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

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Train  •  12 min

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

$1 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J 422 / ...

$1 - $10

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney 8.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney 8.3 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Sydney

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Sydney 8.3 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney 8.3 miles

$22 - $29

Walk  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Walk from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney 6.9 miles

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St and arriving at Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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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 12 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Sydney is 9 km. The road distance is 13.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $17.

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

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to 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 Sydney is to train which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $13 and takes 33 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 12 min. Transport NSW also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 33 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Martin Place Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand J
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Punchbowl Bus Company
Website
punchbowlbus.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
punchbowlbus.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney International Airport to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$1
Flexifare
$7 - $10
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport to Sydney
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$22 - $29
UberX
$22 - $29
Select
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi
$35 - $50
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Lux
$65 - $85
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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 Sydney
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Sydney
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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