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Cheap flights to Sydney for 2021

Everything you need to know about flying in and out of Sydney.

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Sydney Kingsford Smith is one of Australia's busiest international and domestic airports, offering direct flights to dozens of destinations around the country.

This quick guide will give you all the information you need about ground transport options and airlines that fly into and out of the Sydney airport.

Latest deals for flights to Sydney

Skyscanner Skyscanner

Jetstar sale: Australia-wide flights from $32 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to Launceston, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Whitsundays, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Darwin, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Trip.com Trip.com

Australia-wide flights from $64 each way + Extra $30 off with code

Available on flights until 31 December 2021when you spend a minimum of $250. Destinations include Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Cairns, Darwin, Canberra, Sunshine Coast and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Kayak Kayak

Domestic flights from $55 each way

Available on Rex Airline flights from April - September 2021 to Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Burnie and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Domestic flights from $48 each way

Available on select travel dates in 2021 across Australia, including Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Gold Coast, Newcastle. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Momondo Momondo

Australia-wide flights from $78 return

Available on flights from April - August 2021 across Australia, including Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Newcastle, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Sydney with Rex Airlines. Other airlines include Jetstar from $95 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Sydney flight time

  • From Melbourne: Approximately 1 hr 25 mins + when flying direct to Sydney Domestic Airport
  • From Brisbane: Approximately 1 hr 35 mins + when flying direct to Sydney Domestic Airport
  • From Perth: Approximately 4 hrs 10 mins + when flying direct to Sydney Domestic Airport
  • From Adelaide: Approximately 1 hr 50 mins + when flying direct to Sydney Domestic Airport

Airlines that fly to Sydney

  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Virgin Australia

Sydney insider flight tips

  • Sydney Kingsford Smith is Sydney's domestic and international airport.
  • Some domestic flights depart from the international terminal so it's important to check before you arrive and ensure you leave enough time to get to the airport as Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport can be extremely busy at times.

How to get around Sydney from the airport

The Airport Link Railway Line gets you to the city in approximately 20 minutes for around $18, while the airport shuttle bus services like Viator and Jayride can provide door-to-door transfers from $15 one way. Car rental desks are available at all terminals. Alternatively, Uber can drop you off at the private passenger drop-off but is not available from regular taxi ranks. A taxi into the city centre costs $25-$30 and you can find one at designated taxi ranks outside the terminals.


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