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Sydney Airport to city center

Sydney, Australia

Sydney Airport overview

Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (colloquially Mascot Airport, Kingsford Smith Airport, or Sydney Airport; IATA: SYD, ICAO: YSSY; ASX: SYD) is an international airport in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia located 8 km (5 mi) south of the Sydney city centre, in the suburb of Mascot. The airport is owned by the ASX-listed Sydney Airport Group. It is the primary airport serving Sydney, and is a primary hub for Qantas, as well as a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar, as well as a focus city for Air New Zealand. Situated next to Botany Bay, the airport has three runways, colloquially known as the east–west, north–south and third runways. Sydney Airport is one of the world's longest continuously operated commercial airports and the busiest airport in Australia, handling 42.6 million passengers and 348,904 aircraft movements in 2016–17. It was the 38th busiest airport in the world in 2016. Currently 46 domestic and 43 international destinations are served to Sydney directly. In 2018, the airport was rated in the top five worldwide for airports handling 40–50 million passengers annually and was overall voted the 20th best airport in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards.The airport's Air Traffic Control Tower is listed on the Commonwealth Heritage List.

Public transport to city center of Sydney from Airport

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Day route from airport:

T8 T2 Estimated duration 38 mins.
T8 4 stops to Central ( 12 mins - 8.2 km )
T2 5 stops to Town Hall ( 13 mins - 4.9 km )

This route will take you to city center of Sydney.

Night route from airport:

N20 Estimated duration 41 mins.
N20 7 stops to Town Hall Station, Park St, Stand K ( 28 mins - 12.2 km )

This route will take you to city center of Sydney.

Hotels in nearby areas

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel


0.7 km from SYD

Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport

Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport


1.3 km from SYD

Transfers from Sydney Airport to the city

We are sorry but We are not able to recommend any private SYD transfer service right now.

Airport ranking

43,410,355 passengers in 2017.
42.bussiest airport in the World
Bussiest airport in the region 1. bussiest airport in Australia and Oceania
Bussiest airport in the country 1.bussiest airport in Australia

Airport details

Actual time 08:09
Actual date 2020/09/29