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Getting to and around Sydneymonorail around sydney

Cheap flights to Sydney are now easily found on the web, thanks to hot competition along the east coast between Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar.
To get around Sydney there are various city tours, there is the monorail and a very good train and ferry network, and you can of course hire a rental car if you want to explore beyond the city centre, like the Blue Mountains or other National Parks.

Flights to Sydney:

If you are already in Australia then go to our page Cheap Domestic Flights in Australia for a good choice in cheap airfares to Sydney.


If you are still in your home country then you will need to get an international flight to Sydney.

Airlines that fly straight in to Adelaide include Singapore Air, and Virgin Atlantic , you can go to their websites and compare them to find the cheapest flights to Sydney, or visit our Cheap Flights to Australia page for an overview of what is available in budget airfares to Sydney.

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Airport transport

The Sydney Airport Transfer from both the Domestic and International Terminals to your Sydney Hotel, operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It calls at major hotels and backpackers in downtown Sydney and surrounding suburbs. Submit a booking online and the transfer will be confirmed instantly. You will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver upon arrival.

For that added personalized touch, book this "Meet and Greet" service with a direct transfer from Sydney International or Domestic Airports to downtown Sydney, Kings Cross, Potts Point, Elizabeth Bay, Rushcutters Bay, Paddington, Chinatown, Haymarket, Darling Harbour, Darling Harbour Wharf, Circular Quay, Bondi, Randwick or Coogee hotels, door to door.
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The green and yellow Airport Express buses will take you between the airport and Central Station, Circular Quay and Kings Cross for a similar price and runs from 05.00 till 21.30, more info on 131500 or click here.
There is also a train that runs between the airport and the city from 06.00 till 02.00.

Bus around Sydney


Buses reach almost every suburb and run from around 05.00 till midnight, through the night there is another bus service called the Nightrider. You can get info on bus services by calling 131500 or clicking here.
Nightrider buses leave Townhall staton every hour after everything else has stopped and connect with suburban train stations, you can use train tickets and -passes to travel on this bus.


This is a bus with a difference; in five days they will take you for an awesome surfing adventure up the coast up to Byron Bay:



Bus to Sydney

bus transport around australiaAdventure Tours is an Australian company that can take you across the country in a fun and adventurous way to show you the real Australia. Of course it is quicker to fly to Sydney, but crossing Australia by road is the only way to fully appreciate its amazing vastness.

Cairns to Sydney in 14 days - The bus departs from Cairns and stops at Airlie Beach, , Fraser Island, Gold Coast, Great Barrier Reef, Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, North Johnstone River, Whitsundays, Mackay, Townsville, Tin Can bay, Rainbow Beach and Magnetic Island and ends up in Sydney. More info and reservations...

6 Day Melbourne to Sydney - Take a walk on the wild side with this 6 day adventure trip along the coastal stretch between Sydney and Melbourne to encounter glorious scenery and wildlife, picturesque countryside and heritage villages.

It’s an unspoiled area of pristine beaches and headlands, coastal lakes and estuaries, small settlements and fishing villages, historic reminders of gold mining and whaling days, shipwrecks and maritime museums, mountains that seem ready to fall into the sea, and Aboriginal cultural sites that attest to strong continuing traditions.

It was the first part of the Australian mainland sighted and charted by Captain Cook in 1769-1770 as he turned north towards Botany Bay. Much of it has been included in a series of marine reserves and national parks and has some of the best opportunities in Australia for sighting a variety of marine life, birds and animals.

The area is rich in natural and cultural heritage, and is inhabited by laid-back, friendly locals who are only too keen to share their good fortune with visitors.

Highlights of your journey through this landscape include:

Grand Pacific Drive and Sea Cliff Bridge - Jervis Bay (world’s whitest sand) – whale and dolphin watch cruise – national parks of the South Coast – Montague Island cruise (seal colony and whale watching) – historic Eden – Twofold Bay whaling heritage – Eden Killer Whale Museum – lighthouse tours – Bataluk Culture Trail – mouth of the Snowy River – Krowathunkooloong Aboriginal Cultural Museum – headland walks in Victoria’s eastern coastal parks – Gippsland Lakes cruise – Ninety Mile Beach – Phillip Island Penguin Parade. More info and reservations....

Bus from Sydney

6 Day Sydney to Melbourne - The same tour as the Melbourne to Sydney above but in the other direction.
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circular quay sydney
Circular Quay, departure point for the ferries across the harbour

All ferries depart from Circular Quay and are a very enjoyable way to get from A to B while enjoying the scenery of Sydney harbour. Fares range from $4.-to $5.- and often the ferries connect with bus services. Many Sydney people commute by ferry to get across the harbour and though some ferries to tourist attractions have shorter operating hours most run from 06.00 till midnight.

Harley Davidson

Photo by Eastcoast Motorcycle Tours

See Sydney in style, from the back of a Harley Davidson! Eastcoast Motorcycle Tours was the first company in Sydney to offer scenic tours on chauffeur driven Harley Davidson motorcycles and have been touring people around Sydney since 1991.


The monorail is a good way to see Darling Harbour and runs from 07.00 till 22.00 and you can buy either a single ticket or a day or family pass. More info...

Rental car

There is a wide choice of car rental companies where you can book your car or campervan online to be assured of a car on your arrival in Sydney, and most offer one way rentals between major cities. Nothing beats the freedom of having your own car to explore and stop when and where you want.




Budget Car Hire needs little introduction, the name says it all: car hire at Budget Prices with a car hire company with an international reputation, and this sites makes it even easier to find yourself a cheap hire car, or anything else with wheels: trucks,buses, campervans, utes, four wheel drives etc.

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Phone numbers for some Sydney taxi companies;

Legion - 131451
Premier Cabs - 131017
RSL Cabs - 9581 1111
Taxis Combined - 8332 8888


Sydney has an efficient railway system that runs from around 05.00 till about midnight and will get you from A to B much faster than a bus. After 09.00 and on weekends you can get off-peak return fares for slightly more than a regular one way. During these times you can also buy a very economical City Hopper pass that will get you around the entire network for a whole day. For more info, time tables and maps click here


alan waddell

Before you explore Sydney on foot visit , the website of 90 year old Alan Waddell who has walked every street of 135 Sydney suburbs. He has done over 2000 kms now without ever having been attacked or threatened, showing you what a friendly city Sydney is.

Water taxi

This service can take you out to some of the islands in Sydney Harbour where you can not get to on regular tours. Phone Water Taxis Combined on 9955 3222 for more info.

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