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Sydney Airport Taxis and Transfers

No hidden fees for your Sydney airport taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Premier Airport Taxi Service from Sydney Airport

Sydney, the capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities, is among the top fifteen most-visited cities in the world, with millions of tourists coming each year to see the city’s landmarks, which include the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Royal National Park, Royal Botanic Garden and Hyde Park, the oldest parkland in the country.

The main passenger airport in Sydney is Kingsford-Smith Airport; located just 8km south of the city’s central business district, it is one of the world’s oldest continually operating airports. Sydney airport is in the top five worldwide visited airports with over 50 million passengers a year and was also voted the 20th best rated airport in the world.

So when landing at Sydney International Airport (SYD) and you are looking for a fast, reliable and comfortable airport transfer option, look no further than a Sydney airport taxi.
At Welcome Pickups, we supply the best and fully personalised private airport taxis. We provide door-to-door services with friendly and professional drivers who are hand-picked and know the city by heart. So, all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the insider information your driver will provide on the amazing things to see and do in Sydney.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
28.30 €
34.70 €
20 MIN
28.30 €
34.70 €
20 MIN
27.80 €
34 €
19 MIN
62 €
74 €
35 MIN
60.90 €
71.80 €
21 MIN
33.40 €
38.50 €
25 MIN

Welcome's Sydney airport private taxi fleet

At Welcome Pickups, we value togetherness, and that is why we have a car size for everyone. We know that there is nothing worse than being split up as a travel group as you arrive in a new and exciting destination. So, if you are travelling in a group of 4 people or less, we have beautiful Sedans to get to your hotel in style. Or, if you are travelling in a group of up to 8 people, we have comfortable minivans to accommodate you and your close ones.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions from Sydney International Airport (SYD)

Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport is a recently renovated airport and is also the largest in Australia, serving a great number of international and domestic flights. So after landing in this bustling airport, your most convenient transfer option would be to take an airport taxi. To get from SYD to downtown Sydney, your driver will exit the airport complex and take the M1 from Airport Drive. They will then continue this road until reaching Shakespeare Place and take the exit “City NN”. From there, you will make your way into Sydney’s city centre.

World Class Private Taxis from Sydney International Airport (SYD)

Welcome is continuously improving their services to cater to their customer’s needs and are now a high-class, world-wide company offering unique, in-destination travel experiences. Not only does Welcome offer world-class 24/7 customer service, unbeatable prices, dedicated professional drivers, door-to-door transfers and tailored experiences, they also hand-pick and personally train all of their local drivers. So forget about waiting in Sydney airport’s taxi rank queue – have a driver wait for you outside of your arrival gate, holding a sign with your name on it. Our drivers will then assist you to your personally chosen vehicle, giving you exciting insights of what to see and do while you are visiting the city.

Taxi Fare from Sydney International Airport (SYD)

As Sydney taxis do not offer flat rate fares, many elements can affect the overall price. An average trip from Sydney International Airport (SYD) to the city centre should cost around €28.30 ($45 AUD). However, depending on traffic conditions, the day or time you are travelling on, how many people you are travelling with (if you need a regular taxi or a maxi Sydney airport taxi) and how much luggage you are carrying, you can end up with a more expensive fare than you expected. If you wish to avoid paying unforeseen costs and hidden fees, it is always best to book your Sydney airport taxi in advance.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a Sydney airport taxi to the city centre?

Taking a Sydney airport taxi or private shuttle is the fastest way to get to the city centre. SYD airport taxis calculate their prices using a taximeter, while private taxis offer fixed rates. The trip from Sydney (SYD) Airport to the city centre should cost around €28.30 ($45 AUD). However, night rates (between 22:00 and 05:59), bank holidays, amount of luggage or travellers can further affect this price.

What is the best way to get from Sydney airport to the city centre?

Although not the cheapest option, taking an airport taxi is the fastest and easiest way to get to the city centre. Taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter, so based on the time and distance travelled. However, if you wish to travel on a fixed rate fee with no extra hidden costs, we recommend booking with Welcome Pickups. Both are available 24/7 and take only 20 minutes to reach the centre.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is delayed or even getting in early, there’s no need to worry. All of our Sydney airport taxi drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, so they will always be there when you land.

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