Uber and Sydney Airport

The complete guide to using Uber services to and from Kingsford Smith.

Uber services that will drive to SYD airport

It's often the case that not all Uber services will drive to the airport. In Sydney, all services except for UberASSIST will facilitate this trip. Here's some important information to note about each Uber service.

Uber typeGoes to Airport?Passenger capacityTrip estimate to CBD
UberXYes4–5 people$41–$53
UberASSISTNo4–5 peopleNA
UberBLACKYes4–5 people$86–$111
UberSUVYes6+ people$119–$151
UberLUXYes4–5 people$119–$151

Note: for a breakdown on each Uber service, please visit our main Sydney Uber page

Is there a surcharge for Uber at Sydney Airport?

Aside from the standard waiting rules of the Airport, there is no surcharge for Uber services to or from the location.

This also means that fare estimates from the area are likely to be more accurate, as there won't be a surcharge fluctuation imposed on the final figure.

Can you schedule an Uber pick-up for Sydney Airport?

Unfortunately not. At some airports it's possible to have your Uber driver waiting for you at the gates, but Sydney isn't one of them. Pick-ups from Sydney Airport are placed in a virtual queue, to ensure every rider is addressed fairly.

While this doesn't change much for the individual driver, it does mean the experience may be a little different from your standard trip.

From International Terminal

Your Uber driver will meet you in the express pick-up area of the airport – highlighted red in the map below. The Uber will generally come from a service area close by, which is the dark outline below.

From Domestic Terminal

You need to wait in the public pick-up area of the terminal (red area below) and your driver will come from the Uber waiting bay (dark area) along the designated route.

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Common trips to and from Sydney Airport

The following prices may give an indication of how much you'll spend on your next trip to or from the terminals.

DestinationUberX priceUberBLACK priceUberSUV priceUberLUX price
Sydney CBD$41–$53$86–$111$119–$151$119–$151
Central Station$24–$33$59–$76$83–$106$83–$106
Circular Quay$39–$50$81–$103$113–$143$113–$143
Bondi Beach$39–$53$90–$118$127–$164$127–$164

Need more info about Uber in Sydney?

Check out our full Sydney Uber guide, or by clicking the preview below.

The guide includes info on each type of Uber, common surge areas and routes, and even resources for those looking to become drivers.


Click this preview to be taken to our Sydney Uber Guide

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