5 Studio Apartments for Rent in Sydney Under $400

June 30, 2022

With new studio apartments for rent in Sydney hitting the market every week, we’ve taken to plucking out the very best ones available for under $400 a week.

From the Sydney CBD, to the hip neighbourhoods of Darlinghurst and Bondi Junction, these studio apartments score a win in location. Some of them even boast balconies where you can step out for air in the luxury of your own private pad.

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Stanmore NSW

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
Studio for rent in Stanmore
  • Price guide: $350/week
  • Average suburb rent for units: $460/week

Sitting in the inner west region of Sydney is Stanmore, about 6 kilometres from the CBD. Stanmore as a suburb is loved for its good schools and therefore, family-friendly community. The suburb centre has a village feel, like a quiet town.

But if you’re in the mood for a little more action, you’re within walking distance to Newtown and Leichhardt which have tons of cafes and restaurants.

With generous proportions for a studio, this apartment for rent is drenched with light from its north-facing aspect. A little balcony at the right level puts you at the perfect vantage spot to admire the gorgeous trees. You’re located in a peaceful apartment complex a short walk away from the Stanmore train station and local bus stops too.

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Elizabeth Bay NSW

Elizabeth Bay is one of the more sought after suburbs of Sydney. With trees speckled throughout the area, and convenient transport options to shuttle you around the city. It’s no wonder the median house price is $1.1 million.

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
Elizabeth Bay studio for rent
  • Price guide: $390/week
  • Average suburb rent for units: $500/week

What’s immediately remarkable with this studio apartment for rent is the light and the high ceilings. It sure doesn’t feel like a studio! The Art Deco style building gives it a grand feel, aligning perfectly with the polished floorboards and large living area. This one won’t last!

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
Elizabeth Bay studio
  • Price guide: $380/week

On the same street is where you’ll find this second studio, also nested in a cool, Art Deco building. You’ll find everything you need in this one, with a cosy little kitchen, and modern bathroom. The cherry on the cake? A communal rooftop where you can entertain and meet your neighbours!

See more properties for rent in Elizabeth Bay.

Paddington NSW

Paddington is one of the more affluent suburbs in the city. Flanked by Darlinghurst and Centennial Park, you’re close to some of the nicer green spaces and only 3 kilometres from Sydney.

“Paddo”, as they call it for short, has gorgeous, historic buildings from the 1800s sitting alongside sleek, contemporary residences. This all makes for a visually pleasing place to live.

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
Paddington studio for rent
  • Price guide: $220/week
  • Average suburb rent for units: $450/week

This treasure of a studio sits on the ground floor which opens up to a gorgeous courtyard abundant in flowers and foliage. This listing is special because you’re in fact renting a room in a private residence which is why you’re getting a great price for studio apartments for rent in Sydney.

The room is large and open plan, and while you share a bathroom, you also have access to laundry facilities and are moments away from one of the finest parks in Sydney.

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
Paddington studio rental
  • Price guide: $300/week

Reminiscent of a cosy London apartment, this studio for rent brings in plenty of light from its large windows. At your doorstep are the Oxford Street cafes and pubs, shopping, Centennial Park and tons of entertainment options.

See more rental properties in Paddington.

North Sydney

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
North Sydney rental apartment
  • Price guide: $380/week
  • Average suburb rent for units: $580/week

Like a few others on this list, North Sydney is a popular and relatively more expensive suburb. Everyone, from students to retirees, and professionals to families, want to settle down here. The North Sydney train station, for one, is one of the most efficient in the city, with trains coming every few minutes.

The area also has all the conveniences you’ll need, from local stores, to cool cafes and vibrant restaurants.

This newly renovated studio instantly draws you in with the bright parquet flooring. Then you look through the window and admire. tree-top view of the district outside. Just a short stroll away from the North Sydney station and city ferry, getting around is easy too.

Search for more rental homes in North Sydney here.

Glebe NSW

Studio Apartments for rent in Sydney
Glebe rental unit
  • Price guide: $330
  • Average suburb rent for units: $480/week

While Glebe attracts a wide range of Sydneyites, it’s a quieter suburb. Young professionals love it for its convenience, with the Sydney CBD just 15 minutes by bike and 30 on foot, and families adore it for the good schools and safety.

This sunny studio you’ll find in the popular Hereford in Court. Fully carpeted, the light floods in from the full height windows leading you onto the open balcony. One of its main draws is the rooftop area with a shared pool.

Search for more rental homes in Glebe here.

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