Journey: Sydney Airport to Macquarie University

In the suburb of Macquarie Park lies Macquarie University, a prominent public research university. It attracts a variety of visitors on a regular basis, and forms a frequent destination of those leaving Sydney airport. But what are your options if you’re travelling between the two? There’s always a range of public transport on offer at Sydney airport. That ranges from buses and taxis, to trains and shuttles. But those forms of transport do have a few drawbacks. The most notable is time; public transport simply isn’t as fast as private transfers. Then there’s cost; often the cost of those services doesn’t match their quality. Luckily, there’s a solution that has it all: a private transfer with Car Australia.

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Travel times and getting around: your trip from Sydney airport to Macquarie University

Before you book your Car Australia transfer from Sydney airport to Macquarie University, you might want some more information. Luckily, our drivers have enough experience making the journey to offer you all the information you need.

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Travel times: Macquarie University to Sydney airport and back

Travel times from Sydney airport to Macquarie University vary depending on traffic conditions. Sydney is pretty well known for its congestion, after all. Still, it’s rarely a long journey. Generally, it takes 40 minutes to get from Macquarie University to Sydney airport. However, if traffic is bad or there’s some form of traffic obstruction, you might be looking at a journey of roughly one hour. On the other hand, if it’s quiet, you can get from Sydney airport to Macquarie University in just 35 minutes with Car Australia.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Sydney Airport to Macquarie University – 60 minutes
  • Macquarie University to Sydney Airport – 60 minutes

Off Peak Travel Time:

  • Sydney Airport to Macquarie University – 35 minutes
  • Macquarie University to Sydney Airport – 35 minutes

Before you get to Macquarie University, here’s how to navigate Sydney airport

Sydney airport is enormous, comprising three terminals and numerous car parks, waiting areas, and standing zones. But if you think that means it’ll be hard to navigate, you may be pleasantly surprised. Sydney airport is very well laid-out. It has all the signage, information, and staff necessary to keep foot traffic and road traffic running smoothly. In terms of pick up zones, you have a few options. There’s the priority, express, and blue emu zones for both domestic terminals. Then there’s express pick up for the international terminal. In addition to those areas, you can find kerbside spaces throughout the arrivals and departures roads of all three terminals. Needless to say, when it comes to drop offs at Sydney airport, you’re spoilt for choice!

What Macquarie University has to offer you

Macquarie University is located in the Sydney suburb of Macquarie Park. It is well known in academic fields for its contributions to academic research and education. But that’s not all it has to offer. Macquarie University has seen an impressive list of alumni pass through its gates throughout its long and impressive lifetime. Notable among them, are several of the Wiggles, Ian Thorpe, and even Napoleon Perdis. Like all good universities, Macquarie University has an impressive, open ground. Greenery is abundant, and the buildings offer the distinctive sandstone appearance that has come to be synonymous with higher education in Australia. Whatever your reason for visiting Macquarie University is, we are certain that you will find it a satisfying experience.