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

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8
  2. Take the train from Central Station to North Sydney Station T1 / ...

$20 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus, line 100 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K N20
  2. Take the line 100 bus from QVB, York St, Stand D to Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E 100

$6 - $8

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Bus, line 320 bus  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Botany Rd At Hollingshed St 400 / ...
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Mascot Post Office, Botany Rd to Victoria Cross, Miller St 320

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay 17.8 km

$75 - $95

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay 17.8 km

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Neutral Bay

$15 - $120

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Neutral Bay 17.8 km

$120 - $170

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Neutral Bay is 1800 020 080.

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The most affordable way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay is to drive, which costs $2 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E via QVB, York St, Stand D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Neutral Bay station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at North Sydney Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Neutral Bay is 12 km. The road distance is 17.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs $19 - $24.

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It takes approximately 23 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay, including transfers.

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

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay 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 Neutral Bay is to train which takes 23 min and costs $19 - $24. Alternatively, you can bus and line 100 bus, which costs $5 - $8 and takes 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay.
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  • Distance: 12.2 km
  • Duration: 23 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay via Central Station in around 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay via Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K and QVB, York St, Stand D in around 43 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from Central Station to North Sydney Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to North Sydney Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Opal card
$3 - $6
Opal single trip ticket
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Punchbowl Bus Company
Phone
+61 2 8522 5000
Email
admin@punchbowlbus.com.au
Website
punchbowlbus.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Punchbowl Bus Company
State Transit
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from QVB, York St, Stand D to Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
State Transit
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Botany Rd At Hollingshed St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
State Transit
Transit Systems
Phone
02 8118 7102
Email
customerserviceNSW@transitsystems.com.au
Website
transitsystems.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Botany Rd At Hollingshed St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Transit Systems
Bus from Mascot Post Office, Botany Rd to Victoria Cross, Miller St
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Transit Systems
Other operators
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Neutral Bay
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Neutral Bay
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay bus services, operated by State Transit, arrive at Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay is 18 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Neutral Bay.

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There are 1897+ hotels available in Neutral Bay. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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