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

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Recommended option

Train, line 324 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Edgecliff Station
  3. Take the line 324 bus from Edgecliff Station, Stand D to Old South Head Rd Near Derby St 324

$15 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 380 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P 400
  2. Take the line 380 bus from Bondi Junction Station, Stand G to Military Rd Terminus 380

$5 - $7

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Train, ferry  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Watsons Bay Wharf F4 Cross Harbour / ...

$18 - $22

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay 13.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay 13.2 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Watsons Bay

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Watsons Bay 13.2 miles

$95 - $130

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay 13.2 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, International Terminal and arriving at Military Rd Terminus via Bondi Junction Station, Stand G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Watsons Bay is 15 km. The road distance is 21.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay without a car is to train and line 324 bus which takes 58 min and costs $20 - $25.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Sydney Airport, International Terminal station.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Military Rd Terminus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay is 21 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay.

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There are 1896+ hotels available in Watsons Bay. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay via Bondi Junction Station, Stand P and Bondi Junction Station, Stand G in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Edgecliff Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Edgecliff Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Edgecliff Station, Stand D to Old South Head Rd Near Derby St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Bondi Junction Station, Stand P
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Bondi Junction Station, Stand G to Military Rd Terminus
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Ferry operators
Sydney Ferries
Website
sydneytrains.info
Ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Watsons Bay Wharf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Captain Cook Cruises
Website
captaincook.com.au
Ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 6 to Watsons Bay Wharf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
captaincook.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
Select
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $60
Taxi
$50 - $70
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Lux
$95 - $120
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Watsons Bay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Watsons Bay
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Watsons Bay
Estimated price
$95 - $130

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