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Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD)

Whether you’re going from Sydney Airport to the city or from Central Station to Sydney Airport, count on Uber to get you there.

Mascot, Sydney, NSW 2020, Australia
+61 2-9667-6111

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Let the app and your driver handle the details, so you don’t have to navigate an unfamiliar city.

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Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to discounts, traffic delays, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices may vary.

Ways to ride

  • UberX1-4

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  • Comfort1-4

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How to get a ride from the airport

Find your pickup location

International (T1): for UberX, UberXL, and Select trips, head to Priority Pickup; for other ride options, head to Limo Pickup. Domestic (T2): for UberX, UberXL, and Select trips, head to Priority Pickup; for other ride options, head outside to the general passenger pickup area.

Check the app for details

Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. You can also look for signs at SYD that point to the designated Priority Pickup, Limo Pickup, and general passenger pickup areas.

Meet your driver

Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Sydney Airport map

The designated pickup areas are located outside the terminal on the Arrivals level. The pickup area where you meet your driver will depend on the terminal you're requesting from and the ride option you select.

SYD tips

Earn Qantas points with Uber

Earn Qantas points when you ride with Uber to or from eligible Australian airports using the Qantas app. Terms and conditions apply.

How to connect to wifi

  • Go to settings and select FREE SYD WiFi
  • Launch your browser
  • Register your details and proceed to connect

Pick up a local SIM card

At T1 International Terminal, you can purchase a prepaid SIM card from the Optus store near Exit A or the Vodaphone store near Arrivals A. At T2 Domestic Terminal, you can purchase a prepaid SIM card from the Vodaphone store after security.

Top questions from riders

Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Sydney Airport.

Uber can get you from:

  • Sydney Airport to Hyde Park starting at $34
  • Sydney Airport to Bondi Beach starting at $37
  • Sydney Airport to the Opera House/Circular Quay starting at $37
  • Sydney Airport to North Sydney starting at $42

These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day and pickup and dropoff location. Trips originating from Sydney Airport are subject to an airport pickup fee.

Yes, Sydney Airport charges an access fee for Uber pickups, and it’s automatically added to your fare when you request a ride from SYD.

The access fee amount depends on the terminal the trip is requested from and the ride option selected:

  • Domestic Terminal UberX pickups: $4.20
  • Domestic Terminal UberXL and Select pickups: $4.20 or $8.40
  • Domestic Terminal UberBlack pickups: $8.40
  • International Terminal UberX pickups: $4.20
  • International Terminal UberBlack pickups: $11

Your pickup location at Sydney Airport depends on your terminal and ride option.

For T1 International Terminal, follow the bright green signs to the Priority Pickup area for your UberX, UberXL, or Select trip. For all other ride options, head to the Limo Pickup area.

For T2 Domestic Terminal, follow the signs to the Priority Pickup zone for your UberX, UberXL, or Select trip. For all other ride options, head outside to the general passenger pickup area.

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