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.

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Terminals Sydney Airport


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.