Sydney airport (SYD)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Sydney airport (SYD)

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 2:30 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 6:30 am to 9:30 pm. Qantas and Virgin Australia provide exclusive transfer services for their passengers.

Annual passenger traffic: 7.3 million passengers went through it during 2021.

Tel: +61 133 793 / 296 679 111. There are information counters in the Arrivals and Departures areas of Terminal 1 and the Arrivals level of Terminal 2.


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

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Car rental agencies

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

Avis (Tel +61 293 539 000 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +61 292 079 165 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +61 283 032 282 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Sundays from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +61 292 079 400 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +61 294 934 190 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +61 295 821 762 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +61 136 139 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Sydney airport (SYD)

Short- and long-term areas are available, as well as exclusive spaces for motorcycles and 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.
Blu Emu Car Park - (Temporarily closed) Low-cost parking lot for one or more days, with free shuttle buses every 15-30 min.
P7 - Multi-storey facility with covered spaces in front of Terminal 1, with a guidance system to find empty bays.
P9 - For passenger pick-up and drop-off, a short distance from the terminals and with complimentary 15 min.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

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, sky bridges, Braille signage, automatic doors, adapted telephones and restrooms.

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Latest updates: March 06, 2022