Sydney Airport Guide to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)

Sydney Airport Bus

Since travelling by road to Sydney city centre can be slower than taking the train, by bus you have several options, each one according to your budget and your final destination as well.

Route 400

Though is the cheapest way to get to Sydney city centre, it is also the slowest one as it stops at every local bus stop (it takes almost 1 hour to complete one direction). 

Take this line at Sydney Airport to get to the city centre. This route moves between Bondi Junction and Burwood. 


Bondi Junction, Randwick Junction (Belmore Rd), Kingsford (Anzac Parade & Gardeners Rd), Maroubra Junction (Anzac Parade & Maroubra Rd), Pagewood (Eastgardens), Mascot Shops (Botany Rd & Robey St), Domestic Terminal (Lower Level), Intl Terminal (Lower Level), Rockdale Railway Station, Bexley Noth Station, Campsie station and Burwood Rd at Westfield.


From 05:27 am to 23:21 pm (Monday to Friday), from 05:46 am to 23:18 pm (Saturdays), from 05:48 am to 23:18 pm (Sundays and Public Holidays), between 20 to 30 minutes in each direction.

*Hours may change, depending on season, check always the website before. 

Total trip time is of 1 hour. 

Check more information about the route and schedules here


This bus line stops at both International and Domestic Terminals. You can find the pick-up and drop off points outside the Arrivals Hall. 


Total trip fare will be established according to the distance you travel to your final destination.

To ride the bus, you can either use Opal Card or MyBus tickets, which can be purchased at ticket sellers, ticket offices, ticket vending, transport shops, and for a one-way ticket to driver on-board.

Opal Card

Opal Card is a smartcard ticket which you can easily use for travel on public transport. 

You can add value, reload and reuse this cards to pay in order to ride your next journey. 

Travel by using Opal Card will allow you to save money, since trips will be cheaper for you than using a single ticket. 

By having this card, you can ride in all kind of public transport: train, bus, ferry and light rail services. 

Hotel Shuttles

There are several hotels that offer complimentary transportation from Sydney Airport.

We recommend to check with your hotel if they offer the service. 


Check for information on more shuttles on this website