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  •  33 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 420 bus, line 392 bus  •  1 h 38 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

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

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

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  15 min

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

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  15 min

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

$80 - $120

Uber  •  15 min

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

$22 - $29

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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 Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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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 33 min.

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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 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 33 min 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 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 420 bus and line 392 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 38 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House via Westfield Eastgardens, Bunnerong Rd and Circular Quay, Young St, Stand D in around 1 h 38 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 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 Sydney Opera House
Ave. Duration
15 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 Opera House
Ave. Duration
15 min
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
15 min
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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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House is 14 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Opera House.

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