Sydney airport (SYD)

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Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, also known as Mascot Airport and opened on January 9, 1920, is the busiest in the country and one of the most modern in the world. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in all continents.

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Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals 1 (international flights, open from 3:00 am to 11:00 pm), 2 and 3 (domestic flights, open from 4:00 am to 11:00 pm). Terminal 1 is connected to the others through the Airport Link train, from 5:00 am to 0:00 am, and the T-Bus shuttle, from 6:00 am to 8:50 pm. Qantas and Virgin Australia provide exclusive transfer services for their passengers.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 41.8 million passengers went through it during 2016.
Tel: +61 133 793 / 296 676 111. There are information counters in the Arrivals and Departures areas of Terminal 1 and the Arrivals level of Terminal 2. In the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1 there is also a tourist office.


Sydney airport is located 9 km (6 miles) to the south of the city.

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Offices available on the Arrivals level of terminals 1 and 2.

Avis (Tel +61 136 333 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +61 132 727 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +61 1300 131 390 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +61 133 039 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Redspot (Tel +61 1300 668 810 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +61 1300 367 227)


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Short- and long-term areas are available, as well as valet parking services outside terminals 1 and 2. Prices and reservations

P1 & P2 - Located between terminals 2 and 3, for short stays.
P3 - Situated 8 minutes away from the terminals, ideal for longer periods and with 15 minutes for free.
Blu Emu Car Park - Low-cost parking lot for one or more days, with free shuttle buses. 1 complimentary hour.
P7 - Multi-storey facility with covered spaces in front of Terminal 1, with a guidance system to find empty bays.
P9 - Outdoor car park opposite the international terminal. The first 15 min. have no charge.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to notify their airline or travel agent about their needs at the time of their booking. All car parks have reserved parking spaces close to the terminals. Transportation systems in and around the airport are accessible. Inside the terminals there are lifts, special lanes through the security control, tactile surface markers, escalators and travelators, ramps, skybridges, Braille signage, automatic doors, adapted telephones and restrooms.