Arriving in Sydney

On this page you will find information on what to do when you arrive in Sydney, how to get around the city and how to find the CSU Study Centre.

Arriving at the airport

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) is the main international airport closest to the city of Sydney.

When your flight lands at the airport, you have collected your luggage and have passed through customs, make your way to the Study NSW International Student Welcome Desk in arrivals hall A in Terminal 1. The volunteers will be able to give you any advice on onward travel from the aiport and how to get to your accommodation.

Getting into Sydney

Airport Link 
The Airport Link train is the easiest way to get from the Airport to the centre of Sydney. It takes approximately 20 minutes to get from the international terminal staton to the Central Railway Station in Sydney, where you can travel onwards to your accommodation by bus or metro. 
For more information, visit the Airport Link website.

You can catch a taxi from the designated taxi ranks located outside the Kingsford Smith Airport terminal buildings. 
Uber is also available in Melbourne which you can arrange via the app.

Getting to CSU Study Centre Sydney

Address: 63 Oxford Street, Sydney, NSW 2010

Find out more about CSU Study Centre Sydney

Public transport in Sydney

Transport NSW operate public transport services in Sydney. 
The easiest way to get around Sydney is on public transport. We recommend you purchase an Opal card when you arrive, which can be used on buses, trains, light rail, ferries and the metro in and around the outskirts of Sydney. You can buy an Opal card at the airport train station, other major train stations in Sydney and at selected retailers. 
Visit the Transport NSW website to find out more.


Sydney is located on the east coast of Australia and experiences a sunny climate with warm summers and milder winters.

The weather during the summer (December to February) is normally warm and humid, where the temperatures can reach around 30°C. During the winter months (June to August), the weather stays sunny and temperatures go down to around 17°C. Much of Sydney's rainfall occurs during the winter, however the city is also prone to droughts.

Find out more about why you should choose to study in Sydney.