Sydney Airport

General information

Sydney Airport is the largest airport in Australia in terms of passenger numbers. Almost 50 airlines offer flights to and from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The airport is a hub a few of those airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Jetstar.


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 M1 road.

How many terminals does Sydney Airport have?

The airport has three terminals, the International Terminal (T1) is located on the west side of the runway the two Domestic Terminals (T2 & T3) are situated on the east side of the runway. The terminals are connected by the T-Bus service (free of charge) and the Airport Link Train (6,70 AUD).

Airport Map



The distance from Sydney Airport to the centre of Sydney is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Sydney.

From SYD Airport to Sydney City centre by Car
15 km
25 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

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Sydney Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

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
15 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) 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.



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.


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.

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!


Taronga Zoo Sydney Tickets

Enjoy Taronga Zoo with a full-day ticket. The zoo is an icon of Sydney nestled on the shores of the world's most beautiful harbors. See almost 4,000 animals including many native Australian animals, exotic species, and 20 daily shows and keeper talks.


Sydney Harbour: Day, Night, or Express BridgeClimb

See Sydney at its best - take the Climb of Your Life with BridgeClimb Sydney. From dawn until dusk, the view is always different. Climbs are available at dawn, by day, twilight or night. Don’t miss this unforgettable, and uniquely “Sydney" experience.

Tour & transport

Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

Look for humpback whales and other marine mammals on an open-water whale watching tour. Cruise past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge before heading out into the Pacific Ocean. Get the chance to listen to whale songs and more.


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