Discover Destination Sydney

Located at the crossroads of culture, dining, nature, entertainment and business, the best of Sydney is mere moments away when you stay at InterContinental Sydney. Walk to the city’s business hubs, or harbourside icons including Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, The Rocks historic quarter, as well as illustrious bars, restaurants, and shopping precincts. Discover the premier destination for accommodation, events and dining in Sydney’s city.

Hotel Address:
117 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Parking access:
16 Philip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Getting Here

Arriving from Sydney Domestic or International Airport

Private Transfer

Private Transfer

Arrive in total comfort with a private transfer in a luxury car or limousine of your choice. Contact our Concierge team with your arrival details to coordinate your seamless chauffeur transport.

Taxi or Uber

Taxi or Uber

Taxis can be easily picked up from Sydney Domestic and International Airport, 24-hours a day. A taxi ride to InterContinental Sydney will take approximately 20 minutes.

Shuttle Bus

Shuttle Bus

Externally operated public shuttle buses depart from the airport approximately every 30 minutes. This service can take up to one hour to reach InterContinental Sydney as it makes stops at other hotels along the way.

Trains and Light Rail


AirportLink trains run frequently from both Sydney Domestic Airport (T2/T3) and Sydney International Airport (T1). The journey to Circular Quay train station and InterContinental Sydney will take approximately 25-30 minutes (Airport station to hotel).


Visit at your leisure with access to an on-site car park, managed by Enacon Parking.

Driving from the Airport

Driving from Sydney Airport

Head north to Sydney along Southern Cross Drive/M1 for 8km via Eastern Distributor tunnel. Take Macquarie St Exit, keeping right at fork. Turn right onto Macquarie St. Take first left onto Bridge St, then first right on to Phillip St. Enter hotel driveway on immediate right for valet parking, or subsequent entrance for self-parking.

Valet Parking

Valet Parking

Enjoy valet parking as an overnight stay guest for $70 AUD per day, or $55 AUD per day as a day guest (Conferences & Dining visitors). View self-parking rates here. *Please note: Rates are subject to change by Enacon Parking. Height restrictions for the car park is 2 metres.

Tesla Charging

Tesla Charging

InterContinental Sydney is delighted to offer destination charging for all Tesla Motor vehicles offering 2 Tesla connectors up to 22kW.

Road closures

Road Closures

Road closures may take place for major events. Please contact Concierge for more information for your stay dates.

Sydney Transport

Discover how to enjoy the best of the city when you arrive.

Taxi or Uber


Allow our Concierge to arrange a taxi service for a seamless means of travelling around Sydney. There are several taxi ranks surrounding the hotel on Philip Street and Macquarie Street for you to conveniently access.

Trains and Light Rail

Train & Light Rail

The Sydney Trains Circular Quay station is a short 3-minute walk away, north west towards the Sydney Harbour Bridge, providing a direct 15-minute connection to Sydney International and Domestic Airports, and connecting you to intercity and suburban trains. Directly adjacent to the Train station is the new Light Rail terminal, connecting you to Town Hall, Chinatown, Surry Hills, Moore Park and more.


Circular Quay ferry wharves are a short 5-minute walk north-west from the hotel. Ferry services operate 7 days a week, connecting you to Manly, Taronga Zoo, Barangaroo, Cockatoo Island, Double Bay, Watsons Bay, Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park and more.

Shuttle Bus


Buses operate from Circular Quay’s Alfred and Philip Streets, travelling to East Sydney (Coogee, Maroubra, North Bondi, Little Bay & La Perouse) as well as North and West Sydney (Parramatta, Eastwood and Macquarie University).


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