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

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Thornleigh Station to Central Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to International Airport Station T8 Airport and South Line

$15 - $16

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Bus, line 420 bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Thornleigh Station, The Esplanade to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand D 40T1
  2. Take the line 420 bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F to Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International 420

$6 - $11

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) 24.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) 24.2 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  35m

  1. Take a town car from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport 24.2 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  35m

  1. Take an Uber from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) 24.2 miles

$50 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thornleigh station to Sydney Airport (SYD). However, there are services departing from Thornleigh Station, The Esplanade and arriving at Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International via Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand G and Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thornleigh station to Sydney Airport (SYD) station. However, there are services departing from Thornleigh Station and arriving at International Airport Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Thornleigh and Sydney Airport (SYD) is 25 km. The road distance is 38.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs $21 - $23.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD), including transfers.

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Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Thornleigh Station, The Esplanade.

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

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The best way to get from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs $21 - $23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 420 bus, which costs $8 - $16 and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD).
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

You can take a train from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) via Central Station in around 1h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) via Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand D, Strathfield Station, Albert Rd, Stand G, Burwood Station, Railway Pde, Stand A, and Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Thornleigh Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from Central Station to International Airport Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Thornleigh Station, The Esplanade to Strathfield Station, Everton Rd, Stand D
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F to Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
UberX +
$60 - $80
Select
$75 - $95
UberXL
$80 - $100
Taxi
$85 - $120
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$150 - $190
Taxi from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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
35m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) is 39 km. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD).

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