Airfares cheaper than the transport to the airport

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henrus

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What airport town combo where the transport was more expensive than the airfare?
Depends on the airfare. The recent Rex/VA sales on the MEL-SYD route saw JQ drop its price to $30. An airport train (SYD) and a Skybus (MEL) on the ends of the flight would be more than the fare.
 

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Yes, I had a £10 fare to Oslo on FR and it cost far more than that to get out to STN.
I think my best one was a €5 flight from Strasbourg to STN...train to the airport in France was €2.20, then the Stansted express....twice as much as the plane and train that preceded it, combined!
 

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Yep, Oslo is one that comes to mind. My train ticket to the airport was nearly double the cost of my €9.99 Wizz Air flight.
 

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Yep, Oslo is one that comes to mind. My train ticket to the airport was nearly double the cost of my €9.99 Wizz Air flight.
But did you pay for the fancy Airport Express train or take the local train which is about 5 minutes or less slower but also costs about 50% less? :)
 

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During my time living in DRW, the JQ flight to DPS was always cheaper than the cab to the airport.

Edit: and on one occasion was still cheaper even after adding the bundle to get SC.
 

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