Car rental - Sydney, Sydney Airport (SYD)
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Get your rental car at Sydney Airport! Then head into the city and check out St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Sydney Opera House. Drive your rental through Sydney’s neighborhoods—many landmarks and fantastic restaurants are located in City Centre; Darling Harbour is a lively pedestrian and recreational area with museums, parks, and a wildlife center; City South is home to Australia’s largest Chinatown; and City West is known for its fish markets, seafood restaurants, and pubs.
Drive your rental to the world-famous Bondi Beach to swim and relax at a beachside bar—it’s a great place to surf and scuba dive too. Manly Beach and Palm Beach are also an easy drive from Sydney. And make sure you take a whale watching tour and visit the Royal National Park to spot kangaroos and wallabies in the wild.
Sydney’s a great destination, but Australia has so much more to offer. With a longer term car rental you can drive to Melbourne or Adelaide, explore the coast, or head inland to the outback. Picking up your rental car at Sydney Airport and dropping it off in a different city is easy. Start planning your adventure now!
Sydney Airport is also known as Mascot Airport and Kingford Smith Airport.
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- Melbourne (865 km / 537 mi)
- Brisbane (928 km / 576 mi)
- Cairns (2,426 km / 1,507 mi)
- Canberra (273 km / 169 mi)
- Adelaide (1,362 km / 846 mi)
- Gold Coast (856 km / 532 mi)
Sydney Airport (SYD)
- IATA: SYD
- ICAO: YSSY
- Airport name: Sydney Airport (SYD)
- Airport type: Public / Civil
- Airport Size: Large Airport
- Elevation AMSL: 6 m / 21 ft
- Runway Surface: Asphalt
- Aircraft movements (per year): 327,190
- Distance from City: 5 miles / 8 km S of town
- Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
- Phone: +61 2 9667 9111
- Email: email@example.com
When are car rental prices cheapest at Sydney Airport?
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Sydney Airport is October when prices for Economy start from $16.43. You can see that this is 54% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 75% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $65.63 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!
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Which is the busiest car rental month at Sydney Airport?
Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Sydney Airport in August, while the fewest number of travelers rent in May.
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