Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport - Terminals

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the main airport operating in Australia and the oldest commercial airport in the world to be opened in a continuous way.

It has 3 passenger Terminals: Terminal 1, which is for international flights, and terminals 2 and 3 for domestic flights (Terminal 3 is a hub for Qantas and QantasLink flights).

Sydney Airport is the busiest airport in Australia. It handled 41,870,000 passengers on 2016, which 14.94 million of them were international passengers and 26.92 million were domestic passengers.

It actually hosts 43 international flights to Asia Pacific region, Oceania, South East Asia and North America, and also 46 domestic flights to several destinations throughout Australia.

Qantas uses this airport as a primary hub and Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways as a secondary hub.

Transport between terminals

You can get from domestic to international terminals within a short ride. Even though, there are available several means of transport to make it easy to transfer between them.

Terminal 2 and 3 are at a short distance walk (no longer than 7 minutes), while Terminal 1 is slightly far from them.

To transfer between International Terminal to Domestic Terminals, there are the following means of transport available:

- Airport Link Train: Transfer between T1, T2 and T3. Opening hours: 05:00 am to 00:00 am, every 2 minutes. Fare is $5.00.

- T-Bus: Shuttle buses between T1 and T2. The ride takes 10 minutes. Fare is $5.50.

- P-Bus: Transfer to T2, T3 and to the long-term parking.

- Taxi: Transfer between T1, T2 and T3. Total ride time is 10 minutes. Fare is between $8.00 and $12.00.

Domestic airlines transfers:

- Qantas Seamless Transfer: Between Qantas and International flights.

- Virgin Blue Seamless Transfer: Between Virgin Blue & Pacific Blue, Polynesian Blue and Virgin Australia flights.

Terminal 1

Sydney Terminal 1 hosts international and some domestic flights operated by Qantas. It is a three level building ready to host 43 international flights to Asia Pacific region, Oceania, South East Asia and North America.

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Terminal 2

Sydney Terminal 2 is exclusively for domestic and regional flights. It serves as a secondary hub of major airlines such as Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways. Along with Terminal 3, hosts over 46 domestic flights to various destination within the country.

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Terminal 3

Terminal 3, as well a Terminal 2, hosts domestic flights. It is a hub for Qantas and QantasLink. Along with Terminal 2, hosts over 46 domestic flights to various destination within the country.

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