There are airports present in
Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne,
Perth and Sydney. All airports have a duty free shop, bank/bureau
de change, tourist information kiosk, restaurant, bar, car hire
and taxi stand, these will almost always be available on arrival
and departure of international flights.
Airport (SYD) (Kingsford Smith) is 8 kilometres (5 miles) south
of the city (the travel time is 30 minutes). Airport Link connects
the airport to Sydney Central Station (the travel time is 13 minutes).
Coaches meet all incoming international and domestic flights, departing
every 20 to 30 minutes. There are many courtesy guest shuttles,
please enquire at hotel when booking is made. The international
terminal is split from the domestic terminal. Passengers could be
set down at city airline terminals and some city hotels, motels
and guest houses on request. There are also taxis and buses.
Adelaide Airport (ADL) is 6 kilometres (4 miles) west of the
city (the travel time is 30 minutes). Coaches meet all international
and domestic flights and taxis and buses are available to the city
and hotels. A new terminal is currently under production.
Airport (MEL) (Tullamarine) is 22 kilometres (14 miles) northwest
of the city (the travel time is 30 minutes). The Skybus Coach (24
hours) or taxis are available to the city centre. There are also
local bus links from the airport.
Airport (PER) is 12 kilometres (7 miles) northeast of the city
(the travel time is 25 minutes). There are separate domestic and
international terminals. Airport buses meet international and domestic
flights and taxis are accessible.
Airport (BNE) is 13 kilometres (8 miles) north east of the city
(the travel time is 35 minutes). Coach services are available to
the city, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and major hotels, and coaches
meet all international flights. A rail link between the airport
and the city was introduced in 2001 and taxis are also available.
Airport (DRW) is 13 kilometres (8 miles) northeast of the city
(the travel time is 20 minutes). Taxis and coaches meet all incoming
international daytime flights.
Hobart Airport (HBA) is 16 kilometres (10 miles) east of the
city (the travel time is 25 minutes). Coaches meet all incoming
flights and buses and taxis are available to the city.
Cairns Airport (CNS) is 8 kilometres (5 miles) north of the city
(the travel time is 10 minutes). Coaches meet all incoming flights
and there is also a shuttle taxi service, limousines, taxis and
Airport (CBR) is 8 kilometres (5 miles) east of Canberra (the
travel time is 15 minutes). Taxis and shuttle buses are offered
to the city centre.
Certain airlines offer the Boomerang Pass
for international travelers, which is a zonal ticket permitting
travel within Australia and to selected airports in Fiji, Solomon
Islands, Australia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.
Participating airlines include
Air Vanuatu, Air Pacific, Australian Airlines, Polynesian Airlines
and Qantas. Passes must be purchased before arrival in Australia
with a minimum of 2 passes per person. Nationals of countries in
the South Pacific region are not entitled.
Cruise liners dock at Melbourne,
Sydney, Hobart, Perth (Port of Fremantle), Adelaide and Brisbane.
International cruise lines calling at Australian ports include Norwegian
Cruise Lines, P&O, Cunard, Orient Lines, Princess Lines and