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What is the best transportation option for getting from the airport to the OPT?  We would not be interested in the train. What is the approximate taxi fare?  Has anyone used Bon Voyage Shuttles?  

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3 hours ago, bostonstrong17 said:

What is the best transportation option for getting from the airport to the OPT?  We would not be interested in the train. What is the approximate taxi fare?  Has anyone used Bon Voyage Shuttles?  

Taxi round $50 to 60, depends on time of day and traffic, someone recently posted that it cost them $100, must have been a real bd traffic day 

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Official metered taxis or Uber are usually the way to go if you're schlepping a shed-load of bags. Shuttles get a particularly bad rap from from the Sydney-siders on the Trip Advisor forum and there's a thread or two on what to do if you think you've been ripped-off by a cab...

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Terminal is a key factor as is time of day..

6am arrival on a Saturday bad news for taxi fares

 

Most mornings in our school holidays,,, bad news again

 

Domestic is always cheaper than international.  If you plug it into taxi fare

 

https://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Sydney-Australia&from=International+Airport+Station%2C+Terminal+1%2C+Sydney%2C+New+South+Wales%2C+2020%2C+Australia&to=Overseas+Passenger+Terminal%2C+10+Circular+Quay+W%2C+Sydney%2C+New+South+Wales%2C+2000%2C+Australia&fromCoord=-33.93512,151.166097&toCoord=-33.858288,151.20989200000002

 

Do NOT book a shuttle, especially through viator, KST etc... bad news

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17 hours ago, MrsWaldo said:

Terminal is a key factor as is time of day..

6am arrival on a Saturday bad news for taxi fares

 

Most mornings in our school holidays,,, bad news again

 

MrsWaldo can you explain more?  In the US usually Saturday mornings means less traffic, therefore lower fares.  Are you saying Saturdays in Sydney are more expensive? And the same for school holidays, again usually that equates with less traffic and lower fares.  Thanks.

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Traffic seems to worse on weekends, I think because everyone uses the excellent public transport through the week and drive their car on the weekend.

 I love my car but the train is the only way to go.

Edited by Chiliburn

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55 minutes ago, Chiliburn said:

Traffic seems to worse on weekends, I think because everyone uses the excellent public transport through the week and drive their car on the weekend.

 I love my car but the train is the only way to go.

I think it’s because of a weekday millions are in their offices, on a weekend they are out shopping and socialising

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The airport is in an area not well serviced by public transport other than the terminals.  It's not far from the beaches.

 

Early am sees large bunches of cyclists using the roads near the airport as part of regular rides.  This reduces multi lane traffic by 1.

 

Curfew is another added factor as many flights arrive simultaneously .

 

 

 

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/the-sydney-roads-where-weekend-traffic-is-worse-than-weekdays-20180629-p4zoie.html

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22 hours ago, Chiliburn said:

 

 

21 hours ago, GUT2407 said:

 

 

19 hours ago, MrsWaldo said:

The airport is in an area not well serviced by public transport other than the terminals.  It's not far from the beaches.

 

 

Thanks for all the replies.  The article is a real shocker!

Edited by mchell810

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