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

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Train  •  15 min

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

$1 - $12

7 alternative options

Train via International Airport Station  •  15 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 Town Hall Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...

$13 - $15

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Pitt St Before Hay St 422 / ...

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour 7.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour 7.7 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Darling Harbour

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Darling Harbour 7.7 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour 7.7 miles

$22 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour is to train which costs $1 - $17 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Darling Harbour is 8 km. The road distance is 12.4 km.

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The train from Wolli Creek Station to Town Hall Station takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St and arriving at Pitt St Before Hay St. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wolli Creek Station station and arriving at Town Hall Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 15 min. Transport NSW also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 36 min. Punchbowl Bus Company also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Central Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Pitt St Before Hay St
Ave. Duration
36 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 Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
punchbowlbus.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$22 - $28
uberX
$22 - $28
UberSELECT
$30 - $45
uberXL
$30 - $45
TAXI
$35 - $45
UberBLACK
$45 - $60
UberLUX
$65 - $85
UberSUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour
Ave. Duration
13 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
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Darling Harbour
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Darling Harbour
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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