2017 Schools Spectacular
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park
- Friday matinee session
- Friday performance session
- Finish Friday
- Saturday matinee session
- Saturday performance session
- Finish Saturday
The closest station to Qudos Bank Arena is Olympic Park.
Friday: from Central, express services will run every 20 to 30 minutes between 07:41 until 09:48, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
Saturday: from Central express services will leave at 10:30 and 11:30, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
Alternatively, catch a train to Lidcombe Station and head to Platform Zero for a direct service to Olympic Park running every 10 minutes until 00:30 on Friday and until 01:00 on Saturday.
Trackwork is carried out on an ongoing basis to maintain the safety, reliability and efficiency of the Sydney Trains network. Trackwork may affect how you travel to and from events. For the latest information, check trackwork service updates or use the Trip Planner.
The following Sydney Buses services run to Olympic Park:
- Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.
- Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.
- Route X25 runs regularly to Sydney Olympic Park from Strathfield Station during the afternoon peak period on weekdays
Sydney Ferries are a great way to get around the city but services can be popular and may reach capacity especially on weekends. Keep this in mind if you're planning on catching the F3 Parramatta River service. Qudos Bank Arena is approximately 40 minutes walk (3.6km) from Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus to the precinct.
Due to low tide, some ferry services to and from Parramatta Wharf may be replaced by buses. See the low tide replacement bus calendar for affected services.
Sydney Olympic Park Authority may close some local roads to accommodate increased public transport services and ensure pedestrian safety during events. For road closure details, visit Sydney Olympic Park Authority.
A distance-based toll applies on the new M4 between Parramatta and Homebush. For details visit westconnex.com.au/newM4.
Parking is subject to availability at Sydney Olympic Park. Visit Sydney Olympic Park Prebook to prebook your parking ticket and guarantee yourself a space. Note: Pre-book parking is available until 23:59 the night before the event. For more information visit Parking at Sydney Olympic Park.
A distance-based toll applies on the new M4 between Parramatta and Homebush. For details visit westconnex.com.au/newM4. Please note vehicles exiting P4 car park onto Homebush Bay Drive should ignore the beep. You will not be charged a toll as you did not enter the motorway.
Accessible trips are shown in the Trip Planner with the wheelchair icon. You can select "accessible services only" in the Options to ensure you only see accessible services. Only trip plans with accessible train platforms, ferry wharves and buses will be presented. See accessible travel or download a transport app (select the "Accessibility" filter).