Rushcutters Bay is a stunning harbourside suburb in Sydney’s inner east. It sits approximately 4 kilometres from the city centre and 14 kilometres from Sydney Airport. The journey from the airport will take on average 18 minutes by car. If you don’t mind taking public transport, there are buses and trains that can see you arriving in as little as 25 minutes or up to 1 hour and 36 minutes, depending on the timetable. If you would prefer not to share your commute, a Car Australia transfer is by far your best option.

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Rushcutters Bay to Sydney Airport: Journey planning tips

We have put together some useful information to help you plan for your journey, including travel times and destination tips as well as an airport guide to help you navigate Sydney Airport.

Pick Up and Other Information

Travel times

A Car Australia transfer will take on average 18 minutes to cover the distance from Rushcutters Bay to the airport, however, during times of heavy traffic, your trip may extend to 25 minutes. On the other hand, if your transfer is booked during an off-peak time, our drivers can see you arriving in as little as 15 minutes.

Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport is Australia’s largest and busiest airport located in the suburb of Mascot. There are three airport passenger terminals in total.

  • T1 – International arrivals and departures
  • T2 – Domestic for Jetstar, REX and Virgin
  • T3 – Domestic for Qantas and Qantas link

Sydney Airport offers numerous car parking options spread across all three of its terminals. There are also multiple pick up and drop off areas and kerbside stopping bays a short distance from all terminal entrances. Sydney Airport is extremely well laid out and easy to navigate, despite its grand size. Inside visitors will not be disappointed with the entertainment options and transit facilities as those at Sydney Airport are some of the best in the world. Excellent dining and food options, bars, shops, airline lounges, free Wi-Fi and more await you inside.

Rushcutters Bay

Rushcutters Bay is a beautiful harbourside suburb with an impressive stretch of lush green parklands that oversee the gorgeous bay. A stroll along the foreshore offers a spectacular view of the many masts and sails afloat in the marina. Occupying the parks and walking paths, you’ll often find young families and exercise enthusiasts enjoying the views and sunshine. Rushcutters Bay boasts its own fantastic dining and café scene to rival that of its trendy neighbouring suburbs. Potts Point, Darlinghurst and the Sydney CBD are only a short distance from this conveniently located inner-city suburb. If you’d like to see the sites driving, Car Australia is your complete transport solution, offering you a reliable and convenient transfer from Rushcutters Bay to Sydney Airport and more.