Journey: Sydney Airport To Shellharbour

Shellharbour may be in the Illawarra region, but for many people getting there means first arriving at Sydney airport. So how do you get from Sydney airport to Shellharbour? There are more options than you might think, including public transport and shuttle services. But a transfer from Car Australia stands well above the rest. Travelling long distances on public transport can take a while, and it isn’t as cheap as you might think. Likewise, the metering system used by taxis means a taxi from Sydney airport to Shellharbour would simply be too expensive. A Car Australia transfer, on the other hand, is great value, quick, easy, and reliable. The best part is that we offer a door-to-door service at any time of day or night. So you won’t be rushing with your heavy bags to catch that last train!

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Shellharbour to Sydney Airport: An overview

Getting from Sydney airport to Shellharbour does mean covering some ground. To prepare you for your pleasant drive through the coastal NSW countryside, we have listed a few handy hints below.

Pick Up and Other Information

Sydney airport to Shellharbour and back

Travelling from Sydney airport to Shellharbour more or less involves crossing the southern outskirts of city. So you won’t be surprised to know that traffic will play a big part in your travel times. Generally, the trip talks about 120 minutes. But when traffic is heavy, the times can vary.

Peak Hour Travel Times:

  • Airport to Shellharbour – 130 minutes
  • Shellharbour to airport – 130 minutes

Off Peak Travel Times:

  • Airport to Shellharbour – 90 minutes
  • Shellharbour to airport – 100 minutes

Sydney airport: Find your way around with ease by following these tips

Sydney airport may be big, but it is very well planned. You can traverse your terminal with ease, provided you know where to go. If you’re arriving in the international terminal, you’ll find collection spaces along the arrivals road, or in the express pick up zone in P9 car park. If you’re departing through the international terminal, you’ll need to go to the departures road, where there are plenty of drop off spaces.

For domestic travellers, the pick up zones we recommend are the priority pick up, express pick up, and blue emu pick up. These are all well signed, so you shouldn’t encounter any difficulties in finding them. If you’re departing domestically, we will drop you off along the departures road, which will place you effectively on the doorstep of your terminal!

Shellharbour: Enjoy your time there from the moment you leave the airport

Shellharbour is one of the flagship towns of the beautiful Illawarra region. In it, you will find the Light Rail Museum, The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Museum, and plenty of natural beauty in Lake Illawarra and Warilla Beach. Then there’s the fishing, which attracts a steady influx of keen anglers every year! To see all this and more, get in touch with Car Australia. Our drivers know the area well, and they will be able to take you to and from any part of Shellharbour. With Car Australia, you can have the whole Illawarra experience, in comfort and convenience.