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

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from St James Station to International Airport Station T8 Airport and South Line / ...

$1 - $12

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Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L to Princes Hwy Before Smith St 422 / ...

$1 - $10

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 7.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 7.7 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney to Sydney Airport 7.7 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 7.7 miles

$20 - $27

Walk  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Walk from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) 6.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to train which costs $1 - $17 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L station and arriving at Princes Hwy Before Smith St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St James Station station and arriving at International Airport Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 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 16 min and costs $1 - $17.

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The train from St James Station to International Airport Station takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to train which takes 16 min and costs $1 - $17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $13 and takes 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD).
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 16 min. Transport NSW also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 26 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Martin Place Station to Wolli Creek Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L to Princes Hwy Before Smith St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney Central Station to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$1
Flexifare
$6 - $10
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
punchbowlbus.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$20 - $27
UberX
$20 - $27
Select
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Taxi
$35 - $50
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Lux
$60 - $80
Taxi from Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
13 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
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney to Sydney Airport
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney to Sydney Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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Sydney to Sydney Airport (SYD) bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Princes Hwy Before Smith St 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 2133+ hotels available in Sydney Airport (SYD). Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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