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. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Parramatta has to offer.

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
C$ 158
1 night at 3-star hotel
Parramatta in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 158
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 13 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Parramatta from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 15h 15m.

Car

Another option to get to Parramatta is to pick up a car rental from Sydney, which is about 13 miles from Parramatta. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and No Birds, among others, in Sydney.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Parramatta. From Melbourne, the bus ride to Parramatta takes 720 miles and will cost you around C$ 217. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about C$ 143 for a journey of 1020 miles.

Plane

When flying to Parramatta, you’ll arrive at Sydney Airport (SYD), which is located 13 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Parramatta from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 15h 15m.

Car

Another option to get to Parramatta is to pick up a car rental from Sydney, which is about 13 miles from Parramatta. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and No Birds, among others, in Sydney.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Parramatta. From Melbourne, the bus ride to Parramatta takes 720 miles and will cost you around C$ 217. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about C$ 143 for a journey of 1020 miles.

Airports near Parramatta

Airlines serving Parramatta

Lufthansa
Good (4,586 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (921 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,420 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,594 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,551 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (479 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,922 reviews)
Emirates
Good (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,484 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,686 reviews)
Finnair
Good (878 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (828 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (911 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,477 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (390 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (703 reviews)
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Where to stay in Parramatta

Average rates range from around C$ 226 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 184 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Parramatta

Most booked hotels in Parramatta

Meriton Suites Coward Street, Mascot
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 150+
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Airport
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 148+
Meriton Suites George Street, Parramatta
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 154+
Pullman Sydney Airport
5 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 189+
PARKROYAL Parramatta
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 177+
Holiday Inn Parramatta
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 150+

Renting a car in Parramatta

Expect to pay C$ 1.60 per litre in Parramatta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 19.14 and C$ 25.52. 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 rental cars (Class Standard Car or similar) are, on average, 74% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.60 per litre in Parramatta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 19.14 and C$ 25.52. 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 rental cars (Class Standard Car or similar) are, on average, 74% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.