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. North Sydney deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in North Sydney

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Treehouse (60 Miller Street) and North Sydney Rengaya - Yakiniku & Sushi (Shop 1 101 Miller St) are great picks.

When to visit North Sydney

North Sydney in April
Estimated hotel price
$193
1 night at 3-star hotel
North Sydney in April
Estimated hotel price
$193
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to North Sydney

Plane

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 Air Canada, Air China and Etihad Airways. The shortest flight to North Sydney from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 25m.

Car

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 Bargain Car Rentals and Simba Car Hire, among others, in Sydney.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to North Sydney. From Canberra, the bus ride to North Sydney takes 338 km and will cost you around $57. From Melbourne, the ticket costs about $268 for a journey of 1159 km.

Plane

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 Air Canada, Air China and Etihad Airways. The shortest flight to North Sydney from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 25m.

Car

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 Bargain Car Rentals and Simba Car Hire, among others, in Sydney.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to North Sydney. From Canberra, the bus ride to North Sydney takes 338 km and will cost you around $57. From Melbourne, the ticket costs about $268 for a journey of 1159 km.

Airports near North Sydney

Airlines serving North Sydney

Lufthansa
Good (4,705 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (962 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,680 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,548 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,980 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,075 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,822 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (413 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (541 reviews)
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Where to stay in North Sydney

Average rates range from around $244 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $202 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of North Sydney

Most booked hotels in North Sydney

View Sydney
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$210+

Hiring a car in North Sydney

Expect to pay $1.87 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 $22.33 and $29.77. The most frequently booked car type in North Sydney is Compact (Hyundai Kona or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Kia Picanto or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.87 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 $22.33 and $29.77. The most frequently booked car type in North Sydney is Compact (Hyundai Kona or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Kia Picanto or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.