Public Transport to our airports - what's cheapest?

We do this all the time except from Syd International when we often have alot of luggage...we NEVER take a taxi either Uber or Didi whichever is cheaper, most often the latter.
Speaking of which would cost JUST a little bit more than the train with the access fee. NOT the taxi just the uber. taxis would charge you whatever amount they think is reasonable. Given this information choosing the right transport option is a no brainer (even for a single traveller) 🤣 🤣
 
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It's effectively been half for a long time with the "Free Return" deal, that just finished.
But yes the other 90% of the state wishes Giggles would give them 50c petrol as they have no public transport.
 
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It's effectively been half for a long time with the "Free Return" deal, that just finished.
But yes the other 90% of the state wishes Giggles would give them 50c petrol as they have no public transport.

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In Sydney's regular Opal fare increase occurs 1 July 2024 on average up 3.6%

Exceptions
- Weekly fare cap will stay at $50 for Adults and $25 for Child/Youth and Concession card holders. Seniors and Pensioners will continue to be charged no more than $2.50 per day,
- Friday + Weekend caps still apply - $9.35 for all Adults and $4.65 for Child/Youth and Concession card holders
- Transfer discount (unfortunately) still remains at $2.00

Airport Station Access Fee increases to $17.34 for Adults and $15.50 for Child/Youth, Concessions and Senior fares.

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Other news on Sydney transport - the second stage of the Metro 1 (Chatswood - Sydenham) will open in early August

Probably not that relevant to airport users as you'd need to change at Central, unless staying near
Barangaroo - Crown
Martin Place - Sofitel, Capella, Intercontinental
Gadigal (East of Town Hall) - Kimpton Margot, Porter House, Park Regis)
 
In Sydney's regular Opal fare increase occurs 1 July 2024 on average up 3.6%

Exceptions
- Weekly fare cap will stay at $50 for Adults and $25 for Child/Youth and Concession card holders. Seniors and Pensioners will continue to be charged no more than $2.50 per day,
- Friday + Weekend caps still apply - $9.35 for all Adults and $4.65 for Child/Youth and Concession card holders
- Transfer discount (unfortunately) still remains at $2.00

Airport Station Access Fee increases to $17.34 for Adults and $15.50 for Child/Youth, Concessions and Senior fares.

--

Other news on Sydney transport - the second stage of the Metro 1 (Chatswood - Sydenham) will open in early August

Probably not that relevant to airport users as you'd need to change at Central, unless staying near
Barangaroo - Crown
Martin Place - Sofitel, Capella, Intercontinental
Gadigal (East of Town Hall) - Kimpton Margot, Porter House, Park Regis)
InterContinental and Capella you'd just catch the train from the airport straight to Circular Quay (the most expensive but most convenient).
 

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