Sydney

👥 Population: 5.2 million

🕑 Time Zone: Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST): UTC +10

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

Sydney is the capital and largest city of the state New South Wales. It's a huge, metropolitan city that happens to be on the beach. It is Australia's commercial centre, and many new arrivals begin their lives here.

Weather

It's humid subtropical, so warm - hot throughout the year with winter being wetter and more humid than summer. Average summer temperatures are 27°C and winter is 13°C.

Getting around

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane, Taxi, Taxify, and local taxis

From airport

Sydney Airport

Bus/Train: With Transport for NSW it takes 10 minutes from the airport to the city. Prices vary and you need an Opal Card to use public transport.

Train: With Airport Link it takes 10 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at A$16.67.

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Within

Transport for NSW

Methods: Bus, train, rail

Where to live

Kings Cross: Good for budget travellers & Backpackers. Lots of action if you’re looking for bars and night clubs.

Bondi Beach: Good for first timers. Plenty of fun things to do.

Darling Harbour: Good for people travelling as a family. Near to a beach.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between A$1,500 and A$3,500 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between A$2,100 and A$4,200 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Northside Produce Market

Kings Cross Organic Market

Palm Beach Market

Supermarkets

Foodworks

IGA

Woolworths

Coles

Aldi

Convenience stores

7-Eleven

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

Level One

Prices are from A$40 per day plus tax.