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.
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).
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
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.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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:
- Virgin Australia
- Jetstar Airways
- Regional Express Airlines
- Air New Zealand
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Sydney
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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!
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