P3 Parking Sydney Airport


Before you read all about P3 Parking at Sydney Airport, check out the provided overview of all the parking options available at Sydney Airport:

Overview of Sydney Airport Parking Rates

Car ParkCost per WeekService + Travel Time 
P3 Car Park$451.20Walk:  5 - 8 minInfo
Air Travel Parking$140.25Shuttle: 6 minBook
Sydney Airport Express$149.49Shuttle: 5 minBook
Blu Emu $176.40Shuttle: 15 minInfo
Guaranteed Space $271.00Walk: 2 - 5 minInfo
P1&2 Car Park $548.70Walk: 3 - 5 minInfo
P7 Car Park$548.70Walk: 5 minInfo
Qantas Valet $667.00Walk: 1 - 2 min Info


If you're soon due to depart from Sydney Airport, you may be considering parking at the Sydney Airport P3 Car Park. P3 Sydney Airport is one of Sydney Airport’s official car parks, located near the Domestic Terminals, T2 & T3. It’s a mid-range long stay car park, with fees that are charged on a sliding scale. Although it is not one of the most affordable options available to domestic travellers, it offers the convenience of being able to walk to departures/arrivals, and the security of undercover parking, safe from the elements. Fractionally less expensive than nearby P1 and P2, the P3 car park Sydney Airport offers both online and drive-up tariffs, 24 hour opening times, CCTV and security barriers.

Read on to find out more about the Sydney Airport Terminal 3 parking, from opening hours to vehicle height restrictions, fees and features. Please note that you cannot reserve a space at this car park through the Flyparks website at present. This can only be done via Sydney Airport Corporation's official website. This guide offers fee information for price comparison, as well as a list of alternative parking options. If you are looking for cheap parking Sydney Airport, then check out our blog to find the best deals.




About P3 Parking Sydney Airport

The P3 Car Park Sydney Airport is housed in a purpose-built, multistory facility, with accessible spaces available for disabled travellers. Sydney Airport Parking P3 has 10 levels. Except for the roof, the car park is undercover. Sydney Domestic P3 parking can accommodate both short and long-term stays, alongside a variety of different vehicle types, from sedans and Utes, luxury sports cars and station wagons, to 4WDs.

  • Designed for use by domestic travellers
  • Easy access to Departures and Arrivals at T2 & T3
  • Purpose-built, multi-story parking with 24/7 security
  • Accessible parking spaces 
  • Height restriction of 2.3 metres


Sydney Airport P3 Car Park Fees

The P3 Car Park is a midrange parking option, and fees are set accordingly. Sydney Airport P3 parking is fractionally cheaper than next-door P1 and P2, and approximately 5 - 8 minutes by foot from the terminal buildings. Since the car park is a little further from the airport, travellers can look to save around $3.00 to $25.00 compared to Sydney Airport P2 parking rates, depending on the length of their stay. 

Sydney Airport P3 parking rates are free for the first 15 minutes, then start at $10.60 for 15-30 minutes, $21.20 for 30-60 minutes, $31.90 for 1-2 hours, $39.90 for 2-3 hours, and $56.40 for stays of between 3-24 hours. Each day thereafter (or part thereof) comes in at $56.40 at T3 parking Sydney Airport. Keep in mind that while your first 15 minutes are free at P3 parking Sydney Domestic Airport, travellers have reported that it is difficult to drop off or pick up passengers in this short period.

If you’re looking to save on the cost of airport parking, you may wish to consider using a private car park that is a little further from Kingsford Smith than P3. Sydney Airport car parks have the advantage of lower rents, so they can offer customers budget prices, for any duration. These car parks are extremely accessible, less than ten minutes from Departures, and have tight, 24/7 security. Still unsure? Check user reviews before booking! And, to get an idea of how much you could save, simply enter your travel dates into the search bar above. You'll be shown a list of all the available off-site car parks for your planned trip, which you can then filter by tariff, journey time, and customer review score.

For additional information on hourly & daily rates at P3, check out the table below. 

P3 Car Park Rates

0 - 15 minsFree
15 - 30 mins$ 10.60
30 - 60 mins$ 21.20
1 - 2 hours$ 31.90
2 - 3 hours$ 39.90
3- 24 hours$ 56.40
2 days$ 112.80
3 days$ 169.20
4 days $ 225.60
5 days $ 282.00
6 days $ 338.40
7 days$ 394.80
7+ days$ 451.20
*Every day thereafter will incur a daily fee of $56.40 


Reviews of P3 Parking at Sydney Airport 

After visiting the car park, past travellers leave reviews of the car park. Overall, the P3 Car Park at Sydney Airport is rated a 3.1/5 on Google Reviews. 

Positive Reviews: 

Positive reviews of the P3 Car Park left by past travellers mention the proximity to the terminals and ease of online booking.

Negative Reviews: 

Negative reviews of the P3 Car Park left by past travellers mention the constant full capacity of the car park despite paying in advance for a spot, misleading directional signage, damage to cars, and overpriced rates. 

Overall, if you are seeking a pleasant parking experience with rates half the cost of what is offered at on-site Sydney Airport Car Parks, consider booking with Airport Express Sydney or Air Travel Parking, as they offer convenience and affordability. To see so for yourself, view their reviews on their parking pages by clicking the blue links.


P3 Sydney Airport Parking

To Book:

It’s not possible to book a parking space in P3 on Flyparks at present, but payments can be made through Sydney Airport’s official website. It's advisable to book online over paying drive-up fees, as you can shave a few dollars off the price of parking by making an online booking.

If you do book your parking online, you can arrive at the P3 Car Park two hours before your booked entry time, and depart up to 3 hours after your booked exit time. It’s also worth noting that the first 15 minutes of your stay are free, which makes it possible to pick up or drop off passengers at T2 and T3 (very quickly), without paying for parking at the Express or Priority Pickup Zone.

To Cancel: 

Travellers can cancel their booking via the 'Manage my Booking' tab on the official Sydney Airport website. Cancellations can only be made 2 hours before the start of their reservation. 


Alternative Car Parks

In the last six months alone, the Sydney Airport Corporation raked in more than $76 million in revenue from its airport car parks and ground transport services. If you've ever had the feeling that your wallet is being gouged when you book with Sydney P3 parking, you're not wrong.

Thankfully, many independent parking providers are clustered around the Mascot area, which offers significantly better value. And if you're worried about the additional distance, there's no need; free shuttle services come as standard. Flyparks specialises in helping people compare and book private Sydney Airport parking online. If you’re travelling from Terminal 2 or Terminal 3 in the not-so-distant future, we recommend the following:


Air Travel Parking ($140.25 for 1 Week)

air-travel-parking-sydney-airportAir Travel Parking is a very affordable car park that offers safe and reliable parking near Sydney Airport. The shuttle can pick you up and drop you off at either the domestic or the international terminal in just 6 minutes.

The car park has similar security measures to that of the P3 Parking at Sydney Airport, with 24/7 CCTV coverage of the entire car park, and security guards available. However, Air Travel Parking does not offer covered parking at the moment, which the P3 car park does.

  • Hours: 05:00 - 23:00
  • Service: Shuttle
  • Distance to Airport: 6 min shuttle

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Airport Express Sydney ($149.99 for 1 Week)


Airport Express Sydney is a very convenient and fast parking service that offers travellers the chance to be at the domestic or international terminals in 5 minutes via a complimentary shuttle transfer. The car park's staff is also well-known for their punctual, professional demeanour and exceeding customer expectations.

Not to mention, Airport Express consistently offers lower rates than the P3 Car Park at Sydney Airport - travellers can save $358.11 on a week of parking at Airport Express vs the P3 Car Park.  

  • Hours: 05:00 - 23:00
  • Service: Shuttle
  • Distance to Airport: 5 min shuttle

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Park & Fly (Currently Unavailable)


Park & Fly is a premium parking service that undercover and outdoor parking and makes for an excellent choice if you don't want to spend the costs offered at the P3 Car Park at Sydney Airport.

The shuttle service, like Airport Express Sydney and Air Travel Parking, is on-demand and will drop travellers off at any terminal. However, prices are more expensive than those at the car parks listed above. 



While we’ve made every attempt to report on Sydney Airport car parking prices accurately, prices do fluctuate based on factors such as capacity, how long you intend to park for, and service type. The quotes featured on this page for Car Park P3 were accurate at the time of publication in April 2024 for 1 week (8 days). Please note that it is not possible to book at the official Sydney Airport car parks with Flyparks. We instead offer a range of alternative car parking options from private service providers.

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