Sydney Airport

General information

Sydney Airport is the largest airport in Australia in terms of passenger numbers. It consits of three terminals and three runways. About 50 airlines offer flights to and from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The airport is mainly used by Australian airlines Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar Airways, Regional Express Airways and Tigerair Australia.

Location

Where is Sydney Airport situated?

Sydney Airport is located south of Sydney’s city centre. From the city centre, you can reach the airport by following the M1 (Eastern Distributor).

How many terminals does Sydney Airport have?

The airport has three terminals, one international terminal (T1) located on the west side of the airport and two domestic terminals (T2 and T3) located on the east side. The terminals are connected by the T-Bus Service (free of charge) and the train Airport Link (6.70 AUD).

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Sydney Airport to the centre of Sydney is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Sydney.

From SYD Airport to Sydney City centre by Car
12 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Sydney Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Sydney Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Sydney Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Sydney Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Sydney is about A$ 55.-. Book your taxi at Sydney Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SYD Airport to Sydney City centre by Taxi
12 km
25 min
A$ 55.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Sydney Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Sydney Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Sydney Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Sydney Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Sydney Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Sydney Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Sydney Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Qantas
  • Virgin Australia
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Regional Express Airlines
  • Air New Zealand

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Sydney Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Citadines Connect Sydney Airport, Sydney

Boasting a combination of modern, urban and a 1960s style, Citadines Connect Sydney Airport is located within a 2-minute drive from Sydney Domestic Airport and 10 minutes’ drive from the international terminal. Free high-speed WiFi is provided.

budget

CKS Sydney Airport Hotel (formerly Quality Hotel), Sydney

Just 5 minutes' drive from Sydney International Airport, and 10 minutes' drive from the Domestic Terminal, Quality Hotel CKS offers modern rooms with free WiFi. Guests also enjoy an on-site restaurant and bar.

luxury

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel, Sydney

Located opposite Sydney International Airport, Rydges Sydney Airport boasts free transfers for all guests, to and from the domestic and international Sydney Airport terminals.

Hotels in Sydney

Looking for the best hotels in Sydney? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park (formerly Sheraton On The Park), Sydney

Situated in Sydney CBD, overlooking Hyde Park, Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park (formerly Sheraton On The Park) offers a restaurant, a bar and a 24-hour rooftop fitness centre.

budget

Napoleon On Kent, Sydney

Napoleon On Kent offers modern self-catering accommodation in Sydney CBD (Central Business District), only 5 minutes’ walk from Darling Harbour. Each studio and apartment includes a kitchenette and cable TV.

family

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Wynyard, Sydney

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Wynyard offers accommodation nearby many of Sydney's popular attractions, including the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the historic precinct of The Rocks.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Sydney Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Sydney Attraction Pass: Sydney Tower Eye, Aquarium & More

Choose from 4 of Sydney's best sites with a 2, 3, or 4-attraction combo ticket. Head toward the Sydney Aquarium or Wild Life Sydney before checking out the Sydney Tower Eye and rub elbows with waxen celebrities at Madame Tussauds.

Activity

Sydney: 2-Day Hop-on Hop-off Harbor Cruise Ferry Ticket

Discover the sights of Sydney Harbor at your own pace with a 2-day pass to the hop-on and hop-off harbor cruise. Take advantage of the stops en route to visit major attractions such as the Sydney Opera House.

Tour & transport

Sydney 3 or 7 Day iVenture Unlimited Attractions Pass

The Sydney Unlimited Attractions Pass is a comprehensive travel pass to all of Sydney's top attractions. It offers exceptional value with up to 40 per cent savings on entry fees to tours, guided walks, museums, cruises, wildlife attractions, and more.

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