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.

Where to Eat in Parramatta

If you’re looking for affordable options, Sahra By The River (2 / 76 Phillip Street) and The Oven, Club Parramatta (2 Macquarie Street) are great picks.

When to visit Parramatta

Parramatta in May
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel
Parramatta in May
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Parramatta


When flying to Parramatta, you’ll arrive at Sydney Airport (SYD), which is located 21 km from the city centre The shortest flight to Parramatta from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 15h 10m.


Another option to get to Parramatta is to pick up a car rental from Sydney, which is about 20 km from Parramatta. You’ll find branches of Sixt and CarHood, among others, in Sydney.


Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Parramatta. From Melbourne, the bus ride to Parramatta takes 1159 km and will cost you around C$ 243. From Brisbane, the ticket costs about C$ 73 for a journey of 1642 km.

Airports near Parramatta

Airlines serving Parramatta

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (494 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (305 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,193 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (2,025 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,056 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (400 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
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Where to stay in Parramatta

Average rates range from around C$ 288 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 163 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Parramatta

Most booked hotels in Parramatta

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Airport
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 154+
Pullman Sydney Airport
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 168+
PARKROYAL Parramatta
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 174+
Holiday Inn Parramatta
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 168+
Rydges Parramatta
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 159+
Quest Mascot Serviced Apartments
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 136+
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Renting a car in Parramatta

Expect to pay C$ 1.57 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$ 18.79 and C$ 25.05. 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 Economy rental cars (Class Economy Car or similar) are, on average, 49% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.