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Blu Emu & P3 car parks along with Domestic and International Pronto Valet, Virgin Premium Valet, and Qantas Valet products remain closed.

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Short-term parking at Sydney Airport

Due to the reduction in Domestic and International flights, the following car park products are temporarily closed: P3 Domestic and Blu Emu car parks, along with Pronto Valet, Virgin Premium Valet, and Qantas Valet products. Customers are advised to use the P1/P2 car park at the Domestic terminal, and P7 at the International terminal during this period.

Heading out on a business trip, a short getaway or picking up friends and family? Short-term parking options make travelling to and from your destination quick and easy. Enjoy complete convenience with short-term parking at Sydney Airport – just minutes away from the Domestic and International terminals.

Want a great deal on short-term parking for domestic travel? Try the Blu Emu car park, perfect for budget travellers. The free shuttle bus service runs every 15 minutes*.

Key features

Pre-book and SAVE

Get the best deal when you pre-book short-term parking. The earlier you book, the more you save.

Easy terminal access

Walk to the terminal in minutes from most of the car parks or take advantage of the free shuttle bus service from the Blu Emu car park.

Free Express Pick-up zone

Picking up friends or family? Take advantage of the express car parks located within walking distance to the terminals.

Accessible parking

Accessible parking options are available at all the car parks.

Short-term parking locations

Know which parking option is right for you?

Most frequently asked questions

How do I enter and exit the Sydney Airport car park?

If you have pre-booked online, scan the QR code on your booking confirmation email or Apple E Wallet E-Ticket at the entry gate; alternatively insert or tap the nominated credit card to activate your booking. If you drive up, just take a ticket at the gate. To exit the car park, follow signs to the exit and insert your ticket at the gate.

For more information on how to enter the car park, watch the short video here.

How do I amend or cancel my Sydney Airport car park booking?

To amend your booking, go to the top of the page and click ‘MANAGE/CANCEL’. Enter your email address, booking reference number and click SUBMIT.

To modify your contact details or your vehicle registration, follow the above steps and click 'MODIFY DETAILS' at the bottom of the page. Make the relevant changes and click save. Modifying your contact details will not cancel your booking.

To modify the selected car park or booking dates, click 'MODIFY' at the bottom of the page. Confirm your new selection and follow the payment prompts. The new booking confirmation will be emailed to you. Please note, the fee paid for your original booking will be automatically refunded via the payment method used to complete the booking.

To cancel your booking, click 'CANCEL' at the bottom of the page and following the prompts. The cancellation confirmation will be emailed to you.

All refunds can take 2-3 business days for the refund to be visible on your account.

Please note, you can modify your booking up to 6 hours before your booked time or cancel it up to 24 hours prior to your nominated entry time. While COVID 19 restrictions remain, Sydney Airport may reduce your online amendment and cancellation time to 2 hours prior to your booked entry time.

What is considered short term parking at Sydney Airport?

There’s no defined period for short-term parking at Sydney Airport. However, there are plenty of parking options to choose from if you only need to make a quick visit. If you’re travelling domestically, the P1/P2 car park near the Domestic terminal is ideal for short stays and close to the terminal. If you’re travelling internationally, short-term parking is available at the P7 car park.

There’s also Express Pick-up zones at both the International and Domestic airports, where you can park for free for up to 15 minutes twice per calendar day.

How long can you stay in short term parking at Sydney Airport?

There’s no limit to how long you can stay in the short-term car parks at Sydney Airport. However, if you plan on staying longer than three days, you may be able to save by booking at the P7 or P3 car park or the Blu Emu long-term car park.

Is the Sydney Airport car park undercover?

All Sydney Airport car parks (P1/P2 / P3 / P7) are undercover with the exception of the roof top.

International Express Pick-up zone and Blu Emu car park are open air.

Other airport parking options

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