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Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

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Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

Three words - take the train. Unless you are desperate then do not use this "service", it is most definitely the worst I have encountered in 20 years of international travel, and frankly an embarrassment to all Australians. Some of the observations generating this viewpoint - Inferior quality buses with no company livery, i.e impossible to tell which one is from the actual company, cramped seating with limited luggage capacity, to top this off we were dropped at the wrong hotel, necessitating a taxi, which we probably should have taken from the airport in the first place.

Noting the plethora of negative comments about this company on this forum I can only regret I did not do more due diligence and research prior to traveling, lesson learned.

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1. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

Yep....

Read the truth then go..

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2. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

The good thing to come out of this is that there is now one more negative report that people can read next time a query about Sydney Airport shuttles comes up.

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3. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

FAQ worthy post

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4. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

Agreed. That is only one of several shuttles providing the same level of service.

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5. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

Is this the same company as Sydney Airporter Coaches (www.kst.com.au)? I just read about them in Frommer's , and I haven't found any recent posts about them on TA. We would be going from the Town Hall area to the airport.

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6. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

Hi Flannery,

If I've read all your threads correctly, I thought we had only suggested train or taxi from the airport to Meriton Kent St?

At which point did you decide on shuttle bus?

Us locals never recommend ANY shuttle service. KST is the worst. As for what Frommers recommends, I have no clue.

Your choice of course.

Edited: 07 September 2013, 22:50
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7. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

I would never recommend any of the shuttles from the airport to the city but there are some good ones to the suburbs. The one I use from time to time to the North West area is excellent.

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8. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

Yes that's true Mia,

but it alo pays to have word of mouth. Our local one is terrible!

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9. Re: Airbus Shuttle Sydney Airport

I'm flattered (or worried?) that my posts have been followed and my "handle" recognized. Please know I am treating every single suggestion seriously. My problem is I am an obsessive reader and planner, so when I read about the airport bus this afternoon, I simply wondered why no one talks about it. That's all! The airport train is now our choice for travel to Melbourne. And we will be choosing a taxi from OPT to Kent St.

Thanks for looking out for me!

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>>>My problem is I am an obsessive reader and planner, so when I read about the airport bus this afternoon<<<

Nothing wrong with that at all, it's a great thing.

I just recalled DougoOz giving you very detailed information about Town Hall station and directions.

We do talk about it alot, but it's always under 'transport from airport to city' type of threads, not always under 'airport shuttles'

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