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

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Train  •  25 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 Circular Quay Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...

$13 - $14

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Line 303 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 303 bus from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower to Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St 303

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 420 bus, line 392 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 420 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd 420 / ...
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd to Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D 392

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney 8.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney 8.2 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney 8.2 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney 8.2 miles

$21 - $28

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower and arriving at Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney station. However, there are services departing from International Airport Station and arriving at Circular Quay Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney is 9 km. The road distance is 13.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 25 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney 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 Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney is to train which takes 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 303 bus, which costs and takes 57 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney train services, operated by Sydney Trains, arrive at Circular Quay Station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney via Central Station and Circular Quay Station in around 25 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from General Holmes Dr Near Control Tower to Museum Of Sydney, Phillip St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd to Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $28
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uber.com
Assist
$21 - $28
UberX
$21 - $28
Select
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi
$35 - $50
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Lux
$65 - $85
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 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
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney is 13 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney.

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