Sydney Airport Guide to Sydney Airport - SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport - Transport to city centre


One of the best and fastest ways to get to the city centre.

How to get to the city?

Ride the Airport Link in Sydney Airport. You have to pick up the T2 Airport Line to Macarthur to City via Airport.

Where can I take them?

The Airport Station is in Terminal 2. By the Arrivals level, you can get directly to the Airport Station in the basement level.

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To get to Sydney city centre, bus may not be the best way to do so, since it is slower than train, but it is cheaper than the other public transport options.

Sydney Super Shuttle

An Airport to hotel shuttle bus. You must arrange your trip with your hotel in case if yours is in the provided list.

Where can I take it?

You can pick it up outside the Arrivals Hall at Terminal 1 and at Bays 4 to 7 at Terminals 2 and 3.

Public Transport - Route 400

The cheapest way to get by public transport to Sydney city centre. 

Where can I take it?

Ride it outside the Arrivals Hall of either Terminal 1 and Terminals 2 and 3.

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Get to Sydney city centre within 20 minutes if there is not much traffic.

Where can I take a cab?

Find taxis 24 hours a day outside each Terminal Arrivals Halls in the sheltered taxi ranks.

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Car rental

If you wish to go on your own, this is the best option without a doubt.
Car rental companies are located in the Arrivals Hall of any of the 3 Terminals.
Car rental partners: Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty and Redspot. 
Just remind you can book your car online through our search engine!

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Opal Card

Opal Card is a smartcard tickets 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.

Also, the card will allow you to travel not only within Sydney, in Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Illawarra, Hunter and Southern Highlands too. 

There are several types of Opal Cards: 

- Adult: From 16 years old. It is the full fare card.

- Child/Youth: For people between 4 and 15 years old.

- Senior/Pensioner: For seniors, interstate seniors, pensioners and asylum seekers.

- Concession: For students, trainees and job seekers. 


For adults, the maximum daily amount is $15.00, while the weekly is $60.00.
For children, young people and concession, the maximum daily amount is $7.50, while the weekly is $30.00.
For seniors and pensioners, the maximum daily amount is $2.50, while the weekly is $17.50.

Just remind you there is a 30% save If you use public transport outside peak hours (From 7:00 am to 9:00 am and from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm on weekdays).