Sydney Airport Guide (SYD)
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Transfer between Terminals
Sydney Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. A shuttle service connects all three terminals for a fee of $5.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel, 8 Arrival Court, Mascot, Botany Bay, New South Wales 2020, Australia, TEL: 011 61 2 9313 2500, Located just steps away from the International Terminal, this hotel features on-site dining and free wireless internet. Mercure Sydney Airport, 20 Levey Street, Wolli Creek, Rockdale, New South Wales 2205, Australia, TEL: (61-2) 9518 2002, This hotel features an airport shuttle service, free wireless internet, and an on-site bar and lounge.
Transport into Town
Rail: The International railway station is located below the International terminal and Domestic railway station is located under the car park between Terminals 2 and 3. The Sydney Trains suburban network services these stations. Bus: Sydney Buses operates Route 400 from Burwood to Bondi Junction railway stations. This bus stops at the International and Domestic terminals. Taxi: Taxis are available Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The estimated fare from the airport to downtown Sydney is $55.
Virgin Blue Lounge is located in Terminal 2. Qantas Club is located in Terminal 1 towards Gates 8-37 and Terminal 2 opposite Gate 49. First Class Lounge is located in Terminal 1 towards Gate 8-37. Air New Zealand Lounge is located in Terminal 1 towards Gates 59-63. Silver Kris Lounge is located in Terminal 1 towards Gates 59-63. The Golden Lounge is located in Terminal 1 towards Gates 59-63. Emirates Lounge is located in Terminal 1 towards Gates 59-63. Rex Lounge is located in Terminal 2 near Gate 47.
Sydney Airport is a primary hub for Qantas. SYD is also a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways.
Free wireless internet is available at the airport. A children’s movie theater which shows kid-friendly programs is located in Terminal 1.
The Domestic Terminal Car Parks P1 and P2 are located next to the Domestic terminals with easy access to both Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. The Domestic Terminal Car Park P3 is also located within the Domestic terminal area. The Blu Emu Car Park is located on Ross Smith Avenue and is serviced by a complimentary shuttle to the Domestic T2 & T3 terminals. The International Terminal Car Park is located next to Terminal 1. Valet parking is available near all three terminals. Find rates and parking reservations at Sydney Airport’s parking website.
Sydney Airport (SYD) is also known as Kingsford-Smith Airport. SYD is located 5 miles south of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1920, Sydney Airport is one of the oldest operational airports in the world. 1953, the airport was renamed in honor of Sir Charles Kingford Smith, an Australian aviation pioneer. Sydney Airport's new terminal was officially opened in 1970 by Queen Elizabeth II.
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