Shop on the go

Duty free shopping is available at Sydney International Airport and nearby Alexandria has a wealth of factory outlets, with everything from high-quality kitchenwares to brand-name clothing.

  • Rydges Bar, Mascot
  • Ibis kitchen, Mascot

About Mascot

Only 15 minutes by Airportlink from the city centre you’ll find Mascot and Sydney Airport. This area is a good base for a transit stopover, featuring a variety of good accommodation options, great shopping and easy access to Sydney's top attractions.

There are also some good aerial tours from Sydney Airport. For unbeatable views of Sydney's most famous icons, visit Sydney HeliTours and Sydney HeliCharter.

Sydney HeliTours, Mascot

Shop in Mascot and the surrounding area to unearth some unexpected bargains. Nearby Alexandria is home to outlets for renowned brands including Seafolly, Puma, New Balance, Morrisey, David Lawrence, Victoria’s Basement, Sunbeam, Peter’s of Kensington and World Kitchen.

Within Sydney Airport itself you’ll find Seed, Oxford, Victoria's Secret, Lonely Planet, Burberry, David Lawrence, Country Road and many others.

There is a range of well-priced accommodation options in Mascot, with Rydges, the Stamford Plaza, Ibis and the Adina Apartment Hotel. All are situated near the airport. From Mascot, it's a quick train ride into the city centre to enjoy the best of big-city Sydney shopping at glamorous department stores, arcades and boutiques.

Popular Mascot restaurants include Hong Ha for their delicious banh mi (delicious Vietnamese baguettes), the popular Tartine for mouth-watering jaffles and breakfasts, and the bustling Halycon Coffee.

If you’re looking to hire a car or campervan, Britz, Europcar and Avis are just a few of the options to be found in and around Sydney Airport.

Catch a train from the International Airport Station or the Domestic Airport Station via the AirportLink and you’ll be in the city in less than 15 minutes. Most hotels have a shuttle bus service to both airport terminals.