Directions to Brado's Backpackers
Map & Directions
We can organize airport drop offs. When you arrive at the airport, just find the nearest visitor information desk and ask for the Sydney City Shuttle and tell them you're staying at Brado's Backpackers in Kings Cross to get here (the shuttle is generally the cheapest way to get here however for a group of 3 or more a taxi can be cheaper).
From the big Coke sign:
Facing the big Coca-Cola sign at William St turn to your left and head into the heart of Kings Cross, depending on which side of the street you are on continue until you reach the pedestrian (Zebra) crossing, if you are standing outside the kebab shop turn right down Rosalyn St and about 20m you are at our front door, otherwise if you are standing near 'the Sugar Mill' bar cross the crossing and continue straight ahead 20m to our front door. Head up the stairs to reception where we'll get you checked in and in your room so you can head out and explore Sydney.
From the Fountain:
Oz Experience and some other tour companies offer a Kings Cross drop-off at the fountain. Ask your driver or reservations when you book.
From the Fountain you need to walk down Darlinghurst Road approximately 100m with the fountain to your back, when you reach the Empire Hotel you are almost there, the Empire is located opposite our entrance on Rosalyn Street. If you reach the bar 'Sugar Mill you've almost gone to far, cross at the pedestrian crossing and go straight ahead 20m to our entrance.
Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: - 4am to 12am (last train departs just before midnight from Central Station)
Kings Cross Station is located on the 'Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line', there are a number of stations where you can join this line. When you arrive at Kings Cross there are two (2) exits, stairs to Victoria St and escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, take the escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, out of the station turn left and continue down the street until you reach the pedestrian crossing, cross at the crossing and continue straight ahead approx 20m to the hostel entrance.
From the Airport
Airport Shuttle: ($12-15) - 5am to 7pm
At the airport Arrivals hall locate the 'meeting point' at the international terminal or carousel 5 at either domestic terminals and ask for 'Sydney City Shuttle', you can call us and we can make a booking when you arrive. From the Airport the shuttle will deliver you to the door, just tell them Brado's Backpackers in Kings Cross, corner of Darlinghurst Rd and Roslyn St. (previously Bedlam Backpackers)
For 1-2 people this is generally the cheapest way to get from the Airport to the hostel.
By Train: ($16) - Central to Kings Cross 6am - 12am
At the airport Arrivals hall follow the signs for the train, purchase a ticket for the City, catch the train to central train station then change trains to the 'Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line' in the direction of Bondi Junction, catch the train to Kings Cross Station. There are two (2) exits, stairs to Victoria St and escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, take the escalators to Darlinghurst Rd, out of the station turn left and continue down the street until you reach the pedestrian crossing, cross at the crossing and continue straight ahead approx 20m to the hostel entrance.
By Taxi: ($30+ depending on time of day and traffic) 24hrs
From the Arrivals hall head outside and find the taxi stand, there are a number of Taxi companies in Sydney, all are priced fairly similar and will take you to the door of the hostel, just tell them our address, located at the corner of Rosalyn St and Darlinghurst Rd, Kings Cross.
Transport prices are correct at time of publishing but may vary beyond our control.