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Sydney Airport Guide


Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport, also known as Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, is Australias busiest and most significant commercial airport. It is made up of 3 terminals with over 30 million passengers using the airport each year. Sydney Airport also offer over a variety of retail outlets, cafes, bars and service outlets, providing an extensive range of products.

Sydney Airport

Post: Locked Bag 5000, Sydney International Terminal, NSW, 2020, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 9667 9111
Fax: +61 2 8338 4919
Airport Code: SYD
Terminals: 2
Time code: GMT + 10

At a Glance

CBD: 10km
Travel Time: CBD 15 mins by car
Taxi: approx AU$20
Bus: AU$8 every 20-30mins
Trains: AU$15 every 4-5mins
Airport Parking: AU$6-40 (30mins-24hrs)

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Flights to Sydney

There are an immense number of flights to Sydney every day from international airports all across the globe and from domestic australian airports. For more information on flights to Sydney and what international and domestic airlines fly to Sydney and how often visit our in-depth flights to Sydney page.

Sydney Airport Car Hire

Arranging car hire at Sydney Airport is no problem for passengers as there are six car hire companies that are available and have a booking office in the arrivals terminal. You'll find the car rental desks conveniently located on the arrivals level at both terminals. Don't be afraid to shop around to get some very competitive quotes. These car hire companies include: Avis at Sydney Airport, Sydney Airport Budget, Europcar at Sydney Airport, Sydney Airport Hertz, Sydney Airport Red Spot, Sydney Airport Thrifty.

Sydney Airport Terminals

The terminals at Sydney Airport have been numbered using a simple numeric system for passenger convenience. T1 is the International Terminal which is used by international passengers, international airlines and Qantas flights QF001 - 399. T2 is the Domestic Terminal which is used by Virgin Blue, Jetstar, Regional Express, Aeropelican, Air Link, Big Sky Express, OzJet and Qantas flights QF1600 and above. T3 is the Qantas Terminal used by Qantas flights QF0400-1599. For more information on T3 facilities and services visit Qantas. Passengers simply need to check their airline and flight number to locate the correct airport terminal. There are various ways to transfer between terminals at Sydney Airport.

Sydney Airport Transfers

There are many bus services that operate to and from Sydney Airport - most of which require pre-booking. For more infomation check out our Sydney Airport Transfers page.

Sydney Airport Trains

The airport is connected to the train system. Please check out our Sydney Airport Trains page for more info.

Sydney Airport Car Parking

While there are both international and domestic car park locations at the Sydney Airport, there is also both long term and short term parking areas. Please check out our Sydney Airport parking page.

Sydney Airport Arrivals

Flight arrival information is available at the airport in all the terminals. If you picking up a traveller or are catching a flight then you can always check the airport's domestic arrivals and international arrivals schedule available from the offical Sydney Airport website. Alternatively, you should also call your airline directly or even opt to receive an SMS message on your mobile phone to get updates about airplane and flight arrivals. On a sidenote, to see just busy the airport gets, click on the Sydney Airport Flight Arrivals page for a visualisation.

Sydney Airport Departures

The Sydney Airport has made a great effort to keep its passengers updated on the departure times and info for all flights. Once in the terminal, passengers can receive SMS messages that will update them on the status of their flight so there will be no need to worry! To view the up-to-the-minute international departures at Sydney Airport click here, for up-to-the-minute domestic departures please follow this link.

Sydney Weather

Many people travel to Sydney, Australia, and the surrounding Australian cities and areas because of the beautiful weather and scenery that it has to offer. The Sydney Airport filters in millions of passengers each year who visit Australia based on their love of the fantastic warm weather that Sydney and the whole of Australia has for its travelers!

Sydney Airport Maps

Sydney Airport is right in the action in Sydney, 10km from the CDB, which is a short 15 minute drive from the CDB. We have also provided our visitors with a helpful section on Sydney Airport Maps to show the location of the Sydney Airport and its proximity to Sydney CBD.

Free Things to Do in Sydney

You won't be stuck for things to do in Sydney, but if a tight budget is your concern check out this list of 17 free things to do in Sydney.