Journey: Sydney Airport to North Sydney

North Sydney is a centrally located area just 3km north of the CBD. This places it within close proximity to Sydney airport, which is just 8km to the city’s south. But if North Sydney is such an inner city location, how can you beat the traffic? With nowhere to park, hire cars don’t seem like much of an option. And with luggage, public transport is a challenge too. Fortunately, Car Australia has the solution. We offer private airport transfers from Sydney airport to North Sydney. At Car Australia, we have a range of chauffeur driven premium and luxury vehicles. This means you get unrivalled comfort and the knowledge of a professional driver, who will take you via the most direct route.

On top of these benefits, you also get great pricing. At Car Australia, we understand that airport travel needs to be accessible. That is why we maintain the best value, with our prices comparable to those of most transport alternatives. But despite our low prices, we continue to offer the best in door-to-door service. This means that you don’t have to drag heavy bags around Sydney. Simply book an airport transfer from Sydney airport to North Sydney, sit back, and enjoy your journey. We have options for individual travellers, businesspeople and even work groups or large families.

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Some Details About Your Trip With Car Australia From North Sydney To Airport

If you haven’t made the journey between Sydney airport and North Sydney before, you might be wondering what you will see. Your journey will likely take you past some of Sydney’s iconic urban areas, so prepare to enjoy the scenery!

Pick Up and Other Information

North Sydney to Sydney Airport and Back: Expected Travel Times

Your trip from North Sydney to the airport will be quite a fast one. On average, it takes just 30-35 minutes to get from Sydney airport to North Sydney. However, this does change during peak times.

Peak Hour Travel Times:

  • Airport to North Sydney – between 26 and 40 minutes
  • North Sydney to airport – between 26 and 55 minutes

Off Peak Travel Times:

  • Airport to North Sydney – between 18 and 24 minutes
  • North Sydney to airport – between 22 and 30 minutes


Getting From Airport to Sydney North: Your Guide to the Airport

A lot of travellers are intimidated by the thought of Sydney airport, which is Australia’s largest. But in truth, the airport is well planned and easy to navigate. There are also excellent systems in place for drop offs and pick ups. The international terminal has a priority pick up section in the T1 car park, where you can stay for fifteen minutes without charge. For drop offs, simply go to the departures level of the international terminal.

The domestic terminals have a few options for arrivals and departures. There are kerbside pick up sections adjacent to the terminals, as well as a few nearby. These include the priority pick up, which is a four-minute walk away, and the express or blue emu pick up sections. For drop offs, simply follow the departures road. If you have a long wait in the terminal between flights, don’t worry! All terminals have state of the art facilities for entertainment, retail and dining.

North Sydney is 3km north of the CBD, to which it is linked via railroad over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Needless to say, there is no shortage of photo opportunities! We can collect you from anywhere around North Sydney, so you needn’t worry about having to walk a long way to or from your destination. So let us worry about transport, while you enjoy some of Australia’s best shopping and dining.