Sydney Airport Travel Information
Sydney Airport is located just 13 minutes by train from the city. There are train stations at both the International and Domestic terminals (operate as part of the Airport Link train service). Trains run approximately every 10 minutes. The international and domestic rail stations link directly to the City Circle line.
- The Domestic terminal train station is located directly between T2 and T3 terminals and is accessible from within the terminals from the Arrivals level.
- The International terminal train station is located at the northern end of the terminal and is accessible from the Arrivals level.
For more information about Airport Link, including fares, maps and travel planners, visit the Airport Link website or phone +61 2 8337 8417
For the latest information about the Sydney train network, service and trackwork updates, visit transportnsw.info
Each terminal has its own sheltered taxi rank with supervisors on hand during peak times to ensure a smooth flow of taxis for travelers. Curbside supervisors can also organize taxis with baby capsules, wheelchair access, five-seaters and maxi taxis for large groups or station wagons for large amounts of baggage.
Taxi Rank Locations
Please note that taxis are not permitted to pick up passengers away from a taxi rank and drivers can be fined AUD $5,000 for breaking the regulation.
– Sydney City $45-55 (one way)
– North Sydney $55-65 (one way)
*A $4.25 airport toll is payable by all passengers taking a taxi from any of Sydney Airport’s taxi ranks. Passengers are also responsible for any bridge or road tolls on top of the fare
Australian Taxi Companies (all offer pre-booking services)
Phone: 131 451
Cabcharge Bookings: 131 271
Premier Cabs – Airport Taxi Service
Phone: 13 10 17
RSL Ex-Servicemen’s Cabs & Co-Op Members Ltd
Phone: +61 2 9581 1111
Silver Service Fleet
Phone: 133 100
St George Cabs
Phone: 132 166
Taxis Combined Services
Phone: 133 300
Phone: 131 001
Busses, Limousines & Shuttles
Sydney Buses operates a timetabled service, Route 400, between Bondi Junction and Burwood, which stops at both the International (T1) and Domestic (T3) terminals. Clearly marked bus stops are located on the arrivals level outside each of these terminals. General information about fares, timetables and connections to other parts of Sydney is available at ww.sydneybuses.info.
All limousine services to and from the domestic and international terminals must be pre-arranged at Sydney Airport. It is against the law for drivers of their agents to approach you or to solicit a fare from you. If you intend to use a limousine but have not pre-booked, a reservation counter operated by Royale Limousines is located inside the arrivals area of the International Terminal (T1).
Many shuttle bus companies provide transport between the airport and most Sydney suburbs and regional areas. These buses must be pre-booked. It is against the law for shuttle drivers to approach you or solicit a fare from you.
Airport Shuttle Companies
Phone: +61 2 9557 7615
Phone: +61 2 8339 0155
*Search and compare shuttle services
Search and compare the best Sydney Airport rental car deals from quality rental car providers like Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty and Redspot. Rental car desks are located on the arrivals at both terminals.
Opal is a smartcard that you load value onto and pay as you go for use across all modes of public transport. Includes transportation via train, bus, ferry and light rail. Simply tap on at the beginning of your trip and tap off at the end to be charged the correct fare. Your Opal card will calculate your fare including any transfers or breaks in your journey. Opal single trip tickets are available at selected stations and wharves for train, ferry and light rail. For bus, purchase single trip tickets from the bus driver. Single trip tickets must be tapped on and off like an Opal card to be valid. Once you break your trip or tap off, the ticket is no longer valid.
Opal cards can be purchased:
at an Opal Retailer
at selected Transport Customer Service Centres and Shops
at selected Service NSW locations
You can learn more and purchase opal cards at opal.com.au