T1 International Terminal (SYD)

Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) (Airport Dr.), Mascot NSW 2020, Australia
Wi-Fi:
Free

Terminal 1 was opened on 3 May 1970, replacing the old Overseas Passenger Terminal (which was located where Terminal 3 stands now) and has been greatly expanded since then. Today it is known as the International Terminal, located in the airport's north western sector.

6.0/10

Based on 196 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
25,849
Total Visits
59,292
Save
Share
Log in to leave tips at this venue!
Sort:
  • Popular
  • Recent

222 tips. Filter by taste:

  • all tips
  • flight
  • free Wifi
  • qantas
  • expedia
  • breakfast food
  • comfortable
  • scenic views
  • airports
  • cafés
  • beer
  • crab salad
  • ramen
  • outdoor seating
  • surfing
  • jazz music
  • donuts
  • sushi
  • shoes
  • bistros
  • hot chocolate
  • 4sq Sydney

    Welcome/Goodbye... whatever the occasion, Sydney loves you!

    4sq Sydney · April 17, 2011
    Save
  • Lufthansa

    Surf for free in Lufthansa lounges worldwide: Whether you are resting in a Relax Chair or enjoying a little snack in the bistro - surf for free in Lufthansa lounges worldwide.

    Lufthansa · June 6, 2013
    Save
  • Scott K.

    Beyond customs this place is eerily like Bondi Westfields.

    Scott Kilmartin · January 12, 2011
    Save
  • SilkCharm

    Don't buy bottled drink like water.They take it off you at EVERY screening point (check in, waiting area, plane entrance). Get it on board.

    SilkCharm · May 12, 2011
    Save
  • Mark C.

    There is an infestation of drop-bears in terminal 1. Keep an eye out and avoid all overhangs especially signs hanging from the roof.

    Mark Cohen · April 15, 2012
    Save
  • ǝʌǝʇs  ʞ.

    If your iPhone indicates Vodaphone here but has no Internet access, restart the iPhone.

    ǝʌǝʇs  ʞɐıuzoʍ · March 13, 2013
    Save
  • Matt B.

    I know there's an airport here somewhere, but it's hard to spot it amongst the sea of duty free stores...

    Matt B · September 23, 2010
    Save
  • Norm Y.

    Free wifi in the international terminal (T1)

    Norm Yee · March 11, 2011
    Save
  • Steve H.

    wow...the taxi que is to be avoided at all costs!

    Steve Hopkins · November 22, 2009
    Save
  • Jet Airways

    Must visit: The Hyde Park, Australia's oldest park. It is home to around 580 exotic & native trees. Lots of cultural events take place here, including the Sydney festival, Australia Day and many more!

    Jet Airways · October 25, 2012
    Save
  • Denea G.

    Do you have an ePassport? Chances are if it was issued after 2005 you do. Zoom through the equeue if so, you just don't get another stamp..

    Denea GourmetRabbit · May 1, 2011
    Save
  • Alan B.

    If you are going to go to the city catch the train it is way faster than a cab and only costs $15au

    Alan Burchill · December 1, 2009
    Save
  • Mel P.

    Watch the planes!!

    Mel Pavlovska · September 27, 2010
    Save
  • Stephenie R.

    The Montreux Jazz Cafe just opened in front of Qantas 1st class check-in. This cool bar plays video footage you can't see anywhere else in the world, recorded at the famous Montreux Jazz Festival. Gre

    Stephenie Rodriguez · August 2, 2010
    Save
  • Anna L.

    Mcdonalds breakfast, it doesn't get any better than this!

    Anna Le · December 10, 2009
    Save
  • B ..

    I Love Sydney!

    B . · March 12, 2011
    Save
  • Telstra

    If you're visiting our beautiful country, you can get yourself sorted with a mobile here http://www.telstra.com.au/mobile/

    Telstra · January 3, 2012
    Save
  • Theo A.

    Try "Dank Street Depot". Great breakfast menu and coffee.

    Theo Argy · September 24, 2010
    Save
  • 高手놀리밑™

    Travel light (hand luggage only) if you are heading off to the USA and need to make more than one connection/stop

    高手놀리밑™ · January 20, 2011
    Save
  • suzanne n.

    take the airport rail link. faster, more comfortable and cheaper than a taxi if you're coming from the city center. plus it's green!

    suzanne nam · October 1, 2010
    Save
  • Justin H.

    Don't board Oceanic Flight 815!

    Justin Hersh · May 23, 2011
    Save
  • Paull Y.

    At the far end of the terminal is an outdoor area - have a feed and a beer outside in the sun before your long flight!

    Paull Young · January 27, 2011
    Save
  • Vinoaj V.

    Don't forget to claim your GST at the Tourist Refund Scheme counter after immigration.

    Vinoaj Vijeyakumaar · January 9, 2011
    Save
  • Josh R.

    Welcome to Australia! I love this country so much that I live here!

    Josh Rowe · September 5, 2011
    Save
  • Tan V.

    There is no "Smoking room" in this airport ! Smoke before you check in !

    Tan Vimolratana · October 23, 2010
    Save
  • Tyler W.

    Customs is a breeze!

    Tyler Waaler · September 3, 2010
    Save
  • Paul W.

    Free Optus Internet kiosks and easily accessible power sockets for recharging devices can be found near gates 8 & 9. No free wi-Fi though :-(

    Paul Wallbank · August 30, 2010
    Save
  • Harvey S.

    first class lounge at sydney airport is pretty cool, gonna miss it when I loose my platinum status

    Harvey Sanchez · March 14, 2010
    Save
  • Roger K.

    If your baggage is overweight, youcan always use AustPost to ship stuff overseas! It is near Aisle K right in the far corner. Would be cheaper than paying for it via the airline

    Roger Kuah · July 30, 2013
    Save
  • George J.

    According to Clem the worst airport in the world. I disagree. Not the very best, but okish.

    George J Lloyd 😎 · October 12, 2012
    Save
  • Jack B.

    Free wifi all over with the "FREE WIFI BY EXPEDIA SYD" network. Just choose a destination and flight number.

    Jack Bremer · February 10, 2012
    Save
  • Rpl O.

    If you wanna go to the city and feeling a bit cheap for today, get a bus, punch in one mybus2, and switch to another bus on unsw.

    Rpl Oye · May 7, 2011
    Save
  • Edward M.

    having another coffee ....

    Edward Murciano · October 17, 2010
    Save
  • 高手놀리밑™

    Lonely Planet store is great for that tax free language phrasebook purchase when traveling to a non English speaking country

    高手놀리밑™ · October 3, 2010
    Save
  • Son V.

    Welcome to tiger airways we like to hit you with extra fees and cancel flights.

    Son Vu · August 20, 2010
    Save
  • Elina B.

    Don't bring back something to declare when the flight is full!!!

    Elina Bishop · July 19, 2010
    Save
  • Hugh M.

    prem beers for $6 at bar ristretto. try the menabrea (Italy)

    Hugh Munro · November 20, 2009
    Save
  • Slava K.

    Transfer from domestic to international terminal either by train ( 5 dollars) or by bus, which is 5.50..Definitely extra 50 cents worth Probably, they will start charging for lifts and elevators soon)

    Slava Kornilo💎 · January 11, 2013
    Save
  • RoomCritic

    The quickest way to Hong Kong

    RoomCritic · May 9, 2012
    Save
  • Alison T.

    Looking for a powerpoint for your laptop or phone charger? Look Under the Maccas long single bench tables...

    Alison Tan · March 3, 2012
    Save
  • Brandon C.

    Free wifi :-)

    Brandon C. · November 3, 2011
    Save
  • Mark N.

    Dear Traveller, Don't forget your passport! Sincerely, Captain Obvious

    Mark Nowicki · August 16, 2011
    Save
  • Stephenie R.

    The eggs at Danks Street are legendary.

    Stephenie Rodriguez · July 27, 2011
    Save
  • james l.

    If stuck for something to eat try ramen

    james levy · July 22, 2011
    Save
  • Nicolie J.

    Check out the special offers available with every check-in around the Airport!

    Nicolie Jarvis · November 21, 2010
    Save
  • Kane V.

    Have a boost juice with extra vita so you don't catch germs from the skanks on the plane :)

    Kane Vato · September 19, 2010
    Save
  • Toby B.

    It's fly time... Evidently. Or time to queue indefinitely. Or buy overpriced crap. Woohoo.

    Toby Broadfoot · August 25, 2010
    Save
  • Anna L.

    Have ramen at Wagamama!

    Anna Le · December 27, 2009
    Save
  • Pierre G.

    Microwave in the babys toilets near the airport train gate at the arrival lugages floor

    Pierre Gay · April 29, 2013
    Save
  • Tony

    It's BYO pens for form filling at customs in departures.

    Tony · April 19, 2013
    Save

Appears on 111 lists

See all »

Most popular searches for T1 International Terminal (SYD)

airport, international, terminal

Is this your business? Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date. Plus use our free tools to find new customers.