A-League: Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets
Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park
- Gates open
Important event information
Traffic will be already heavy in Friday evening peak and soccer fans are reminded their match tickets include return travel on train services to Spotless Stadium.
Valid pre-purchased match tickets include travel to and from Spotless Stadium on train services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations).
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 event 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 Spotless Stadium is Olympic Park. Catch a train to Lidcombe for a direct service to Olympic Park from Platform Zero running every 10 minutes until midnight.
Additional limited-stop services will also be running to help you get to the game:
- From Blacktown at 17:48, stopping at Seven Hills, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville and Olympic Park.
- From St Marys at 18:25, stopping all stations to Blacktown, Seven Hills, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville and Olympic Park.
Trackwork is taking place may affect how you travel to and from the event:
- T3 Bankstown Line: On Friday, from 23:00 until 02:00 Monday buses replace trains between Sydenham and Central.
- T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: On Friday, from 22:50 until 08:00 Saturday buses replace trains between Hurstville and Central.
- T6 Carlingford Line: On Friday, from 20:25 until 01:30 Saturday buses replace trains between Clyde and Carlingford.
- South Coast Line: On Friday, from 23:00 until 02:00 Saturday buses replace trains between Central and Hurstville.
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, replaces 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 so allow plenty of extra travel time and plan ahead. For train service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner
The following Sydney Buses services run to Sydney 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 services are very popular and may reach capacity. Keep this in mind if you’re planning on catching an F3 Parramatta River service. Plan your trip ahead and allow plenty of extra travel time or consider the alternative public transport options available.
Spotless Stadium is approximately 40 minutes walk (3.1km) 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 Parramatta Ferry low tide for the full calendar of ferry replacement services.
Note: From Wednesday 3 October, Rydalmere Wharf will be closed for around 5 months for upgrade works. A temporary bus service, Route 535, will run between Parramatta Wharf and Sydney Olympic Park Wharf via Rydalmere Wharf to connect with F3 Parramatta River ferry services. For more information, visit transportnsw.info.
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 and check out the interactive map
A distance-based toll applies on the new M4 between Parramatta and Homebush. For details visit westconnex.com.au/newM4.
Visit Sydney Olympic Park Prebook to pre-book your parking ticket and guarantee yourself a space. Note: Pre-book parking is available until 23:59 the night before the event. If you haven’t booked, follow the variable message signs within Sydney Olympic Park to best available casual parking. 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).