There are 9 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  20 min

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

$1 - $12

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Train via Central Station  •  23 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 Kings Cross Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line / ...

$12 - $14

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K N20 / ...

$2 - $3

Train, line 311 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Kings Cross Station, Darlinghurst Rd, Stand A 311

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross 7.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross 7.4 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Kings Cross

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Kings Cross 7.4 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross 7.4 miles

$20 - $26

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wolli Creek Station station and arriving at Kings Cross Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Kings Cross is 8 km. The road distance is 11.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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The train from Wolli Creek Station to Kings Cross Station takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross bus services, operated by Punchbowl Bus Company, depart from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Wolli Creek Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross is to train which takes 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross bus services, operated by Punchbowl Bus Company, arrive at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross.
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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 20 min. Transport NSW also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Punchbowl Bus Company operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 28 min. Transport NSW also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Kings Cross Station
Ave. Duration
20 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Kings Cross Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Kings Cross Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Central Station to Kings Cross Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
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
$2 - $3
Schedules at
punchbowlbus.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Princes Hwy Opp Cahill Park to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Kings Cross Station, Darlinghurst Rd, Stand A
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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uber.com
Assist
$20 - $26
UberX
$20 - $26
Select
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Taxi
$30 - $45
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Lux
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Kings Cross
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 Kings Cross
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Kings Cross
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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

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