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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst by train, 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

$18

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Line 400 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P 400

$8 - $9

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Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst 11.1 km

$45 - $60

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst 11.1 km

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Darlinghurst

$15 - $120

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Darlinghurst 11.1 km

$55 - $190

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst is to train which costs $18 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at National Art School, Burton St via Bondi Junction Station, Grafton St, Stand R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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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 five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Darlinghurst is 8 km. The road distance is 11.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs $18.

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

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst bus services, operated by State Transit, depart from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst train services, operated by Sydney Trains, depart from International Airport Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst is to train which takes 12 min and costs $18. Alternatively, you can line 400 bus, which costs $7 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst.
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  • Distance: 8 km
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from International Airport Station to Central Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, State Transit operates a bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Train operators
Bus operators
State Transit
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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State Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
WAV CABS
Phone
+61481 700 500
Website
wavmaxicabs.com.au
St George Cabs
Phone
312166
Website
stgeorgecabs.com.au
Silver Service
Phone
+61 9088 0445
RSL Cabs
Phone
+61 2  9581 1111
Website
rslcabs.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Legion Cabs
Phone
131451
Website
legioncabs.com.au
GM Cabs
Phone
131001
Website
gmcabs.com.au
13MaxiCabs
Phone
+61412093850
Website
13maxicabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Darlinghurst
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Darlinghurst
Estimated price
$55 - $190

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst bus services, operated by State Transit, arrive at Bondi Junction Station, Stand P.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst is 11 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Darlinghurst.

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