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About Sydney


Check-in Counter:

International Terminal, Island F

Opening hours
3 hours prior to scheduled departure time

(Check-in counters are closed punctually 40 minutes before scheduled departure time)


Qantas Club (Airside)

Opening Hours:
  • First Class Lounge: 0530 - 2200
  • Business Class Lounge: 0500 - 2230

Airport Facilities

  • Toilets, showers and ramps are all designed for wheelchair access. Lowered telephones are also available.
  • Free trolleys are available in the Customs Hall for arriving passengers. For passengers leaving Sydney, trolleys are available from trolley bays in the car park and on the departures concourse at A$2 each.
  • Showers and baby change facilities are centrally located in the Terminal.
  • The Airport's Medical Centre is located on Level 3. The Centre is open Monday to Friday, 08.00 to 16.30. Closed Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Call 9667-4355 for medical services.

For further information, click on the website of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport.


Not applicable

Airport Transfer

To city centre:
Taxi: AUD35.00
Train: AUD15.20 one way; AUD23.40 return
(10km / 6 miles)

Airport Taxes

Included in the price of airline ticket.

Customs Allowance

Passengers aged 18 or above are entitled to the following duty-free quota:

Tobacco Products: 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of cigars/tobacco products (for passengers at the age of 18 and over) 

Alcoholic Beverages: 2.25 litres of wine or spirits

Others: Duty-free goods up to a total value of AUD900 per adult; AUD450 for persons under 18 years old.

Importation of any food item is prohibited. All items of food must be disposed of in the bins provided at the Arrival Hall, or declared to Customs for inspection.