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Sydney at a glance


Known as a cosmopolitan city with a plethora of entertainment, arts, culture, sports and dining venues, Sydney, offering a unique blend of Anglo-Saxon, Asian and Oceanian cultures, is considered one of the world’s premier destinations. Sunny and temperate throughout most of the year, the city hosts impressive structures such as the Sydney Opera House, which evokes sails on the water, and the Sydney Tower, with panoramic views of the city, as well as natural sites such as the world-famous Bondi Beach.

The city extends from Jackson Harbor, the world's largest natural harbor, to the Blue Mountains. The dramatic Sydney Bridge, prominent on souvenir postcards, is one of the city’s most photographed sites, while the Sydney Opera House, another iconic Sydney structure, is one of the world's largest and most active art centers. From Bondi Beach to Congee, other city attractions include the Royal Botanical Gardens.

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About Kingsford Smith Airport

Australia's largest and busiest airport is Kingsford Smith Airport, also known as Sydney Airport. It is in the Mascot neighborhood in the south of the city and eight kilometers from the Sydney city center. Buses and trains operate between the airport and the city center; taxis and car rentals are also available. Book a flight to Sydney now to discover this extraordinary Australian city that blends modern life and nature.

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Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Bankstown (20 km)
Cronulla (31 km)
Manly (15 km)
CURRENCY
Australian Dollar (AUD)

COUNTRY CODE
+61

ELECTRIC POWER
I

TIME ZONE
GMT +11

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
3.50 USD

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
80 USD

Average Temperature

January
22.8 °C
February
22.8 °C
March
21.1 °C
April
18.3 °C
May
15.6 °C
June
12.8 °C
July
11.7 °C
August
12.8 °C
September
15 °C
October
17.8 °C
November
19.4 °C
December
21.7 °C

Kingsford Smith Airport Transportation Information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

For getting to and from Kingsford Smith Airport, buses are the preferred option. In addition to the Airbus Express buses that run directly from the airport to the city center, there are the T1-T3 Circular Quay buses to Circular Quay, the T1 Central bus to Central Station, and the T3 Town Hall bus to Town Hall. The Sydney metro also runs directly from the airport to the city center.

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TAXI:

Although the distance between Kingsford Smith Airport and Sydney city center is only eight kilometers, the drive takes about 20 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Flights to Sydney

How many hours is the flight from İstanbul to Sydney? Learn more

İstanbul - Sydney flights take approximately 18 hours and 30 minutes, but the total trip time will vary depending on the layover and connecting flight.

When is the best time to book a flight to Sydney? Learn more

During the Australian summer (December-January), fares may be lower and more competitive. However, fares may rise for travel during the Christmas and New Year’s period. Ticket fares tend to increase as the flight date approaches, so purchasing tickets as far in advance as possible is recommended. You can also find affordable flights to Sydney by following Turkish Airlines’ periodic airline ticket campaigns.