Parramatta travel guide

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You're Going to Love Parramatta

With a population of 19.745, Parramatta is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Parramatta deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Parramatta

If you’re looking for affordable options, Nick & Nora's Sydney (45 Macquarie St) and Sahra By The River (2 / 76 Phillip Street) are great picks.

When to visit Parramatta

Parramatta in January
Estimated hotel price
$166
1 night at 3-star hotel
Parramatta in January
Estimated hotel price
$166
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Parramatta

Plane

When flying to Parramatta, you’ll arrive at Sydney Airport (SYD), which is located 21 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from Australia to Parramatta include IndiGo, American Airlines and Air Canada.

Car

Another option to get to Parramatta is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 20 km from Parramatta. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Simba Car Hire, among others, in Sydney.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Parramatta. From Melbourne, the bus ride to Parramatta takes 1159 km and will cost you around $248. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about $163 for a journey of 1642 km.

Plane

When flying to Parramatta, you’ll arrive at Sydney Airport (SYD), which is located 21 km from the city centre. Airlines that fly from Australia to Parramatta include IndiGo, American Airlines and Air Canada.

Car

Another option to get to Parramatta is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 20 km from Parramatta. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Simba Car Hire, among others, in Sydney.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Parramatta. From Melbourne, the bus ride to Parramatta takes 1159 km and will cost you around $248. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about $163 for a journey of 1642 km.

Airports near Parramatta

Airlines serving Parramatta

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,211 reviews)
Finnair
Good (773 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (773 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (438 reviews)
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Where to stay in Parramatta

Average rates range from around $254 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $200 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Parramatta

Hiring a car in Parramatta

Hiring a car in Parramatta costs $78 per day, on average, or $155 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 31% more expensive than at Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Parramatta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.13 and $26.84. The most frequently booked car type in Parramatta is Mini (Kia Carnival or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Standard Car or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Parramatta costs $78 per day, on average, or $155 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 31% more expensive than at Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Parramatta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.13 and $26.84. The most frequently booked car type in Parramatta is Mini (Kia Carnival or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Standard Car or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Parramatta

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