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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 6 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 Hornsby Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$15 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, bus, line 575 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 400
  2. Take the bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E to Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd M41
  3. Take the line 575 bus from Waterloo Rd Opp Cottonwood Cres to Hornsby Station, Stand B 575

$6 - $11

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

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

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Hornsby

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  38 min

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

$110 - $160

Uber  •  38 min

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

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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, International Terminal and arriving at Hornsby Station, Stand B via Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E and Waterloo Rd Opp Cottonwood Cres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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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 1 h 6 min.

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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 1 h 6 min and costs $20 - $23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min 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, International Terminal station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby 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 Hornsby is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $20 - $23. Alternatively, you can line 400 bus and bus and line 575 bus, which costs $8 - $16 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby via Central Station in around 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby via Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E, Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd, and Waterloo Rd Opp Cottonwood Cres in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E to Macquarie University Station, Herring Rd
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Waterloo Rd Opp Cottonwood Cres to Hornsby Station, Stand B
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transdevnsw.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
Select
$75 - $95
UberXL
$75 - $100
Taxi
$80 - $110
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$150 - $190
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
38 min
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
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Hornsby
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Hornsby
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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