There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown by train, bus, 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  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Central Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line / ...

$1 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J 422 / ...

$1 - $10

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown 6.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown 6.7 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Chinatown

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Chinatown 6.7 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown 6.7 miles

$27 - $35

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 14 min. Transport NSW also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 29 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Punchbowl Bus Company
Website
punchbowlbus.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand K
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
punchbowlbus.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney International Airport to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$1
Flexifare
$7 - $10
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$20 - $26
uberX
$20 - $26
TAXI
$27 - $35
UberSELECT
$29 - $40
uberXL
$29 - $40
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
UberLUX
$60 - $80
UberSUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Chinatown
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Chinatown
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Chinatown is 7 km. The road distance is 11 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Chinatown is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $40 - $50.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wolli Creek Station and arriving at Central Station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St and arriving at Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

The train from Wolli Creek Station to Central Station takes 14 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.