Sydney’s priciest train stations to rent a room near

If you live in Sydney sans car, it can be pretty important to be as close to public transport as possible and trains are arguably the best bet.

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Unfortunately, living close to the train station in the harbour city can be costly with data from Flatmates.com.au showing that renting a room within 1km of a station was more expensive than the suburb average in 69%* of suburbs.

Data from the flat-sharing site also revealed which stations are the most expensive to rent a room near—which depending on your budget may be helpful for avoiding or seeking.

Not surprisingly the most expensive stations were those in the city, which means you’re in for a short commute.

Circular Quay, on the city circle line, ranked well out in front with a whopping weekly room rent of $542 per week.

Neighbouring station Wynyard came in a close second with an average weekly private room rent of $477 per week.

St James rounded out the most expensive three— also on the city circle line— at $446 per week, approximately 50% more than the Sydney room average.

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