👥 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.


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.

Car rentals: VroomVroomVroom | Car Next Door | tramondo


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



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.



Northside Produce Market

Kings Cross Organic Market

Palm Beach Market







Convenience stores


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.