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Epsom Day Races

Epsom Day race hero 2018

Royal Randwick Racecourse, Randwick

Gates open
11:00
First race
12:25
Last race
17:25

Special ticketing information

Valid pre-purchased race tickets include travel to and from Royal Randwick Racecourse on:

  • Train services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Regular bus services
  • Special event shuttle buses
  • Sydney Ferries services
  • Light rail services

Remember to keep your ticket safe for your return journey, as you must have a valid ticket when travelling on public transport. Your ticket is valid on public transport until 04:00 the following day.

Note: an additional station access fee applies for travel to or from Domestic and International Airport stations. Your event ticket does not include the access fee, so if you're travelling from these stations you'll need to pay the train station access fee.

The closest station to Royal Randwick Racecourse is Central. Shuttle buses will run direct to the Racecourse from Eddy Avenue at Central Station. 

For train service updates check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Trackwork

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.

Express special event buses (Route32) will run to Royal Randwick Racecourse from Eddy Avenue at Central Station from 10:30 until 13:30.

Return services will run from the ATC Randwick Bus Plaza back to Central from 15:30 until 18:30. 

Alternatively, many regular Sydney Buses services travel between the City and Eastern Suburbs stopping along Anzac Parade and Alison Road to get you to Randwick Racecourse including routes 339, 373, 374, 376 and 377.

For bus service disruption information check travel alerts or use the Trip Planner.

Catch one of the many ferry services to Circular Quay and change for a train service to Central. From Central, shuttle buses will run direct to the Racecourse from Eddy Avenue. For service disruption information check travel alerts or use the Trip Planner.

Light rail services run between Central Station and Dulwich Hill with stops at popular CBD and Inner West destinations. From Central, change for a shuttle bus running direct to the racecourse from Eddy Avenue. For maps and service frequencies see light rail service information. Check Travel alerts or use the Trip Planner.

Traffic will be heavy on approach to the racecourse as there is a music festival being held at nearby Centennial Park at the same time. Race goers should expect delays and allow extra travel time on Anzac Pde, Cleveland St, Oxford St, York Rd, Alison Rd and Moore Park Rd.

Traffic changes for CBD and South East Light Rail construction may affect how you travel. Plan ahead and allow extra time when travelling in the South East.

For the latest traffic information visit Live Traffic NSW or download a real-time traffic app.

Taxis may enter and exit the Royal Randwick Racecourse via Oaks Drive (entry off Ascot Street from the Doncaster Avenue roundabout). Taxis are not allowed to stop on Alison Road. For details of taxi networks servicing the Sydney area visit NSW Taxi Council.

Parking

Limited car parking may be available at the infield car park and entry is off High Street. Members Private Reserved Parking is off the Abbottsford entry. Members Reserved Parking in the Infield is on the Eastern side of the road. Patrons must display their “members car park permit” at all times.

Special event clearways

Special event clearways will be in place on roads around the racecourse on:

  • Ascot St (both sides) between Doncaster Ave and the ATC roundabout from 08:00 until 19:00
  • High St (southern side) between Anzac Pde and Gate Two Ave from 15:00 until 19:00

Clearways are strict no parking zones even for local residents and RMS Mobility Scheme Permit holders. Check signs carefully as vehicles left in clearways will be towed and a fee applies.

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).