North Sydney travel guide

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You're Going to Love North Sydney

With a population of 4,63 million, North Sydney is the largest city in New South Wales, Australia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in North Sydney

If you’re looking for affordable options, Hunter Gatherer (36 Blue Street) and LB's Restaurant (17 Blue St) are great picks.

When to visit North Sydney

North Sydney in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
North Sydney in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to North Sydney


When flying to North Sydney, you’ll arrive at Sydney Airport (SYD), which is located 11 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from New Zealand to North Sydney include American Airlines, Air Canada and Alaska Airlines. The shortest flight to North Sydney from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 35m.


Another option to get to North Sydney is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 4 km from North Sydney. You’ll find branches of Sixt and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Airports near North Sydney

Airlines serving North Sydney

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Alaska Airlines
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Ethiopian Air
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Where to stay in North Sydney

Average rates range from around $245 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $231 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of North Sydney

Most booked hotels in North Sydney

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Hiring a car in North Sydney

Expect to pay $2.00 per litre in North Sydney (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $23.92 and $31.89. Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in North Sydney, while also 42% cheaper than other types, on average.