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The MQAAAstro Centre is located on level 2 of E6B (please enter through E6A)

Macquarie University Campus Map

Transport to Macquarie University

For information about public transport options and connections in Sydney, please visit the Transport Infoline (or call 131500). Some specific details and additional options are included below for your convenience.


There is parking available on campus for a fee. Click here for details.


Sydney Airport is located approximately 8 km outside the CBD, and about 20 km from Macquarie University. It is easily accessible by car, train, and taxi, and less so by bus.

Taxi is probably the most convenient way to travel to and from the airport, particularly if there is more than one person or if you have luggage. Taxi ranks are located outside the both the international and domestic terminal buildings. Click here to calculate your approximate fare.

Shuttle buses to MQ cost about $55 per person (less for bookings of two or more people) and can be booked by contacting Hills Airport Shuttle.


Macquarie University has its own train station on the CityRail network which is Sydney’s metro and subway line. Travel from the airport to MQ takes between one and two transfers and approximately 1 hr. Tickets cost $17.80 one way, for more information please see the Airport Link Directions (please also note, that the student rate does not apply to international students, even those living in Australia)

Trackwork is common and time consuming on weekends in Sydney, so be sure to check for it and allow extra travel time if necessary.


There are regular buses from campus to the CBD. Bus numbers 288, 290, and 294 all head towards the city, and these depart regularly. The buses travel over the Harbour Bridge and drop passengers on York St at either Wynyard or Town Hall stations.

The bus travel time to the city is about 40 minutes, but can be up to an hour in peak times.

Other Sydney Buses destinations from the area include Parramatta, Auburn, Chatswood and North Sydney.

Accommodation Options

On Campus



Dunmore Lang- Student Accommodation

Robert Menzies College- Student Accommodation

Close to Campus (walking distance)

Meriton Serviced Apartments- North Ryde

Medina Serviced Apartments- North Ryde

Chatswood (10 mins by train)

Mantra Chatswood

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