NSW COVID-19 travel restrictions

Travelling in, out and around NSW during COVID-19.

Travellers at an airport

Travelling within NSW

Travel restrictions between Greater Sydney and regional and rural NSW for holiday or recreational visits no longer apply but there are new rules for international passengers.

You do not need to register to travel within NSW. 

To read the rules about travelling within NSW visit:

Travel to and from NSW

Information about entering NSW from other Australian states or territories and leaving NSW to go to another state or territory.
Rules for travelling from overseas to NSW or transiting through NSW to another state or territory.
If you enter NSW from another country, you will need to quarantine on arrival. Find out the rules and how they apply to you.

International arrivals from 28 November 2021

A new COVID-19 variant of concern – the Omicron variant – has emerged internationally and new restrictions for international travellers are now in place in NSW. Check the rules for people arriving in NSW from overseas.

While you are in NSW

Get the Service NSW app

Service NSW App

Service NSW

You can check in to COVID Safe businesses who are using their NSW Government QR Code, via the Service NSW app.

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Opal Travel

Opal Travel is the official app for managing your travel across the Opal network in Sydney and greater New South Wales. Use the app to add value to your Opal card remotely, enable auto top-ups, view your travel history and access other useful public transport information.

Life Traffic NSW Transport for NSW

Live Traffic NSW

Incidents and conditions on NSW roads 24/7 from the Transport Management Centre.


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