Emu Parking Sydney Airport


Before discussing all the details and information about Emu Parking Sydney Aiport, check out all the other options for secure parking Sydney in the table below:

Overview of Sydney Airport Parking Rates

Car Park1 Day1 WeekKeep keys?Domestic or Intl?Distance to Terminal
Blu Emu$34.00$178.00YesBoth15 min drive
Air Travel Parking$34.75$138.75NoBoth6 min drive
Sydney Airport Express$35.75$147.99No Both 2 - 3 min drive 
Park on King$30.75$166.49YesBoth4 min drive
Park & Fly$45.99$183.75NoBoth5 min drive


Blu Emu car park is Sydney Airport’s official long-term, budget parking option. Located within the airport precinct along Ross Smith Avenue, it is both the most affordable on-site car park and the furthest from the terminals. There is a free shuttle bus service that operates between Blu Emu and the Domestic airport (T2 and T3), which runs 24 hours/7 days per week, however international travellers would need to take the terminal transfer bus or train onwards to Terminal 1 (International).

The facility offers open-air and shaded car parking spaces, enabling drivers to park their own vehicle and keep hold of their keys. It is ideal for budget conscious domestic travellers looking for car parking Sydney Airport, who don’t mind the shuttle ride to the airport and back. Please note that you cannot reserve a space at Blu Emu Parking via the Flyparks website at present. You can instead search, compare, and book at a range of lower priced airport car parks. 


Proximity to Sydney Airport

The travel time between Blu Emu Parking and Sydney Airport is approximately 15 minutes by bus. The free shuttle service to Domestic terminals T2 and T3 runs every 15 minutes from 3:30am to midnight, and then every 30 minutes between midnight and 3:30am. 

Blu Emu Car Park is primarily intended for domestic passengers. While it is possible to park at Blu Emu for international flights, there is no direct transfer service between Blu Emu and T1, the International terminal. After taking the free shuttle service that runs between Blu Emu and the Domestic terminals you would then need to get a transfer bus or a train from Domestic to International. The transfer buses are cost-free, and run from 6:00am to 8:50pm, while the trains run from 5:00am to midnight.


Blu Emu Parking Rates

There are several official on-site car parks at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport, including P1 Car Park, P2 Car Park & P3 Car Park by the Domestic terminals and P7 Car Park adjacent to the International terminal. Daily rates start at $51.90 for a space at P3, and $63.90 for a spot at P1 or P2, making Blu Emu Parking the most affordable of the official airport car parks by far. One day at Blu Emu will cost you $34.00. Parking for a week will cost you $178.00, whereas a fortnight will set you back $311.00.

Blu Emu Parking Rates

0 to 1 hourFree
1 to 2 hours$25.50
2 to 3 hours$30.00
3 hrs to 24 hrs$34.00
2 days$65.00
3 days$90.00
4 days$106.00
5 days$119.00
6 days$139.00
7 days$159.00
Additional days or part of a day$19.00


It’s worth noting that parking tariffs can and do change over time, often around periods of high demand and major holidays. Likewise, these prices apply to a variety of vehicle types, such as sedans, Utes, four-wheel drives, station wagons, people movers, and luxury cars, but height restrictions are in place. Cars parked in the open-air section must not exceed 3.5 meters in height, or 2.2 meters in the shaded parking area, and you cannot park oversized vehicles such as campervans or trailers. 


Low Cost Alternatives to Blu Emu

Travellers also have the option of booking their parking through a range of private parking companies, almost all of which provide cost-free shuttle transfer services. To compete with Emu parking Sydney Airport, many of these businesses advertise lower prices and offer a host of additional services such as 24/7 security, car washing and repairs, and assistance with luggage. If you're looking for the best deal, and want to avoid paying too much for airport parking, you should consider and compare multiple options before booking. You'll find lower prices and special offers, as well as discounted rates for advance bookings, simply by searching online. 

Rates start from just $17.00 per day with Air Travel Parking, a secure open air parking facility located 6 minutes from the airport, and $15.00 per day at Park n Fly, who offer 24-hour monitored CCTV and regular security patrols. You can see how these rates compare to the airport car parks below, or get a free quote for your holiday dates by entering them into the search bar above. 

Alternative Sydney Airport Parking Rates

Car Park1 Week2 WeeksRatingDistance to Terminal
Air Travel Parking$138.75$200.998.86 min drive
Sydney Airport Express$147.99
9.82-3 min drive
Park on King$166.49$259.25N/A4 min drive
P1 & P2$179.00$269.00N/A3 - 5 min on foot
Park & Fly$183.75$276.499.05 min drive
P3$183.75$778.50N/A5 - 8 min on foot
P7$504.90$945.90N/A5 min on foot


Book with Flyparks

Flyparks can assist you in finding low cost Mascot Airport parking, by making it easy to compare numerous offers and parking providers. Instead of visiting multiple car park websites and manually comparing prices, you can filter by price, distance, and service level all in one place. Customers can book their Sydney Airport car parking space directly on Flyparks, and pay using any of the major payment methods. The entire process takes as little as two minutes. 

To get started, enter your travel dates into the search bar above. You'll be shown a full list of all the off-site car parks available, as well as the best deal they can offer you. Once you've selected your ideal parking space and secured your spot, your booking confirmation will be sent via email, shortly afterwards. If you have any questions or need any help, our friendly customer service team are on hand to help, Monday through to Friday. 


All costs cited are approximate and subject to change. The rates quoted for Blu Emu Parking are estimations taken for stays in July 2022. Please note that it is not possible to book at any of the official Sydney Airport car parks through Flyparks at present. If you wish to book Blue Emu parking directly, you must do so through Sydney Airport's official website. 

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