Sydney Airport Car Hire
Sydney airport is located just 5 miles (8km) from the city of Sydney so is very handy for exploring this vibrant city. It is also known as Kingsford Smith Airport. It is the busiest airport in Australia, handling over 41 million passengers in 2016. From Sydney airport you can fly to 46 domestic locations and 43 international destinations so many major airlines have routes which land here.
Where are the car hire desks at Sydney Airport?
There are several car hire companies based at Sydney airport. The car rental desks can be found in the arrivals hall at both terminals. To save time at the car hire desk, have your rental voucher, driving licence and credit card ready when you arrive. Read through your paperwork carefully as there may be instructions for where to go to collect your vehicle.
Where can I collect/drop off the car at Sydney Airport?
At the desk your car hire provider will direct you to where you can pick up your car. On your return, follow the signs through the airport grounds that will guide you to the car hire returns area. Park your car in the appropriate bay for your company before handing the keys back to a representative or to the office.
Sydney Airport Top Tips
There is a Sydney airport app available for both iPhones and android which can help you negotiate your way around the airport as well as keep you updated about flight times. Free wifi is available in terminals 1 and 2.
If you do have to spend time in Sydney Airport, don't worry. There are numerous shops and restaurants - 20 more retail outlets opened this year alone - plenty to while away a couple of hours.