Sydney Airport is Australia’s international gateway, serviced by all the major passenger airlines. It offers more than 600 scheduled services per week, including direct or one-stop services from major hub cities.
All travellers other than Australian and New Zealand citizens need to present the following documents to officers in immigration clearance:
Anyone who arrives without a valid travel document, visa or authority to enter Australia, may be refused entry to Australia or delayed until their identity and claims to enter Australia have been confirmed. Please visit the Department of Immigration’s website’s section for Tourists including Visas for up to date information and further details on tourist visas, working holidays, business visits, students, immigration, Electronic Travel Authority (ETAs), visas and other useful contacts. For further information please visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Train - Sydney Airport is located just 13 minutes by train from the city. There are train stations located at both the International and Domestic terminals. The closest train station to the ICC Sydney is Town hall. You can view more information, timetables and list of train stations via the airport link website.
Taxi - Each terminal has its own sheltered taxi rank with supervisors on hand during peak times to ensure a smooth flow of taxis for travellers. The estimated fare travelling from the airport to the CBD is $45 - $55 + $4.25 airport toll. For more information about taxis at Sydney airport please click here.
Uber - Whether you’re travelling from the domestic or international terminal at Sydney Airport, you can now request an uberx to get where you need to go. The estimated fare travelling from the airport to the CBD is $34 - $44 + $4 airport surcharge. Please visit the Uber website for more information on pick up locations how to request your Uber please visit.
The Opal card is the only way to travel around Sydney on public transport. The opal card is an electronic card you keep, reload and reuse.The Opal network includes train, bus, ferry and light rail services in Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and Southern Highlands. For more information on the Opal card please click here.
Sydney enjoys an average daytime temperature around 20°C - 24°C in the month of November with an average of 20 days of sunshine.
Australian money comes in both notes and coins. The notes are: $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. The coins are: 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, and $1 and $2. You’ll find currency exchange facilities at the international airport, throughout the city centre, and at most banks and Australia Post offices.
Sydney operates on Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) which is UTC/GMT+10/11 depending on the time of year. In November the time will be UTC/GMT +11.