St Peters Station Train Station in Sydney, NSW: A Comprehensive Guide

St Peters Station, Sydney, NSW

St Peters train station is located in the inner west of Sydney, New South Wales. It is on the Illawarra line of the Sydney Trains network and is approximately 7 kilometers south-west of the Sydney central business district. The station serves the suburb of St Peters and the surrounding areas, including Newtown, Erskineville, and Alexandria.

The station is also close to major roads including Princes Hwy and King St, making it easily accessible by car or bike. 

St Peters suburb

St Peters is a vibrant and diverse suburb in the Inner West of Sydney. It is known for its eclectic mix of residential, industrial, and commercial areas. 

The suburb is home to a thriving creative community and is known for its street art in May Lane, and art studios including Tortuga Studios and the May Street Artist Studios

St Peters is also home to a number of parks and green spaces, including Sydney Park, which is one of the largest parks in the city. This multi-award winning park features a skate park, a large children’s playground area, bbq and picnic areas, 

Great Restaurants and Pubs Nearby

St Peters and neighbouring suburbs of Newtown, Alexandria, Enmore and Marrickville are popular destinations for locals and visitors alike, with its lively pubs, restaurants, cafes, and specialty foods. 

Restaurants

If you’re in the mood for some delicious Greek food, Yiamas Greek Taverna is a must-visit. This restaurant is located just a short walk from the station and offers a range of traditional Greek dishes, including souvlaki, mousaka, and spanakopita. 

The Grounds of Alexandria is a destination in itself, and consists of The Grounds of Alexandria cafe, the Potting Shed, the Garden area, in addition to the cool spaces you can walk through and enjoy. It’s about a 20 minute walk from St Peters station or you can catch the 348 bus from St Peters station and disembark at the Bourke Rd and Huntley St bus stop and the venue is directly across the road.

Pubs

For those looking for a great pub experience, there are several options near St Peters station. Town and Country, The Sydney Park Hotel and The Botany View Hotel are popular pubs offering a range of pub-style food including burgers, pizzas, and schnitzels.

Facilities

Ticketing Machines

St Peters Station has one ticketing machine. This machines accept cash, credit cards, and debit cards. You can top up your Opal card or buy a single trip ticket. 

Restrooms

The station’s restroom is currently unavailable while the station upgrade works is in progress.

Parking

St Peters Station has limited-time parking in surrounding streets and nearby Sydney Park. 

St Peters Station Upgrade

Photo of St Peters train station, Sydney, NSW

The NSW government is currently upgrading St Peters station to improve accessiblity for people with a disability, limited mobility, parents and carers with prams, the elderly, and people travelling with luggage. 

The upgrade will include two new lifts, a family-accessible toilet, new bicycle hoops new and upgraded tactiles on the platforms to help visually impaired customers, new kiss and ride spaces, new overhead coverings for improved weather protection, as well as improved CCTV monitoring, lighting and signage.