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Parking at Sydney airport can be arranged quickly and easily with Parkos. We compare the prices of various car parks around Sydney Airport. When you're going on holiday, it's easy to drive your own car to your airport car park. This means you aren't reliant on public transport and you can drive home once you're back from your trip. Some people leave their cars in the P1 and P2 car parks closest to the domestic terminals T2 and T3) on Keith Smith Avenue, at the Blu Emu car park, or at the p7 multistorey car park. For international travellers there’s the P7 international car parks located directly next to the international terminal T1.

Sydney airport is the biggest airport in Australia. From here you can go to more than 180 destinations with more than 40 different airlines, such as Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Singapore airlines, Jetstar, Emirates, and Etihad. With more than 43 million passengers a year. It's a very international airport, with popular international flight destinations including New Zealand, Indonesia, America and the UK. If you're flying within Australia you can fly to Melbourne airport, Brisbane Airport, or Perth Airport among many other regional airports.

Flying is getting much cheaper and you don't want to end up spending the money you've saved on expensive car parking even if you’re only staying for a 24 hour period, or longer term. For this reason, some companies offer parking facilities near Sydney airport with reasonable parking rates. These parking providers are independent of the airport, but offer excellent valet parking for a lower price than Sydney airport.lying is getting much cheaper and you don't want to end up spending the money you've saved by comparing Blu Emu car parking on Keith Smith Avenue, to other independent car parks, even if you’re only staying for a 24 hour period, or longer term. For this reason, some companies offer parking facilities close to Sydney airport with reasonable parking rates. These parking providers are independent of the airport, but offer excellent valet parking for a lower price than Sydney airport.

Cheap parking at Sydney Airport

*Sydney airport parking fees may vary depending on the period, the data has been calculated for the period 05/01-05/08/2022.

Week price Transfer time Location Type
Space Shuttle Airport Parking (Wilson Car Park) $116.20* 3 min. Covered Shuttle parking
Sydney Airpark $125.00* 7 min. Covered Shuttle parking
Mascot Airport Valet Parking $148.00* 4 min. Outdoor Shuttle parking
Airport Express Car Parking $150.00* 4 min. Covered Shuttle parking
Mascot Airport Valet Parking $178.00* 4 min. Covered Shuttle parking

Long term parking at Sydney Airport

You can book cheap long term parking at Sydney Airport using Parkos. Nobody wants to spend too much money on booking a parking space. Some providers are much too pricey, which is why independent parking providers offer cheap parking alternatives around Sydney airport. Because the parking lots are usually outside the airport, the car parks benefit from cheaper rental prices for their sites and can offer their parking spaces for a better parking rate. Car parks like Parknfly and Park on King are located less than 10 minutes to the domestic and international terminals.

Many people think that cheap parking means poor quality. This definitely isn't the case with our hand-picked airport car parks. Because of the competition, our providers need to make sure they provide a good shuttle service or a good valet service, even if you only want to park for a 24 hour period. If this doesn't happen, customers will transfer to a competitor. You can also expect a good quality service from one of our independent and reliable parking providers.Parkos also allows you to manage your online bookings up to 24 hours in advance of your domestic or international flight.

This is also confirmed by our customers. After you've booked a parking space close to Sydney airport from many of the airport parking options of Parkos, you'll get an invitation from us to review Sydney Airport parking services the parking provider. Our customers rate the parking providers on excellent average.

Shuttle parking

Shuttle parking Sydney airport

If you choose shuttle parking, you'll be able to drive directly to the parking space reserved by you (for example, at Park and fly). That way you can avoid the busy streets and traffic around the airport. From the car park you'll be taken directly to the departure hall at the airport with a comfortable shuttle bus. Because you've booked online in advance, the parking provider will make sure that a shuttle bus is waiting for your airport transfers so that you don't lose any time waiting around to get to the airport. The transfer to the airport is free of charge and the prices on our website are the final price you have to pay for parking. There is no driveup rate or other unexpected parking costs. During your return journey you will be picked up from the airport and brought back to your car using the same shuttle service. You'll also have the option to choose in advance whether your car will be parked outside or inside during your vacation. Do you have any questions about our valet parking options? View our frequently asked questions or contact our customer service agents.

Valet parking

Valet parking Sydney airport

Valet parking offers you even more comfort. If you use valet parking, you can drive your car to the departure hall of the airport. One of the car park employees will meet you there and will park your car for you in a covered or uncovered parking space, depending on what you've booked. On the day of your return journey your car will be brought back to the departure hall and you can continue your journey home. Overall, with the valet service you'll have a comfortable parking method at Sydney airport. Do you have any questions? View our frequently asked questions or contact our customer service agents.

Parking tips at Sydney International Airport

Tips for parking at Sydney airport You can park your car in Sydney for less money, and longer by using Parkos. Whether you're travelling for two days or a month, if you book with us you'll always find the best providers. By comparing car park prices on our website, you'll always find the best price.Plus, all of our parking providers are personally checked by us, so you can relax while your car is parked. You can find Parkos at multiple airports including Sydney Airport, Perth Airport, Ballina Airport, Sunshine Coast, Melbourne airport and Darwin Airport.

We have some tips for parking at Sydney Airport for you:

Compare providers airport Sydney

Compare different providers: Comparing prices is always a good idea. If you park in one of the car parks directly at Sydney Airport for an extended period of time, you would have lost around $23 for one day. The longer you park, the bigger the price at the end of your trip. Search and compare prices for different sydney airport parking options, and make sure you compare the price to Blu Emu parking and p1 and p2 parking to make sure you're getting the best deal. Make sure you check the height restriction so you can make sure that you can park if you've got a van or a truck. Make sure you're sure which terminal your flight is going from. You don't want to be taken to t2 and t3 if your flight leaves from terminals t1.

Choose your parking method

Choose your parking method or you want your car to be picked up directly from the departure hall at the airport by a driver? Or would you rather be taken to the airport by a free shuttle bus? There are different methods for parking your car and it’s best to know in advance what the difference between shuttle and valet parking is. Check what the valet parking options are. Do you want to have your car inside a multistorey car park, or outside? Do you need long hours of operation? Do you only want to park for a 24hr period?

If you choose shuttle parking, you'll drive to the parking lot of the parking provider you booked. From the bus stops at the parking provider you will be driven to the airport for free with a shuttle service. After your trip, the shuttle bus is ready at the airport to take you back to your car.

If you opt for valet parking you drive directly to the departure hall at the airport. There you will be met by a driver who will park your car for you at the car park you've booked. That way you won't lose any time and you can check in immediately before your flight. On your return journey your car will be ready for you at the airport. From there you can continue your journey.


Safety: Have you compared all of our airport parking options near sydney? Then you'll also want to make sure your car is parked safely during your trip. If you've got a van or a truck, make sure you check the height restriction so you don't have issues when you're parking. Parkos personally checks all of our locations for site safety and facilities. Look at the safety measures that the providers have taken to ensure that your car is parked securely and safely.

Plan your trip

Plan your trip: Before you decide to park your car for a long time at Sydney airport we advise you to plan your arrival. It might be that even if you aren't driving through the centre, that there are traffic jams or road diversions on the route due to roadworks. Check for any height restriction at your chosen airport car park. So keep an eye on the traffic information and use our route planner to Sydney airport for a clear route description.

Sydney airport guide

Download the guide to Sydney airport The Sydney airport information app will give you up to date airport arrivals and departures from international and domestic terminals, regardless of whether you're flying with Virgin Australia to Brisbane airport, or Melbourne Airport, or Singapore Airlines to Singapore airport. You can search for your flight, and there’s a map to help guide you to the correct area at Sydney airport, whether you need to go to international airport arrivals or the domestic terminals, you’ll be able to find your way with the airport guide.

Frequently asked questions

  • How long in advance should I arrive at the parking space at Sydney airport?


    The Kingsford smith (Sydney airport) advises you to arrive 2 hours before a domestic flight and 3 hours before international flight. That is why Parkos suggests that you park your car 3.5 hours before your flight time, leaving you just under an hour to get to the airport and have your car parked safely. This will keep you from stress and allow you to begin your travels calmly.

    Shuttle parking

    You may have opted for shuttle parking at Sydney airport. If so, you can generally get onto a shuttle straight away to the airport. If not, there may be a short waiting time for the shuttle bus to return. The waiting time should not be longer than 20 minutes. Have a look on our website for more information prior to your arrival.

    Valet parking

    If valet parking is what you selected, then you want to arrive at an agreed upon point at least 3 hours before your flight. An employee will need to check your car first for any damage and prepare the necessary paperwork. It can be that you may have to wait a short while for an available employee when parking is crowded. By arriving well in advance you can travel with confidence.

  • How does the shuttle parking work at Sydney airport?


    Shuttle parking at Sydney airport means that you will drive to the parking providers’ premises and park your own car, whereas valet parking Sydney could mean that your car is parked for you at selected parking providers . Our parking partners surround Sydney airport in various locations, from Wolli creek to Mascot . Allowing you to avoid the busyness of the airport . You can relax and be transported by a free shuttle bus to your departure terminal. Distances are presented on our website so you can calculate your necessary route and times.

    Once your booking is confirmed you will receive details on how to contact the parking upon return from your travels. Usually you will call the parking provider after landing, which will prompt the arrival of the shuttle bus to collect you. The number will be provided to you via confirmation email, which you can always confirm with the parking before you leave.

    Traffic information

    If you are traveling to Kingsford Smith airport by car, we would like to point out that Sydney airport is a busy location, such that traffic jams occur regularly around the airport. That is why we advise you to pay extra attention when your flight is in the morning or at night during rush hour. Therefore, take a good look at daily busy routes before making your way.

  • How does valet parking work at Sydney Airport?


    Our parking partners around Sydney airport offer valet parking, which means that you will drive your car directly to the parking that you have selected. It is at the premises that a genial employee will park your car for you right away or possibly later on. Use the number sent in the confirmation email to give them a call about 20 mins before you arrive, that way they will know when to expect you.

    Continue your journey

    Once you have been transported to the airport via company shuttle bus and your car securely stowed. You can happily get yourself and your luggage to your necessary check in counter, with one less task on your mind.

    On return

    There is a particular number given to you in your booking confirmation. And this is the number to reach the parking facility once you have landed and collected your bags. After this point they will deploy a shuttle bus to fetch you at the designated pick up area. Usually at arrival hall. For best experience, be sure to confirm this area. You will then be taken back to your car.

    Advantages and disadvantages of valet parking

    To assist you in making the correct choice for parking we have listed some Pro’s and Con’s for valet parking.


    Perhaps the most clear benefit would be the fact of saving time in the parking process of your travels. Some parking partners will immediately meet you to park your car for you, while others may ask you to temporarily park your car in front of reception while you register. An employee will then move your car to your requested location later on, whether covered or uncovered parking.

    Convenience is another attractive pro of valet parking. You can get your luggage to the van and get registered faster and easier.


    Trust could be a concern but that is why we work with legitimate partners who work exclusively with certified drivers.

    Cost , can be a small drawback due to slightly higher fees for valet parking.

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