Travelling to Sydney

If flying into Sydney, you’ll land at the Sydney Airport (Airport code: SYD). Sydney’s central business district is 10km north of the International Airport and takes approximately 20-30 minutes via car.

You can arrange for car rental from one of several car rental agencies within the terminal. Just outside the terminal doors, local bus, taxi, limousine, wheelchair accessible transportation (arrange in advance) or shuttle services (to a few hotels) are available.

Direct flights to Sydney, Australia are available from:

  • Auckland International Airport, New Zealand (AKL)
  • Changi International Airport, Singapore (SIN)
  • Dallas Fort Worth International, Texas, United States of America (DFW)
  • Dong Mueang International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand (DMK)
  • Dubai International Airport, (DXB)
  • Hamad International Airport, Qatar (IATA / DOH)
  • Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport), Japan (HND)
  • Hong Kong International Airport, China (HKG)
  • Itami International Airport, Japan (ITM)
  • Kansai International Airport, Japan (KIX)
  • Los Angeles International, California, United States of America (LAX)
  • Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan (NRT)
  • San Francisco International, California, United States of America (SFO)
  • Wellington International Airport, New Zealand (WLG)

Transport from Sydney Airport

There is a train station located at both Domestic and International Terminals at Sydney Airport. During weekdays, trains run every 10 minutes on average and every 15 minutes on weekends. From the Domestic Terminal, it takes 10 minutes to reach Central Station and 15 minutes to reach Circular Quay. Lifts are available at both the International and Domestic terminals for easy transfer of luggage. Fares from Sydney Airport terminals to the city are approximately AUD$17 per adult for a single journey.
A regular airport to city bus service operates from approximately 0600 – 2100 hours and is not recommended for those with large amounts of luggage. Any queries can be discussed at the Travellers Information Desk at Sydney Airport.
The standard for a taxi fare from Sydney Airport to the central business district costs around AUD$50, depending on traffic.