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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  •  1 h 17 min

  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

Cheapest option

Bus, line 420 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Thornleigh Station, The Esplanade to Rhodes Station, Blaxland Rd
  2. Take the bus from Rhodes Station, Concord Rd, Stand B to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F M41 / ...
  3. Take the line 420 bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F to Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International 420 / ...

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  35 min

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

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  35 min

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

$110 - $160

Uber  •  35 min

  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 35 min.

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

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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 Rhodes Station, Concord Rd, Stand B and Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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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 1 h 17 min.

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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 1 h 17 min and costs $20 - $23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min 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 1 h 17 min and costs $20 - $23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 420 bus, which costs $9 - $15 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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

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 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD) via Rhodes Station, Blaxland Rd, Rhodes Station, Concord Rd, Stand B, and Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Thornleigh Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to International Airport Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Thornleigh Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Thornleigh Station, The Esplanade to Rhodes Station, Blaxland Rd
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Rhodes Station, Concord Rd, Stand B to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand F to Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
Select
$75 - $95
UberXL
$75 - $100
Taxi
$80 - $110
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$150 - $190
Taxi from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD)
Ave. Duration
35 min
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
35 min
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 35 min to drive from Thornleigh to Sydney Airport (SYD).

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