There are 9 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  21 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 Town Hall Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...

$13 - $15

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Train via Wolli Creek Station  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Town Hall Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line / ...

$1 - $12

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K N20 / ...

$2 - $4

Train #2  •  32 min

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

$12

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower 7.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower 7.8 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Sydney Tower

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Sydney Tower 7.8 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower 7.8 miles

$21 - $27

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wolli Creek Station station and arriving at Town Hall Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Sydney Tower is 8 km. The road distance is 12.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 21 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower bus services, operated by Punchbowl Bus Company, depart from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower 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 Tower is to train which takes 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower bus services, operated by Punchbowl Bus Company, arrive at Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower.
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  • Distance: 5.1 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower via Central Station and Town Hall Station in around 21 min. Alternatively, Punchbowl Bus Company operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 28 min. Transport NSW also services this route every 3 hours.

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 Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Punchbowl Bus Company
Website
punchbowlbus.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
punchbowlbus.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Princes Hwy Opp Cahill Park to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$21 - $27
UberX
$21 - $27
Select
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Taxi
$35 - $50
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Lux
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Sydney Tower
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 Sydney Tower
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Sydney Tower
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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