Sydney Airport is Australia’s international gateway, welcoming 43.3 million passengers a year.
Sydney Airport is located just 8km from the Sydney CBD and driving takes about 25 minutes in light traffic. Most routes to the airport carry regular signs of the universally recognisable aeroplane symbol.
Transport options to and from Sydney Airport
By taxi and rideshare
You can access taxis and rideshare services when you arrive. The Sydney CBD is a short, 20 minute ride away and will cost about $45-$55 one way. You’ll find taxi ranks at the front of all terminals – simply follow the signs to the nearest ranks. For rideshare services, please arrange with your driver to meet you at our priority pick-up area.
Sydney Airport is located just 13 minutes by train from the city. Airport Link offers a fast and convenient way to reach the city and suburbs, with trains running approximately every 10 minutes. The station is located at the northern end of the terminal and accessible from the Arrivals level. To use this service, you will need to purchase an Opal Card from the station, Relay or WH Smith. For more information, including fares, maps, timetable changes and travel planners, choose from the links below.
Transport timetable changes from 26 November 2017
Email Airport Link
Transport NSW Trip Planner
If you’re looking for a shuttle transfer, limousine, accommodation, tours and attractions please visit the Redy2go website below. Redy2Go desks can also be found at the arrivals hall of our T1 and T2 terminals. If you’re looking for bus and limousine transfer services that provide transport between the airport and most Sydney suburbs and regional areas, you can find a range of providers via Mozio.
By rental car
Sydney Airport has several car rental companies located at the arrivals level at T1 International and T2/T3 Domestic terminals. Search and compare the best deals from quality rental car providers like Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty and Redspot.
Sydney Airport Car Rental – Book on the official Sydney Airport website
Sydney Buses operates a timetabled service, Route 400, between Bondi Junction and Burwood. The service stops at both the T1 International and T3 Domestic terminals. You will find clearly marked bus stops located on the arrivals level outside each of these terminals. You’ll need an Opal transport card to use the service.
At T1 International, bicycle racks are located at both ends of the terminal building. Please refer to the T1 International Bike Rack Map for more information. If you do cycle to the airport, publicly accessible shower facilities are located at T1 International.
T1 bike rack map
Find out more at Cycle NSW
Limousine services can be pre-arranged to and from our terminals. If you have not pre-booked, Royale Limousines reservation counter is located inside the Arrivals area of T1 International. You should be aware that it’s against the law for drivers or their agents to approach you or to solicit a fare from you.