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

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Train  •  32m

  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 400 bus, line 396 bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C 400
  2. Take the line 396 bus from Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C to Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D 396 / ...

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  15m

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House 8.5 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  15m

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House 8.5 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Sydney Opera House

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  15m

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Sydney Opera House 8.5 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  15m

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House 8.5 miles

$23 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D via Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sydney Airport (SYD) station to Sydney Opera House 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 32m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Sydney Opera House is 10 km. The road distance is 13.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House without a car is to train which takes 32m and costs $18 - $21.

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It takes approximately 32m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House, including transfers.

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

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House 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 Opera House is to train which takes 32m and costs $18 - $21. Alternatively, you can line 400 bus and line 396 bus, which costs $4 - $9 and takes 1h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 32m

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

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House via Central Station and Circular Quay Station in around 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House via Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C and Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D in around 1h 24m.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from Central Station to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Kingsford Nine Ways, Anzac Pde - Stand C to Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$23 - $29
UberX
$23 - $29
UberX +
$27 - $35
Select
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi
$35 - $55
Black
$45 - $65
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Lux
$70 - $90
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House
Ave. Duration
15m
Estimated price
$30 - $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
15m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Sydney Opera House
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Sydney Opera House
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House is 14 km. It takes approximately 15m to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House.

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