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Getting Around


Iodide, Oxide, Bromide, Sulphide, Chloride - the streets named after elements on the periodic table go on and on. 

With so many transport options within Broken Hill, finding your way around in the Silver City is surprisingly easy.


Hiring a car is perhaps the easiest way to explore Broken Hill and the surrounding areas. There are a number of car hire centres available, which are conveniently located both in town and at the airport.

Avis is located at the Broken Hill Airport. Call (08) 8082 5555 for more information.

Hertz is located at 193 Argent St, Broken Hill. Call (08) 8087 2719 for more information.

Thrifty is located at 190 Argent St, Broken Hill. Call (08) 8088 1928 for more information.


Taxis are available at the train station, or can be booked or hailed as needed.

For Broken Hill Yellow Taxis, call 13 10 08 or (08) 8087 2222.

For Independent Taxis, call (08) 8087 7744.


Murton's City Bus lets you jump on and off at different points in the city, so you can visit attractions, art galleries, enjoy some lunch and go shopping - all for just $2.50 concession, or $5.00 adult fare.

For further details about this bus service network including full time tables, lost property and chartering a bus for groups, please call (08) 8087 3311.


Enjoy an informative stroll through the historic streets of Broken Hill with experienced tour guides through Broken Hill Volunteer Walk Tour Group. These tours are conducted by volunteers three times a week.

The tours depart at 10.00am from the Broken Hill Visitor Information Centre every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please note, group bookings are essential. 


You can hire bicycles from the Broken Hill Tourist Lodge, located at 100 Argent St, Broken Hill (Phone: (08) 8088 2086) or from Bicycle Service and Repairs at 29 Sulphide St, Broken Hill (Phone: (08) 8088 7002).

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