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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  26 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 North Sydney Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...

$13 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 343 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C 400
  2. Take the line 343 bus from Gardeners Rd Before General Bridges Cres to Pacific Hwy At Berry St 343

$5 - $7

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Line 343 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Elizabeth St After Joynton Av to Pacific Hwy At Berry St 343 / ...

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney 10.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney 10.3 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to North Sydney

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to North Sydney 10.3 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney 10.3 miles

$26 - $35

Walk  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Walk from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney 9.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 17 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and North Sydney is 12 km. The road distance is 16.5 km.

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, International Terminal and arriving at Pacific Hwy At Berry St via Gardeners Rd Before General Bridges Cres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to North Sydney 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 26 min.

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The nearest airport to North Sydney is Sydney (SYD) Airport which is 11.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Newcastle (NTL) (128.8 km), Orange (OAG) (199.5 km), Canberra (CBR) (246.8 km) and Dubbo (DBO) (304.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney via Central Station in around 26 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 41 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 North Sydney Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to North Sydney Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Elizabeth St After Joynton Av to Pacific Hwy At Berry St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gardeners Rd Before General Bridges Cres to Pacific Hwy At Berry St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$40 - $50
Taxi
$45 - $60
Black
$55 - $70
Black SUV
$80 - $100
Lux
$80 - $100
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to North Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to North Sydney
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to North Sydney
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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