There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East by train, tram, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, tram  •  29 min

  1. T8 Airport and South Line
  2. L1 Dulwich Hill Line

$13

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  17 min

$11 - $90

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 9.1 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 9.1 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. 9.1 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 9.1 miles

$30 - $40

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Balmain East, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East. However, you can take the train to Central Station, take the walk to Central Station station, then take the tram to The Star station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Balmain East.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Tram from Central Station station to The Star station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$24 - $35
uberX
$24 - $35
TAXI
$30 - $40
UberSELECT
$35 - $45
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberBLACK
$50 - $65
UberLUX
$75 - $95
UberSUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Balmain East
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Balmain East
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Balmain East is 9 km. The road distance is 15 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East is to shuttle which takes 17 min and costs $15 - $120.

It takes approximately 29 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Balmain East, including transfers.