Location and transport

ACU Student Accommodation, Sydney is located at 43 Australia Street, Camperdown.

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Getting to campus

  • By train: 10-15 minutes walk from accommodation to Newtown Station then 18 - 24 minutes on the train to Strathfield Station.
  • ACU provides a free shuttle to and from the station to main campus – see more about the ACU shuttle.
  • By bus: 5 minute walk to Parramatta Road – getting on at bus stop near Denison Street, Bus 483. Getting off at South Street near Barker Road, crossing the street you will be on campus. Trip will take approximately 40 mins – traffic dependent
  • By train: 10-15 minutes walk from accommodation to Newtown station then 30 minutes on the train to North Sydney Station, 5-10 minutes' walk to main campus.
  • By train & bus: 10 minutes' walk from accommodation to Newtown Station. Travel to Wynyard Station (Clarence St) then take the M20 Bus to Pacific Hwy near Berry Street, 15-20 minutes' traffic dependant.
  • Shopping Facilities

  • Stores include: Hoyts Cinema, Coles, food court and fashion, beauty and technology stores
  • Walking: 30-35 minutes walking directly down Parramatta Road
  • By Bike: 10-15 minutes down Parramatta Road – Bike racks available at Centre and detachable trolley available for shopping with accommodation Bike Share Scheme.
  • By Bus: 5 minutes walk from accommodation to the Mallett Street bus stop then 8-16 minutes on the bus to Broadway – M10,413, 440, 416 and more
    • 10-15 minutes walk to King Street
    • Dendy's Cinema, number of restaurants, takeaway shops, grocery stores, cafés, boutique clothing, book and other specialty stores along King Street
    • Enmore Theatre - 20 minutes walk, a number or eateries and cafes also close by to this
    • Town Hall – 10 minutes on train from Newtown, Queen Victoria Building, Pitt Street Mall and short walk to Darling Harbour (IMAX Theatre, King Street Wharf, Harbourside Shopping Centre)
    • Circular Quay – 20 min (Via Wynyard Station) visit the Rocks and Opera House with great eateries and small boutique shopping spots

    Private transport

    Unfortunately parking is not available for residents and you are therefore strongly encouraged to not bring cars to Sydney. Given the convenient location of the accommodation and car costs, a private car is not the best transport option.

    ACU Student Accommodation, Sydney, provides a number of other transport options for residence;

    13 Bicycles are available for residents to use and there is space to store up to 60 bicycles total in the accommodations basement (BYO bike helmet is compulsory). Detachable enclosed trailer for shopping available for use. First 3 hours use FREE with moderate hire rates applied for longer use.
    The Accommodation have 2 GoGet cars parked in the basement. Residents instantly become members of the GoGet car hire scheme when they apply to the residence. This provides all the benefits of a car, without the hassle and expense of owning one. See student rates.

    Need more information?

    If you can't find what you're looking for in the FAQs, visit the contact us page to ask specific questions or call us on 02 9739 2676.