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

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line / ...

$1 - $12

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Train, tram  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the tram from Central Station station to Pyrmont Bay station L1 Dulwich Hill Line

$12

Bus  •  31 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 - $85

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

$20 - $27

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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 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from International Airport Station station and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 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 best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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The train from International Airport Station to Central Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour 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 Darling Harbour is to train which takes 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Pitt St Before Hay St station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 12 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 31 min. Punchbowl Bus Company also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
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
Tram from Central Station station to Pyrmont Bay station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
31 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, Terminal 1 International 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
$20 - $27
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Assist
$20 - $27
UberX
$20 - $27
Select
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Taxi
$35 - $50
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Lux
$60 - $80
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 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Darling Harbour
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour is 12 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darling Harbour.

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