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There are 8 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Circular Quay Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...

$13 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 303 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 303 bus from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower to Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St 303

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 420 bus, line 392 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 420 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd 420 / ...
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd to Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D 392

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station 11.7 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station 11.7 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Circular Quay Station

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Circular Quay Station 11.7 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station 11.7 miles

$28 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station is to taxi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower and arriving at Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Circular Quay Station station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Circular Quay Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Circular Quay Station is 9 km. The road distance is 18.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs $18 - $21.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at International Airport Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station is to train which takes 20 min and costs $18 - $21. Alternatively, you can line 303 bus, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Circular Quay Station, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station via Central Station in around 20 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower to Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd to Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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uber.com
Assist
$28 - $40
UberX
$28 - $40
Select
$40 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Taxi
$45 - $65
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Lux
$85 - $110
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Circular Quay Station
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Circular Quay Station
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Circular Quay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station is 19 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Circular Quay Station.

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There are 2082+ hotels available in Circular Quay Station. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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