Sydney Domestic Airport (T3)

Airport Location

  • 9km (5.5 miles) south of the city in Mascot.


Qantas Flights

There are 3 terminals in Sydney

  • T1 - Sydney International Terminal:
    Qantas flights QF1-QF399, oneworld flights and Jetstar international flights operate from this terminal.
  • T2 - Sydney Domestic Airport:
    Jetstar domestic flights operate from this terminal.
  • T3 - Qantas Sydney Domestic Airport:
    Qantas Domestic flights QF400-QF1599 and QantasLInk flights 1600 and above operate from this terminal.
Sydney Airport Map

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

Located on the Departures Level (Level 1) next to the Premium Service Desk. Open from 5.15am to 9.45pm.
Only domestic ticketing facilities are available.


Faster, smarter check-in is available in Sydney T3 for all passengers through the check-in Kiosks and Bag Drop on the Departures Level (Level 1). Customer Service agents will be on hand to offer assistance when needed.
Open from 4.45am to 10.00pm Monday to Friday and Sunday.
Open from 4.45am to 9.00pm Saturday.

Check-in for Platinum and Gold Frequent Flyers, Qantas Club and oneworld Emerald passengers, as well as passengers travelling Business, is also available at Premium Service Desks 1 and 2.

Check-in for Qantas and oneworld passengers connecting from a domestic to an international flight is available at all Service Desks.

Note: For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online Check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic bookings between 24 hours and 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Mobile Check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic bookings made between 24 hours and 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Group Check-in is located on the ground floor.

Passengers travelling with carry on baggage only, may proceed through security and check-in at the Customer Service Desk located next to Gate 15.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are in the Arrivals area located on the ground floor.
Bulky and Fragile Baggage collection is located between baggage carousels 3 and 4.

Baggage Services has a counter located next to baggage carousel 5.
Open during operating hours from 6am to 11pm.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfer Information

Transferring from T2 and T3 (Domestic Airports) to T1 (International Airport):

The Transfer Lounge is located airside (after passing through the security check point), at Gate 15 in T3. A shuttle bus service is available to passengers that are travelling or have travelled on a Qantas flight (including codeshare flights) or oneworld flight. The shuttle buses operate every 10-20 minutes from 6am to 9.40pm AEST. On arrival at T1 proceed up the escalator, through immigration and security to your departure gate.

Transferring between T3 and T2 (Domestic Airports):

Walking is the best method and takes approximately 7 minutes. Simply follow the pedestrian walkways and directional signs through the car park or through the airport train tunnel link.

Transferring from T1 (International Airport) to T2 and T3 (Domestic Airports):

The Transfer Lounge is located on the Arrivals level of Sydney International Airport. After you clear customs, follow the signs located outside the terminal, entry is external to the main terminal within a short walk via a weather protected walkway. Recheck your baggage at the Seamless Transfer Check-in counters and then board the shuttle bus for the Domestic terminal. It operates from 6am to 12noon every 10 minutes and from 12noon until 9.00pm AEST every 20 minutes. The bus arrives at T3 at Gate 15. Check the screens for departure gate information. Passengers connecting to a flight not operated by Qantas or QantasLink should refer to the Sydney Airport website for further information on transfer options.

Lounge Information

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Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 30 minute drive from the city.
Taxis Approximately A$50 to the city.
Train Trains depart regularly to the city. For more information visit the AirportLink information desk located in T3 Arrivals hall next to baggage carousel 1.
Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Valet Parking Available at Sydney Domestic Terminal (T3), visit Valet Parking for current rates.

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Information is correct as of November 2014.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.
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