Set up Apple Pay in seconds. Learn how

Apple Pay - Public Transport

Tap. Ride. Done.

Now arriving in Sydney.

Paying for public transport throughout Sydney and surrounds within the Opal network is easy with Express Mode for Apple Pay.1 There’s no need for Face ID or Touch ID. Just hold your iPhone or Apple Watch to the card reader and ding — you’re in.
  • Wynyard
  • Circular Quay
  • Central
  • Parramatta
  • Wollongong
  • Macarthur
  • Hornsby
  • Gosford
  • Richmond
  • North Sydney

Accepted anywhere

the Opal network.

Apple Pay is accepted on metro, trains, buses, ferries and light rail across the Opal network. With your credit or debit card in Wallet, you can easily get around using
just your iPhone or Apple Watch. And you’ll still receive the same
Adult Opal fare benefits.

It’s ready and set.
Just go.

How to set up Apple Pay
in the Wallet app.

Step 1

Open Apple Wallet and tap the plus icon.

Step 2

Select Debit or Credit Card and follow the onscreen instructions.

Step 3

Done. Just tap and go.

Choose your preferred card.

  1. Open the Wallet app and select a payment card.
  2. Tap the more icon and Card Details.
  3. Choose Express Transit Settings and confirm your card.

Run low.
Not late.

Keep tapping and riding for up to five hours after the red Power Reserve icon appears.2

Keep journeys private. And payments secure.

Apple never tracks your journey. And if you lose your device, you can lock your card remotely.

Questions? Answers.

  • You will need an iPhone 8 or later with iOS 16.4 or later, or an Apple Watch Series 4 or later with watchOS 9.4 or later.

  • Yes. Just make sure that you have added a payment card to your iPhone and Apple Watch and enabled Express Mode. You can add a card to Apple Watch with the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Just remember to always use the same device to tap in and out when paying with Apple Pay.

  • To ensure that only your chosen payment method is charged, always keep your physical cards separate from your Apple devices when paying for public transport using Express Mode.

  • No. Express Mode can only be used on public transport. Face ID, Touch ID or your passcode will still be required when using Apple Pay at other locations.

For more questions about Opal, visit For more questions about Apple Pay, visit the Apple Pay website.