Travelling from Sydney Airport

When making your accommodation reservations, check to see if there is a complimentary pick up/drop off service being offered.

Sydney Airport is located 9km (6 miles) south of Sydney’s city centre.


Sydney is serviced by several taxi companies, and taxi ranks are located outside each of the terminals. Depending on traffic conditions, a trip into the city CBD takes about 20 minutes and should cost around AUD $30. This online taxi fare calculator can provide you with an estimate for your chosen journey. Please note, a $3.50 toll is charged by Sydney Airport, payable by all passengers taking a taxi from any of the Airport’s taxi ranks. More information including taxi phone numbers, is available on the Sydney Airport website.


Sydney Airport train stations are located at both the International and Domestic Terminals and are accessible from the Arrivals level in each. Trains run every 10 minutes and the journey to Central Station in the City takes about 13 minutes. Adult one-way fares to any of the City Stations are AUD: $15 from the Domestic Airport Station / $15.80 from the International Airport Station. More information

From Central Station you will probably need to catch a taxi to your accommodation, which if for example is located in Camperdown will cost around AUD $10.

Shuttle bus services

Several private companies run shuttle services between the Airport and various city hotels and motels. They depart regularly from the front of the terminals and cost around AUD $16–$18 per person one-way. Group booking discounts are usually available. Please see websites such as KST Sydney Airporter and Sydney Airport Shuttle for more details.

Travelling to The University of Sydney


If coming by train, alight at Redfern Station. After exiting the station turn left and head west down Lawson Street, then left again into Abercrombie Street. At the next intersection turn right into Shepherd Street and follow the University walkway into the Darlington side of the campus.


Download a bus travel guide (1.5MB PDF 8 pages) with full details of the public bus routes servicing the Camperdown campus.

Buses run frequently from the City via Railway Square, and stop on both the Parramatta Road and City Road sides of the Camperdown campus. This trip takes 10–20 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

From the City

  • from George Street via Railway Square: Bus routes 412, 413, 435, 436, 437, 438, 440, 461, 483
    Alight on Parramatta Road at the Footbridge Theatre (closest for events in the Education Building or the Holme Building).