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

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Train, bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd M52 / ...

$13 - $17

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Line 420 bus, line 530 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 420 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 420 / ...
  2. Take the line 530 bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand G to Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd 530 / ...

$3 - $6

6 alternative options

Train, line 501 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the line 501 bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd 501

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Drummoyne 9.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Drummoyne 9.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Drummoyne

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Drummoyne 9.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Drummoyne 9.2 miles

$23 - $30

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd via Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Cockatoo Island is 10 km. The road distance is 14.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island without a car is to train and bus which takes 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island is 15 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island.

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There are 2014+ hotels available in Cockatoo Island. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cockatoo Island.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Drummoyne via Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E and Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand G in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Town Hall House, Druitt St, Stand L to Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand G to Victoria Rd After Lyons Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Drummoyne
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
Select
$30 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $45
Taxi
$35 - $55
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Lux
$70 - $90
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Drummoyne
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Drummoyne
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Drummoyne
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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