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From the airport

Sydney Airport

Wollongong is 80km from Sydney Airport's International and Domestic terminals. Transport options to Wollongong include:

Public transport

Wollongong is 85 minutes by train from Sydney Airport. North Wollongong Station, on the South Coast Line, is the closest station to the University.

The Transport for NSW Trip Planner provides scheduled train times. Search for a journey from the “International Airport” or "Domestic Airport" to “North Wollongong Station”.

Take the train from the International or Domestic terminal to Wolli Creek.  From here, change to a Port Kembla, Dapto or Bomaderry train (South Coast Line). Alight at North Wollongong Station. A free shuttle bus operates between North Wollongong Station and the Wollongong Campus.

Airport pick-up

free airport pick-up service operates for new UOW international students who have an offer to study at the Wollongong Campus.  

Students studying at the South Western Sydney campus or the Sydney Business School can find transport or accommodation from Study NSW. 

Taxis and private transport

Taxis do not generally operate between Sydney Airport and Wollongong. Several private transport companies provide airport pick up services using small buses or hire cars.  Some rideshare companies also operate between Sydney and Wollongong. 

Shellharbour Airport

Shellharbour Airport is located 20 minutes south of the Wollongong Campus. Transport options between the Airport and Wollongong Campus include:

Car hire

The Airport has several car rental companies located nearby.  When booking, request to meet them at the Airport Terminal when you arrive/depart.

Public transport

Albion Park Train Station is 950 meters or an 11 minute walk from the Airport Terminal. North Wollongong Station, on the South Coast Line, is the closest station to UOW. It is a 23 minute journey between the stations. 

The Transport for NSW Trip Planner provides scheduled train times. Search for a journey from the “Albion Park Station" to “North Wollongong Station”. A free shuttle bus operates between North Wollongong Station and the Wollongong Campus.

Taxi

To arrange a taxi, phone 02 4254 2111 (Illawarra Taxi Network). The Airport address is Airport Rd, Albion Park Rail NSW 2527.

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