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

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Recommended option

Train  •  37 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 Lidcombe Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line

$14 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 400

$4 - $6

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Padstow Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the bus from Howard Rd Opp Padstow Station to Lidcombe Station, Church St, Stand B M92

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe 13.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe 13.8 miles

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Lidcombe

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Lidcombe 13.8 miles

$95 - $140

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe 13.8 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Lidcombe is 14 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Lidcombe station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Lidcombe Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe is 22 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe via Central Station in around 37 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Lidcombe Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from International Airport Station to Padstow Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Howard Rd Opp Padstow Station to Lidcombe Station, Church St, Stand B
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transdevnsw.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Taxi
$55 - $75
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Lux
$100 - $130
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Lidcombe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Lidcombe
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Lidcombe
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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