The full guide for finding luggage storage all over Sydney in 2020.

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populated city in Australia and Oceania. Sydney has a lot to offer –  from the glittering harbor, followed by landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, to the many sun-bathed beaches covered all over the amazing coastline. Visiting Sydney can be amazing unless your bags are dragging you down. No worries, LuggageHero is here to help you with your luggage storage in Sydney. We’ve put together a comprehensive ad up-to-date guide on options for storing your luggage when visiting Sydney. 

Luggage storage services allow you to find a nearby location to drop off your bags and start exploring hands-free. Without the weight of your bags, you can skip long security lines at tourist attractions, walk into different meetings without dragging your luggage during outdoor visits.


Bag storage options in Sydney

We’ve listed them below:

1. Sydney Town Hall

The Sydney Town Hall is a late 19th-century heritage-listed town hall building in the city of Sydney. The Town Hall hosts the chambers of the Lord Mayor of Sydney, council offices, and venues for different meetings and various functions.

The Town Hall itself does not offer luggage storage options.  However, there are many hotels nearby where you can try your luck storing luggage.

2. Sydney Airport Luggage Storage

Baggage storage facilities are available at all terminals at Sydney Airport.

T1 International Terminal
A left luggage facility can be found at the north end of the ground floor (street level) Arrivals area, near the access hallway for the train station.

T2 Domestic Terminal
A left luggage facility can be found at the north end of the ground floor (street level) Arrivals area.

T3 Domestic Terminal – Qantas
A left luggage facility can be found on the Arrivals level, near baggage carousel 5. It is available between 06.00 and 23.00 (6 am and 11 pm).

Left Luggage Costs 
The charge is $10 per bag/suitcase for a maximum of up to six hours, $15 for up to 24 hours of luggage storage.

3. St. James Station 

Staff is available at this station in these hours:
Monday-Friday Weekends/public holidays
24 hours (station closed 12.30am-4am) 24 hours (station closed 1am-4am)

The station does NOT have luggage storage facilities.

The station offers:

  • Opal card top-up or single trip ticket machine
  • Payphone
  • Emergency help point
  • Wheelchair accessible payphone
  • Kiss and ride stopping area

4. Sydney Central Station 

There are no official Sydney Central Railway Station lockers. The World Square Shopping Centre in the CBD offers the closest luggage lockers to Sydney’s Central Railway Station.

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday: 6 AM-10 PM

There is no overnight luggage storage at the Central Station in Sydney.

The baggage lockers at the World Square Shopping Center have 24-hour access.

Passengers with tickets pay A$4.40 per item for short-term luggage storage at Central Station in Sydney. Passengers have to show proof that they will travel the same day and size restrictions apply.

5. Museum Station

Staff is on duty at this station during these hours:
Monday-Friday Weekends/public holidays
24 hours (station closed 12.30am-4am) 24 hours (station closed 1am-4am)

There are currently no lockers or luggage storage options at Museum Station.

6. Circular Quay 

“The Quay” is Sydney’s main ferry terminus – located in the very heart of Sydney Cove, the founding place for the settlement of Australia. It is used as a gateway, connecting tourists to Sydney’s major attractions – Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and The Rocks.

Smart Carte, the company that operates luggage storage lockers in most Sydney transportation hubs offers luggage storage at the Rocks.

Address: 55 Harrington Street

Opening hours: from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Small luggage – $12, Bigger bags – $20

7. Wynyard

As part of the Central Business District, Wynyard centers on Wynyard Station is a major hub for suburban trains and buses to Sydney’s northern beaches. A lot of lively bars and casual places to eat cater to an after-work crowd, while Wynyard Park is a popular spot to grab lunch for office workers. In the area, one can find many mid-and upscale hotels which draw business and leisure guests.

Useful Tips on how to get yourself luggage storage in Sydney:

  • TIP: The demand for luggage storage in Sydney can be high and therefore it can be tricky to find places where you can store your belongings for free, but it is doable!

Travel Hack: Try walking into a random hotel and acting as you are a guest. Some hotels offer luggage storage for their guests and sometimes even for people who are not staying at the hotel, you can also just ask! And remember to give a great tip in case they agree to store your bags.

Luggage storage at museums and galleries in Sydney: With countless sights to see, Sydney has a very rich and diverse cultural life. However, it might be more difficult to enjoy it, if you suddenly find yourself unable to enter a place you’ve been dying to visit because of your trolley which is why it can be so important to find the right place to store luggage in Sydney.

Main tourist attractions in Sydney and their locker situation:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens – Available storage currently with Eelway.
  • Sydney Opera House – Larger items – including handbags bigger than A4-size, backpacks, umbrellas, suitcases, and prams – are not permitted inside the venues and must be cloaked. Cloaking is at the discretion of Opera House venue security staff and all items will be visually inspected.
  • Bondi Beach – There are lockers available at the beach for a fee.
  • Taronga Zoo – There are lockers available at the location.

Coming soon: LuggageHero 

Soon, you will be able to store your luggage in Sydney with LuggageHero!

Four simple steps to leave your luggage with LuggageHero in Sydney.

1. Book online or through our app.
2. Start the storage timer in your browser when arriving at the shop or use the link sent to you to access your booking page.
3. Enjoy yourself in Sydney!
4. Pick up your luggage and stop the storage timer on your booking page.

Date of Arrival: To be announced!

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FAQ about luggage storage in Sydney

Here are some of the most often asked questions and answers on storing luggage in Sydney

Where can I leave my suitcase in Sydney?

There are many storage lockers in Sydney. Most train and bus stations provide facilities to store luggage. Also, nowadays there are numerous luggage storage companies that provide storage lockers all over Sydney. It is therefore easy to find luggage storage nearby if you have access to the internet.

Can you store luggage at Sydney Airport?

SmarteCarte offers luggage storage lockers by the Terminal 1 Arrivals Level. Open daily from 06:00 to 21:30.

Does Sydney Central Station have lockers?

The baggage lockers at the World Square Shopping Center have 24-hour access. Passengers with tickets pay A$4.40 per item for short-term luggage storage at Central Station in Sydney.

Is LuggageHero safe to use?

LuggageHero is very safe to use as each time you store your luggage, you have insurance for up to on your belongings.