Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I will be arriving Sydney from Los Angeles in transit the same day to Auckland. Is there a transit lounge inside security to get to my next flight or do I have to claim checked baggage and go through customs and immigration, then recheck baggage, go through security again?
Hello, If I come from the Coffs Harbour airport and arriving at Terminal 3 in Sydney, and I need to go to Terminal 1 to catch the flight to Dubai. Do I have to pass the pass immigration control again in Sydney?
Where does the bus from Canberra arrive to sydney airport? I need to take an International flight, and I don't know the details.
Thank you for your advice and help.
Marcos G.
It would be helpful if Ground Transport-
action included info about the Sydney metro/train system and where to buy tickets in the international terminal.
Any suggestions? This app does not provide any...
Indeed the App provides this info when clicking on Quick Links /Terminal Map; which states (look below the map):
"Transfer options between T1 and T2/T3: (fares are only an estimate). Between Terminals 2 & 3 is a walkway.
1. AirportLink Train: Frequent trains run daily 5am-midnight beetween T1 & T2/T3, take 2 mins and cost $5.
2. T-Bus (tel. +61 2 970 8844): frequent shuttles buses between T1 & T2 take 10 mins & cost $5.50. Buses stops on Arrivals level at T1, bus bay 21 near McDonalds, and at T2 bus bay 3 near baggage carousel 6.
3. P-Bus serves T2, T3 & long-term carpark.
4. Taxis: between T1 & T2/T3 takes 10 mins and costs $8-12.
5. Qantas Seamless Transfer: between Domestic QF400-QF1599 flights & international flights QF001-QF399 - confirm eligibility by calling 131313.
6. Virgin Blue Seamless Transfer: If transferring between Virgin Blue & Pacific Blue, Polynesian Blue or one of Virgin Australia's interline or codeshare partner airlines, you may be eligible to use this service - confirm eligibility by calling 136789.
Will be coming in from SFO to term 1 need to get luggage
Unless you use Qantas for both legs of your journey (in which case you don't need to get your bags), you would have to take the T-Bus (tel. +61 2 970 8844): frequent shuttles buses between T1 & T2 take 10 mins & cost $5.50. Buses stops on Arrivals level at T1, bus bay 21 near McDonalds, and at T2 bus bay 3 near baggage carousel 6. Terminals 2 & 3 are close togehter with a walkway in between. Note: Qantas Seamless Transfer offers free bus connections between Domestic QF400-QF1599 flights & international flights QF001-QF399 - confirm eligibility by calling 131313.
All arriving passengers at Terminal One passing through the Customs point need to collect their bags. The only passengers who don't are passengers in transit to other international flights.
Qantas passengers coming past customs collect bags, trolleys are free, exit to the land side of the building, stay inside the building, turn right and follow the signs to the Qantas transit check-in area. Check your bags back in there. You then go through security there and go by internal bus to Qantas domestic terminal T3 for your domestic departure.