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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hornsby Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line

$14 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 420 bus, bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the line 420 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 420
  2. Take the bus from Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand F to Hornsby Station, George St 40T1 / ...

$6 - $11

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Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby 23.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby 23.5 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Hornsby

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  38m

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Hornsby 23.5 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  38m

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby 23.5 miles

$50 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby is to shuttle which costs $15 - $120 and takes 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby station. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Hornsby Station, George St via Burwood Station, Railway Pde, Stand C and Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand F. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Hornsby station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Hornsby Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Hornsby is 27 km. The road distance is 37.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby without a car is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs $20 - $22.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs $20 - $22. Alternatively, you can line 420 bus and bus, which costs $9 - $16 and takes 1h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby via Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E, Burwood Station, Railway Pde, Stand C, Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand D, and Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand F in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand F to Hornsby Station, George St
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
UberX +
$60 - $80
Select
$75 - $95
UberXL
$75 - $100
Taxi
$80 - $110
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$150 - $190
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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
38m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Hornsby
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Hornsby
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Hornsby Station, George St.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby is 38 km. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby.

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There are 1821+ hotels available in Hornsby. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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