A-League: Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers
Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park
- Gates open
Important event information
Large crowds are expected in the Moore Park precinct on Saturday 27 October for the first Sydney Derby to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
A-League fans are encouraged to take advantage of public transport included in their match ticket and leave the car at the home as traffic will be heavy and parking will fill quickly.
Valid pre-purchased tickets to the A-League: Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers match include travel to and from the SCG on:
- Train services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
- Moore Park special event shuttle buses
- Regular bus services
- Sydney Ferries services
- Light rail services
Remember to keep your event ticket safe for your return journey or you'll need to use your Opal card, 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 the Sydney Cricket Ground is Central. From Central you can change for a shuttle bus service leaving from Eddy Avenue or walk to Moore Park via Foveaux Street or Devonshire Street and the Albert 'Tibby' Cotter Walkway. Use our Moore Park walking route map (pdf 233KB) to help find your way.
Trackwork is taking place from 02:00 Saturday 27 October to 02:00 Monday 29 October and may affect how you travel to and from Moore Park:
- T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: from 08:30 until 12:30 on Saturday 27 October, buses will replace the all-stations trains between Central and Ashfield.
- T3 Bankstown Line: Buses replace trains between Lidcombe and Bankstown
- Central Coast & Newcastle Line: Buses replace trains between Wyong and Hornsby.
To note: As of Sunday 30 September, the Epping to Chatswood rail line has temporarily closed for upgrades for around 7 months before Sydney Metro Northwest services begin in 2019. The new high-frequency bus service, Station Link, will replace trains between Epping and Chatswood. For more information on Station Link, visit transportnsw.info.
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 travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.
Express Moore Park shuttle busesRoute 1) will run from Eddy Avenue at Central Station. Return services will run from the Moore Park Bus Station back to Central after the match.
Shuttle bus times will be available closer to the event date.
Alternatively, a number of regular bus services stop along Anzac Parade near the precinct including routes 339, 372, 374, 376, 391, 393 and 395.
From 00:30, Saturday 27 October until 06:00, Monday 29 October, buses will replace Light rail services between Central and Dulwich Hill in both directions to allow for essential trackwork. For more information, visit transportnsw.info.
Due to access constraints, buses are unable to safely stop or pick up at Capitol Square, Exhibition Centre (running towards Dulwich Hill) and Pyrmont Bay light rail stops. Customers needing to access these stops will need to do so by foot, the nearest stops are within short walking distance.
Motorists should expect delays on roads approaching the Moore Park precinct including the Eastern Distributor, Anzac Pde, Cleveland St, Dacey Ave, Lang Rd and Moore Park Rd as A-League fans make their way to and from the precinct for the game.
Parts of Driver Avenue will be closed to traffic before, during and after the match and will reopen once crowds have left the area.
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.
Limited parking will be available at:
- The Entertainment Quarter, entry via Lang Road and Errol Flynn Boulevard.
- The MP1 car park entry via Driver Avenue from Moore Park Road (Platinum and Gold Members only).
- EP2 – Kippax Park, entry via northern end of Driver Avenue from Moore Park Road.
- EP3 – Showground Car Park, entry via southern end of Driver Avenue, from Lang Road.
Each car park has spaces for Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Mobility Parking permit holders.
Note: MP1, EP2 and EP3 carparks are cashless. For more information visit Sydney Cricket Ground - Parking.
Special event clearways
Special event clearways will be in place on roads in Moore Park and surrounding areas from 15:00 to 23:00 on Saturday 27 October.
Clearways are strict no-parking zones, and apply even to local residents or RMS Mobility Scheme Permit holders. Check signs before parking as vehicles left in special event clearways will be towed and a towing fee applies.
Visit Live Traffic NSW to see the locations of special event clearways.
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).