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

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Train  •  11m

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

$1 - $12

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Line 400 bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P 400

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  13m

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

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13m

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

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Paddington

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  13m

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

$80 - $110

Uber  •  13m

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

$20 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington is to train which costs $1 - $17 and takes 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington is to train which costs $1 - $17 and takes 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Paddington Town Hall, Oxford St via Bondi Junction Station, Grafton St, Stand Q. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from International Airport Station station and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Paddington is 8 km. The road distance is 11.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington without a car is to train which takes 11m and costs $1 - $17.

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The train from International Airport Station to Central Station takes 11m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington is to train which takes 11m and costs $1 - $17. Alternatively, you can line 400 bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 11m

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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 11m. Transport NSW also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Edgecliff Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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uber.com
Assist
$20 - $26
UberX
$20 - $26
UberX +
$24 - $35
Select
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Taxi
$35 - $50
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Lux
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington
Ave. Duration
13m
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
13m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Paddington
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Paddington
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Paddington bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Bondi Junction Station, Stand P.

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

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

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There are 2251+ hotels available in Paddington. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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