There are 6 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line / ...

$1 - $13

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington 7.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington 7.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Paddington

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Paddington 7.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington 7.2 miles

$28 - $35

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 12 min. Transport NSW also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Edgecliff Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$20 - $27
uberX
$20 - $27
TAXI
$28 - $35
UberSELECT
$30 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $40
UberBLACK
$40 - $60
UberLUX
$60 - $80
UberSUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington
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 Paddington
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Paddington
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Paddington is 8 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington is to train which costs $1 - $17 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington is to train which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $17.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Central Station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

The train from International Airport Station to Central Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.