Journey: Central Coast to Sydney Airport

Sydney airport is located in the suburb of Mascot, 8kms to the south of the CBD. Sydney airport is Australia’s largest airport. With world-class international and domestic terminals, it is the primary airport that services the central coast region. Depending on the time of your travel, it usually takes about 90 minutes to reach the airport. Most choose to travel this distance by shuttle bus. These services stop for nearby passengers who are travelling to the airport as well. However, with Car Australia, you can streamline your travel time and enhance your comfort. Car Australia offers you private shuttle bus services which can be hired for a comparable price, and enjoy a smoother trip with fewer stops and better service.

Car Australia provides transport solutions centred on luxury service and convenience. Our range of private shuttle buses and chauffeured cars can collect you from anywhere in the central coast. You can book these door-to-door services at any time of the day or night. At Car Australia, we understand that most people travel on a budget. That is why we offer a range of shuttle services that includes luxury people movers, coaches and luxury limousines. With our people movers and coaches, we can facilitate anywhere from 12 to 50 passengers. Our prices are at par with other options and our service is unrivalled. That is why Car Australia has the best transport services from the Central Coast to Sydney airport.

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Airport Shuttle: Central Coast to Sydney Airport

Depending on the time of your travel and the option you select, you journey from the Central Coast to Sydney airport can vary. To give you an overview of what to expect, we have listed some important information regarding your upcoming journey.

Pick Up and Other Information

Travel Times

The standard time taken for our passengers to travel from the central coast to Sydney airport is 90 minutes. However, as with most journeys in Sydney, this increases considerably during peak hour.

Peak Hour Travel Times:

  • Airport to Central Coast – between 80 and 120 minutes
  • Central Coast to airport – between 80 and 120 minutes

Off Peak Travel Times:

  • Airport to Central Coast – between 70 and 100 minutes
  • Central Coast to airport – between 70 and 90 minutes

Sydney Airport Pick up and Information

Being Australia’s largest of its kind, Sydney airport is equipped with world-class facilities. These include everything from free Wi-Fi to showers and retail facilities. To manage the large volume of travellers, the airport has a specific system for drop offs and pick-ups. In the international airport, express pick up is marked with yellow signs and located in the P9 car park at T1. The drop off area is located on the departure level of T1. Drivers cannot wait in this area for more than a minute or so because of heavy traffic. There is also a disability space located in this area.

For the domestic terminal, drop off spaces are available at T2 and T3. In addition to the kerbside spaces, pick up options include:

  • Priority pick up, which is a four-minute walk from the terminal. It is marked with green signs and rates begin at $4. You can only pay this fee by e-Tag.
  • Express pick up, which is located eight minutes from the terminals and marked with yellow signage.
  • Blue emu pick up, which is located ten minutes from the terminals by bus. The blue emu bus stops outside the domestic terminals every 10-15 minutes. Drivers can simply follow the blue emu signs to reach the carpark.

Central Coast Pick up and Information

Your Car Australia chauffeur can collect you from any point on the central coast. Our shuttle bus from Central Coast to Sydney airport is a door-to-door service. This means you get excellent convenience and streamlined travel times. The central coast is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Situated on the Tasman Sea Coast, it is north of Sydney and south of Lake Macquarie. It boasts beautiful beaches, including Avoca Beach, and rainforest walks such as Terrigal. It is also home to the Central Coast Mariners, who were the A-League champions of 2013.