Sydney Airport Terminal 2


Terminal 2 at Sydney Airport is the largest domestic terminal in all of Australia and as such, conjures quite the attention & need for updates regarding the airlines, services, and parking facilities available. Flyparks has you covered with all you need to know.

To view car parks available at Sydney Airport, glance at the table below. For more information about T2 at Sydney Airport, in particular, we have the information detailed further below. 


Overview of Sydney Airport Parking Rates

Car ParkCost per WeekService & Travel Time 
Air Travel­ Parking$140.25Shuttle: 6 minBook
Sydney Airport Express $149.49Shuttle: 5 minBook
Blu Emu$176.40Shuttle: 10 minInfo
Guaranteed Space$271.70Walk: 3 - 5 minInfo
P3 Car Park$451.00 Walk: 5 - 8 minInfo
P1&2 Car Park$548.70Walk: 5 minInfo
P7 Car Park$548.70
Walk: 5 minInfo
T2 Premium Valet$596.00 Walk: 1 - 2 minInfo
Qantas Valet
Walk: 1 - 2 minInfo


About Sydney Domestic Airport Terminal 2

Sydney Airport has two domestic terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. In this article, we will be covering all information regarding Terminal 2, as it hosts the majority of domestic airlines flying into and out of Sydney Airport. You can find T2 at Sydney Airport open from 4 a.m. - 11 p.m. every day. 


Airlines Operating out of T2 

The following airlines service Sydney’s domestic terminal, T2: Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Tiger, Fly Pelican, and Regional Express (REX). Please be advised that Qantas and QantasLink domestic flights operate out of T3, not T2. 

You can find the check-in desks for the airlines operating out of this terminal on the ‘Departures’ level. Be sure to check with your airline as to how early their check-in desks open for bag drop and to receive your boarding passes.


Airline Lounges within Sydney Airport Terminal 2

Virgin Australia

Located on L3, the Virgin Australia lounge is open from 5:00 a.m. - 9 p.m. every day. To access the lounge, passengers must go through security and proceed to where the lounge is located, right outside the main security checkpoint within Sydney Airport Terminal 2. The lounge is open 60 minutes before the first Virgin Australia flight until the airline's last flight call. 

Regional Express (REX) access

Located on L2, REX lounge is open from 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. every day. Passengers must go through security before entering the lounge, which is located next to the G2 departure lounge.


Transfers between Terminals

To transfer between Sydney Airport Terminal 2 and any other terminal, passengers can take the complimentary shuttle bus known as T-Bus located at the Arrivals level outside each terminal. The shuttle drops passengers off at each terminal, including international terminal T1. The ride itself will take approximately 10 minutes and runs every 15 minutes between 5:30 and 21:30. 

Travellers can also take the Airportlink between 5 a.m. - midnight, every day. While the Airportlink does cost $6.40 per person each way, it is only a 2-minute journey between terminals. You can find Airportlink underground, beneath each terminal. From the arrival hall, follow the train signs and take the lift or escalator to the station. You may purchase your ticket at a kiosk.  Please note that Airportlink also connects travellers from the airport to city stations in Sydney. 

Some airlines, like Qantas, have seamless transfer services available to travellers, however, they do not operate out of T2 at Sydney Airport.


Sydney Airport Terminal 2 Parking

For travellers flying from Sydney’s domestic terminal looking to park their car at the airport whilst away, consider parking with Air Travel Parking or Sydney Airport Express if you want to save money whilst ensuring your car is well-looked after and kept in a secure facility. Both car parks are less than an 8-minute shuttle ride away from Terminal 2 and offer excellent customer service to ensure your trip starts seamlessly. 


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 Sydney Airport Terminal 2 parking. Air Travel Parking offers complimentary shuttle services and all the same security features that Sydney Airport car parks have, b8ut for a fraction of the cost. Plus, car wash services are available for only $30.00.

You don't have to worry about being dropped off at a particular terminal because Air Travel Parking offers transfers to both the domestic & international terminals. 

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

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Airport Express Sydney ($149.49 for 1 Week)


Airport Express Sydney offers a parking service with affordable rates for those looking for Sydney Airport Terminal 2 parking. The car park is one of the closest to Sydney Airport Terminals and offers an on-demand shuttle service to have you at Terminal 2 in 5 minutes.

The car park has stellar reviews, with many travellers citing the prompt, efficient service and friendly, courteous staff.

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

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Other car parks at Sydney Airport include the P2 Car Park, which is a 5-minute walk to T2, but an extremely costly option being $617.10 for 1 week of parking. A slightly cheaper alternative with a bit longer distance of 5 - 8 minutes to the terminals is the P3 Car Park, which costs $507.60 for 1 week of parking. Finally, there is the Blu Emu, which is one of the furthest on-site car parks at Sydney Airport but can still accommodate travellers flying from Terminal 2 if they don't mind taking a 5-minute shuttle to get from the car park to the terminal for $192.30. 


Drop off at Sydney Airport Terminal 2 

Drop-off bays are located outside the departure level for both of Sydney’s domestic terminals, T1 and T2. Vehicles can only use this bay to drop off passengers - they may not turn off their car, exit the vehicle, or remain in the bay for longer than 2 minutes or for any other purposes than dropping off travellers.


Additional Facilities at T2

For those in need of storing luggage, you can access Smartecarte Baggage Storage from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. every day. The facility is located at the Arrival hall close to Carousel 6, and before you reach Gate 7

  • Pharmacy Amcal is located in T2 on Level 2 and is open from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. every day for those in need of pharmacy services
  • Travelex currency exchange desks are located within T2
  • Information desks are located on L1 of T2


Can you walk between T2 and T3 Sydney?

Yes, you can! The on-foot journey takes about 7 minutes. 


How long does it take to get between T1 and T2 Sydney? How to get from T1 to T2? 

You can expect a journey time of approximately 10 minutes via the complimentary shuttle bus, T-Bus, located outside the arrival hall. This time does not account for wait time, which will differ depending on the time you travel. 


Which terminal is international flights Sydney? 

T1 is designated for all international arrivals and departures out of Sydney. 


Is Terminal 2 domestic or international Sydney? 

Terminal 2 is designated for all domestic departures & arrivals out of Sydney Airport, except Qantas and Qantaslink domestic flights.


Do I need to collect my luggage on a connecting flight Sydney? 

For those who booked their trip (and tickets) under one booking, generally, you will be checked in throughout all flights and your luggage will meet you at your final destination. However, each airline differs in its policy, so always double-check when dropping off your luggage at the check-in desk. If you booked your tickets under different airlines and through separate bookings, you will likely need to collect and re-check your baggage at every destination until your final stop. 


How long does it take to clear customs at Sydney Airport? 

Expect to wait around 30 - 45 minutes to get through customs at Sydney Airport. If you have items to declare, it will take upwards of an hour. If you are concerned about making a connecting flight, plan around 2 hours of wait time to be safe, especially if your connecting flights are not under the same booking. 




Please note that the information above is provided for reference only, and does not constitute travel advice. For the most recent and relevant information about Sydney Airport, you should check the official website. It is not possible to book at any of the official Sydney Airport car parks through Flyparks at present. We instead offer a range of alternative car parking options from private service providers.

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