


If you are coming by train to Sutherland station, taxis connect at Flora Street, Sutherland. The St George Taxi company can be contacted on 13 21 66 or you can book a cab online.


By hire services


Private cabs and shuttle buses can be a reasonable method of transport between ANSTO and the city/airport. Contact Canon's Shuttles (9522 6868) or Sydney Chauffeured vehicles (0414 800 968) for more information.