Parramatta to Liverpool Railside Trail
  • Length: 14km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Parramatta 

  • End: Liverpool

  • Location: Sydney and Blue Mountains

  • Closest Town: Parramatta 

  • Distance from CBD: 20km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.82437426

  • Longitude: 151.0075537

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Trail Access

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Public Transport

Bitumen Road

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Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

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Drinking Water

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Picnic Shelter

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites


Parramatta to Liverpool Railside Trail is a 14km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Sydney and Blue Mountains New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.


Part of the Sydney Regional Bike Network. It is mostly a widened concrete footpath beside roads that follow a railway line.

Access to all Railway stations between Parramatta and Liverpool
Some creek crossings enable great views of old brick railway viaducts
The majority of the trail is gently graded

Opened December 2000. This is the RTA’s (Road Traffic Authoritie’s) first long trail beside rail.

The Trail follows the very busy Parramatta to Liverpool railway line, giving railway enthusiasts lots of trains to spot on the way.


Parramatta to Liverpool in Sydney and Blue Mountains

Western Sydney, 20km west of Sydney CBD


Flat to slight incline

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.