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Sydney Airport (Kingsford-Smith Airport)

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Singapore to Sydney to Canberra: where do we clear customs

I plan to fly with Singapore Airlines from Singapore to Canberra (SQ288) with stopover in Sydney for 1 hour 2 minutes. Do we clear immigration and customs in Sydney International Airport then move to ...
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Reducing the cost of the trip from the Sydney Airport (SYD) to CBD

The official transportation website of the NSW shows only one option for traveling from the Sydney airport (International Terminal) to the CBD (intersection of Pitt St. and Goulburn St.), at least for ...
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Does an Indian citizen with B1 B2 visa, need a transit visa in Australia? [duplicate]

planning to travel Dubai to Christchurch via Sydney. Flight layover time will be 2 hrs maximum.Does an Indian citizen need a transit visa in Australia ?
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Do I need a transit visa for an 8 and a half hour layover in Australia?

Do I need a transit visa for an 8 and a half hour layover in Sydney, Australia? I have no intention of leaving the airport. Also, would I need to pass through customs and immigration? I'm travelling ...
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Do Australian domestic air tickets increase in price close to departure date?

According to Google Flights, there are reasonably priced (~100 USD) tickets from Sydney to Melbourne (roundtrip) for all dates, including a couple of days from now. Is it typical? I plan to fly in ...
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Sydney Airport - How long to get from Blu Emu car park to the International terminal?

Got an international flight taking off from Sydney Airport and trying to arrange for parking near the airport. Their budget car park seems to be Blu Emu and it's a little further away but it's a lot ...
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Transit through Australia, different carriers - go through immigration?

I bought a ticket from Fiji to Europe from Cathay airlines but it involves both Cathay and air Pacific. I stop over at Sydney from Suva. I don't need a transit visa but need to recheck my baggage from ...
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Arriving and Departing T1 Sydney Airport

We are arriving in Sydney Terminal 1 at 6,45 am and departing T1 Sydney at 9.50 am to Nadi Fiji, will it be possible? what procedures will we go through?
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Transit time in Sydney Airport domestic to international

I will be flying from Darwin to Sydney, arriving 7:40pm. Is there enough time to collect bags, go to international airport, check in and board a flight to Hawaii at 9:40pm (2 hours later)?
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Sydney Airport international airline transfer

My dad is flying to Christchurch, New Zealand, for the first time and I booked him tickets with 1 stopover in Sydney. I booked with Qantas and I just realized that his connecting flight in SYD is ...
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Is 2 hours and 45 minutes enough time to make an unprotected international to international connection at SYD?

I am a US citizen looking to do some traveling in 2 months. Here is the flight itinerary I'm considering for Saturday May 26th from Auckland to Singapore with a layover in Sydney: LATAM Airlines ...
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Transit visa Sydney international airport

I am landing in Sydney at T1 from Fiji. 3 hours later I need to have collected luggage and checked in for my Sydney to UK flight, still at T1, just a different carrier. Does this mean I will have to ...
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2-hour connection in Sydney from United international flight to Virgin Australia domestic flight

We, husband, 11-month old and I, are going to fly SFO to Adelaide via Sydney. Since my SFO to Sydney is on FFQ points, I'm unable to book my Sydney to Adelaide Virgin flight on the same ticket. Is 2-...
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Minimum connection time in Sydney

How much time do we need in the Sydney airport, arriving from Los Angeles on Delta airlines, connecting to Virgin Australia to Queenstown, New Zealand? We have carry-on bags only.
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Do you go through immigration when transiting through Australia?

I (US citizen) will be traveling from New Zealand to the United States via Australia on Qantas. There is a plane change and a 3-hour layover in Sydney. Do I need to go through Australian immigration? ...
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Sydney Terminal 1 Transit without visa

Need advise on TWOV, travelling to Tonga in Sep and flying via Sydney on Qantas, 2 hour layover and then onward to Tonga on Virgin Australia (Due to lack of Qantas not flying to Tonga that day) My ...
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Sydney International to International transfer, no baggage. Possible to stay and transit via Airside only?

I have two tickets - Singapore to Sydney (Scoot), Sydney to Hawaii (Virgin Australia / Hawaiian Airlines) I have no visa for Australia so I will not be able to enter immigration for counter re-check ...
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Do I, an Indian citizen, need a transit visa for a short layover in Sydney? [duplicate]

I am flying AirAsia from Chennai to Auckland via Sydney without changing flight. The layover will be 55 minutes in Sydney. Do I need to a transit visa for Sydney? Chennai - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala ...
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Safe two-ticket connection time in Sydney (international > domestic)

I'll be flying into Sydney later this year, and need to change to a domestic flight. I'll be coming in from London via Singapore into T1, early in the morning. For various reasons I wasn't able to get ...
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Which domestic flights depart from Sydney international terminal?

I am qantas platinum frequent flyer and like the international lounge better than the domestic one. I am flying mostly domestic to Melbourne. So far, I only found JQ38, which departs from the ...
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T3 to T1 Sydney - When does customs occur?

I've booked tickets from Melbourne to Santiago with Qantas. I'm going MEL to SYD T3 (arrives 9.55am) then SYD T1 to SCL (departs 11.25am) on a Monday. When I transfer between terminals in Sydney, what ...
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Domestic to International Transfer at Sydney

I am flying BNE-SYD-SFO-EWR booked (as one ticket) on United Airlines. The BNE-SYD portion is with Virgin Australia and my layover at SYD is 130 minutes. I read online that the international ...
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2h 15min to change plane & rechecking bag on different tickets in Sydney - Anything to improve my timing?

I've got a problem and would like to hear some experiences or tips, what i can do; My flight goes from Christchurch to Sydney, arriving at 8:05 - i booked this flight with Jetstar, when i wanted to ...
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Check in time for layover at Sydney airport

I am flying Bangkok to Christchurch, NZ. I have a 6 hour layover in Sydney so I have a visa to go out and explore for an hour or two. Both flights are Qantas so I don't need to check my luggage out. ...
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Connecting through Abu Dhabi with Etihad and Virgin Australia

I'm looking at a flight from Johannesburg, South Africa to Auckland, New Zealand. The route is Johannesburg to Abu Dhbai with Etihad Airways (EY). Then there is a connecting flight to Sydney operated ...
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What times do the Sydney international and domestic airports open and close?

Sydney airport is a complex containing both the international airport and the domestic airport, but unlike many other busy airports neither part is open 24 hours. I usually work in a backpacker ...
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Layover in Sydney on NZ Passport - can I leave the airport?

I'm travelling soon to Auckland going to Manila and has a layover way back in Sydney for 12 hrs. Can I leave the airport? Or do I need a transit visa or whatsoever? I'm a first time traveller with NZ ...
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Is there free wifi in Sydney Airport?

I'm flying into Sydney airport in about a week, and there's a chance that I'll find myself wanting to look online for a last minute hotel. However, because I will just have arrived, I won't have had a ...
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14 hour transit time at Sydney airport with no visa arrangements [closed]

On return flight from Bali-Sydney-Samoa, the transit is 14 hours as there is only one flight 4 days a week from Sydney-Samoa. I arrive at 6.00am and depart that evening, so technically not staying ...
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Car rental in Sydney - airport or town?

Three of us fly into Sydney in January. I've looked up car rentals, and am just wondering logistics wise, if we're heading west to Orange afterwards: is it easier to pick them up from the airport or ...