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Travel and Accommodation

General information for delegates, including planned onsite registrants.

Getting to Macquarie University

By Taxi or Shuttle

Taxis are available at the Sydney Airport, outside of both international and domestic terminals. Fares to Macquarie University run between $70-$100, depending on traffic. Shuttle buses may also be available, through Hills Airport Shuttle.

By Train

There are train stations at Sydney Airport, in both the international and domestic terminals. The most straightforward route is to take the Airport and East Hills line to Central station, then board the Northern line to the Macquarie University station. One-way adult fare is $16.40.

The Macquarie University station is located on the corner of University Ave. and Herring Rd. For more information about the Sydney train system, including maps and service frequency, please visit the CityRail website. Information about the train service as it relates to Macquarie University can also be found here.

By Bus

The following routes service Macquarie University: M41, M54, 140, 197, 288, 290, 292, 294, 295, 459, 506, 507, 518, 544, 545, 550, 565, 575, 611, 619, 621, 630, 651, 750. A bus network map, and other information as it relates to the university, can be found here.

Getting Around Macquarie University


This is a map of campus with locations relevant to SST-2012 delegates highlighted. Additional maps and information about getting around Macquarie University can be found here.


Here is a list of suggested dining options in and around Macquarie Shopping Centre.


Below is a list of suggested accommodations near the conference venue. There are also many other hotels and long-stay apartments on the train lines, for conference attendees interested in experiencing more of the city.

On Campus

Near Campus