The Cross City Tunnel runs for 2.1 km and gives airport travellers speedy access to the CBD and Darling Harbour. Take the tunnel to bypass 18 sets of traffic lights and avoid inner-city congestion.

The Cross City Tunnel is electronically tolled with no cash tollbooths. To pay for your travel, open an e-TAG account or buy a pass.

Download the Cross City Tunnel map

Entries and exits

Eastbound Entry Exit
Western Distributor, Sydney Yes  No 
Harbour Street, Sydney Yes  No 
Eastern Distributor, Woolloomooloo No  Yes 
New South Head Road, Rushcutters Bay No  Yes 

 

Westbound Entry Exit
New South Head Road, Rushcutters Bay Yes  No 
Eastern Distributor, Woolloomooloo Yes  No 
Sir John Young Crescent No  Yes 
Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomoolo No  Yes 
Harbour Street, Sydney No  Yes 
Western Distributor, Sydney No  Yes 

Tunnel safety

The Cross City Tunnel clearance height is 4.4 m.

Do not enter the tunnel if you are driving an over-height vehicle. Observe roadside signs for the alternative route provided.