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

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Train  •  11 min

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

$18

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Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport Gx422 / ...

$2 - $25

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 12.3 km

$50 - $65

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 12.3 km

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport

$15 - $120

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney to Sydney Airport 12.3 km

$110 - $160

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 12.3 km

$34 - $38

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to train which costs $18 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Sydney Airport. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at International Airport Station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Sydney Airport (SYD) is 9 km. The road distance is 12.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs $18.

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The train from Central Station to International Airport Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) train services, operated by Sydney Trains, depart from Central Station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to train which takes 11 min and costs $18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $25 and takes 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD).
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  • Distance: 8.6 km
  • Duration: 11 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Central Station to International Airport Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 25 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$18 - $23
Premium
$15 - $21
Advantage
$13 - $17
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Prince Alfred Park Pool, Chalmers St, Stand A to Sydney Airport, International Terminal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Premier Motor Service
Punchbowl Bus Company
Phone
+61 2 8522 5000
Email
admin@punchbowlbus.com.au
Website
punchbowlbus.com.au
Bus from Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand H to Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Punchbowl Bus Company
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$34 - $38
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uber.com
Assist
$34 - $38
UberX
$34 - $38
Uber Comfort
$41 - $46
Taxi
$50 - $70
Select
$50 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $60
Black
$70 - $85
Black SUV
$100 - $120
Lux
$100 - $120
Taxi from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
WAV CABS
Phone
+61481 700 500
Website
wavcab.com.au
St George Cabs
Phone
312166
Website
stgeorgecabs.com.au
Silver Service
Phone
+61 9088 0445
Website
silver-service.com.au
RSL Cabs
Phone
+61 2  9581 1111
Website
rslcabs.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Legion Cabs
Phone
131451
Website
legioncabs.com.au
GM Cabs
Phone
131001
Website
gmcabs.com.au
13MaxiCabs
Phone
+61412093850
Website
13maxicabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney to Sydney Airport
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Towncar from Sydney to Sydney Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Sydney Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is 12 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD).

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There are 2320+ hotels available in Sydney Airport (SYD). Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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