Travel and Accomodation

Getting here

Sydney Airport is Australia’s international gateway, serviced by all the major passenger airlines. It offers more than 600 scheduled services per week, including direct or one-stop services from major hub cities. The city centre is a convenient 8 km (5 miles) from the airport, accessible by train or taxi. For more essential information on Visas, language, time zones etc Essential Sydney Info provides all the details

Finding a Place to Stay

Sydney boasts a wide variety of hotels, self-contained apartments, motels and hostels. There’s plenty to suit all styles, tastes and budgets. Note: Many international flights arrive in Sydney early in the morning – between the hours of 6.00 am and 8.00 am – and hotel check-in is usually after 2.00 pm or 3.00 pm.

Much of our program will be focused around the State Library of New South Wales in Macquarie Street which is easily accessed by foot or public transport from most areas in the CBD. is a good starting point for finding a place to stay.

Things to do

Sydney is the gateway to Australia – there is so much to do in the City and in surrounding regions. will give you an idea of what’s on offer.

If you’re interested in travelling further afield while you’re in our country and would like to visit some libraries please get in touch and we’ll talk to our colleagues about how they can help you.