Macquarie University

Macquarie University is a public research university base in Sydney, Australia, in the in the suburb of Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.

There are several options to get to Macquarie University campus from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

Public transit


We are fortunate to have our own Macquarie University metro station right at our doorstep, on the corner of Herring Road and University Avenue.

From Sydney International Airport station to Macquarie University metro station:

  1. You can take two ways from Airport station to campus.


  1. Macquarie is well serviced by buses, connecting our campus to the rest of Sydney. Stops are located within the grounds along University Avenue, with more services stopping along the borders of the campus, especially at the Macquarie Centre bus interchange.


  1. Plan trips in real time using the Transport for NSW online trip planner, or download any of these trip-planning apps.


Taxi charged a metered rate of AUD$120 to AUD$150 to get to campus from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. Some taxi companies in Sydney include Sliver Taxi Service or 13cabs.

Campus Shuttle Bus Map

Campus shuttle bus

The University offers a complimentary afternoon-evening shuttle bus service around campus during semester. The shuttle:

  • operates every half hour between 4.00pm and 12.30am

  • services student accommodation

  • allows you to hop on or off wherever you choose

Visitors to Macquarie University are welcome to park in one of the general campus carparks that charge a visitor rate using either a ticket machine (charged by the hour) or PAYG online/via an app (charged by the minute).

For prices please visit Visitor parking | Macquarie University (

Parking Map

For more information please visit Macquarie University Webpage. To visit Macquarie Website click on the red button below.