Sydney, Australia Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$75.7
1 USD = 1.4900 AUD
136 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2022

Sydney Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar20.13 - 50.34
starstarstarstarstar43.62 - 52.35
starstarstarstarstar48.99 - 134.23
starstarstarstarstar67.79 - 169.80
starstarstarstarstar111.41 - 267.79

Sydney Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed14.09 - 21.48

Sydney Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Sydney TowerThis great observation deck also includes a ride in the virtual OzTrek theater. Discounts are available, including online.
adults
3-15
19.46
13.42
Sydney Opera House tourYou can see and photograph the outside of these buildings for free. The Essential Tour takes you inside for an hour. Discounts for buying online are available.
adults
children
28.19
14.77
Museum of SydneyLearn about how Sydney came to be on the site of one of the first settlements.
adults
10.07

Sydney Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastMany restaurants will include breakfast, but if yours doesn't then fast food might be the only cheap option.4.70 - 8.05
Budget lunchSandwiches and Asian restaurants are good budget lunch options in Sydney.6.04 - 10.07
Budget dinnerIt's hard to find cheap meals at sit-down restaurants, but those on a budget can often find good deals at pubs, often along with a beer.8.05 - 13.42
Beer (pint)Cheapskates should look in King's Cross near the hostels for cheaper pints. Irish pubs in other areas sometimes have deals on one particular lager.4.36 - 6.04

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center26.85 - 33.56
Airport Link train to city center12.42
Shuttle bus from airport to city8.05 - 12.08
Local bus from airport to city center2.35
3km taxi ride in Sydney7.38 - 10.07
Metro or bus ride in Sydney1.61 - 3.15
Light rail ride in Sydney2.15 - 4.03
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