Sydney Airport Informational Guide to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) - Non Official

Sydney Airport Terminals

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the largest and busiest airport operating in Australia and the oldest commercial airport in the world.

It has three passenger terminals:

Terminal 1

Sydney Airport Terminal 1 hosts international and some domestic flights.

See Terminal 1 information

Terminal 2

Sydney Airport Terminal 2 is exclusively for domestic and regional flights.

See Terminal 2 information

Terminal 3

Sydney Airport Terminal 3 hosts domestic flights and is the main hub of Qantas and QantasLink. 

See Terminal 3 information

TransFER between terminals

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

To transfer between the 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, travel time 2 minutes. Fare is $6.70 AUD.


Shuttle buses between T1 and T2. The ride takes 10 minutes and works between 06:00 am and 08:50pm. It is free of use. 


Transfer between T1, T2 and T3. Total ride time is 10 minutes. Fare is between 17.00 and 22.00 AUD. 

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.

For more information about airlines transfer, please contact your airline. 

Find more information here.