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Ultra Australia Festival 2019

Parramatta Park, Parramatta


Ticketing information

Valid pre-purchased Ultra Music Festival 2019 tickets include travel to and from Parramatta Park on Sydney Trains 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 entitlement to travel on trains using your event ticket is valid 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.

Getting there

The closest stations to the festival at The Cattle Paddock in Parramatta Park are Westmead and Parramatta.  The main entry point to the Park is through O'Connell Street (Tudor Gatehouse) or via Macquarie Street.

  • If you're coming from the western suburbs alight the train at Westmead. The park is approximately 1.8km walking distance from the station.
  • If you're coming from the city, alight the train at Parramatta. The park is approximately 1.3km walking distance from the station or you can change for a bus service towards O'Connell St.

Getting home

Trains run regularly from Parramatta until late. An additional service will leave Parramatta at 01:05, stopping at Westmead then all stations to Blacktown.


Trackwork is taking place between 02:00 Saturday 23 February and 02:00 Monday 25 February and may affect how you travel to the event:

  • T1 North Shore Line: Buses replace trains between Hornsby and Wynyard.
  • T1 Northern Line: Trains run to a changed timetable between Berowra or Hornsby and Central via Strathfield.
  • T1 Western Line: From 18:20 until 02:00, Richmond trains run between Richmond and Olympic Park only.
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: From 18:20 until 02:00, trains run between Ashfield and the City only. Buses replace trains between Ashfield to Strathfield.
  • T3 Bankstown Line: From 19:00 until 02:00, buses replace trains between Campsie and Sydenham. Trains run between Liverpool or Lidcombe and Campsie, and between Sydenham and the City.

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. Check travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.

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

A free shuttle bus (Route 900) runs in a continuous loop around Parramatta CBD making stops near Parramatta Park including Macquarie St (Stop 3), O’Connell St (Stop 4) and Leagues Club on O’Connell St (Stop 5). See the Shuttle Bus Map.

Route 900 free shuttle buses will run every 15 minutes from 8am to 4pm.

For more details, visit Parramatta Park – Public Transport.

Plenty of regular route bus services also run making stops near Parramatta Park. Use the Trip Planner to plan your bus trip. For service disruptions check travel alerts.

The closest wharf stop to Parramatta Park is Parramatta Wharf. From the wharf you can catch a regular Sydney Buses service to get you the park, alternatively you can walk there in about 20 minutes. Check travel alerts or use the Trip Planner.

Sydney Ferries services are very popular and may reach capacity especially on weekends. Keep this in mind if you’re planning on catching an F3 Parramatta River service. Use the Trip Planner and consider the alternative public transport options available.

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

For ferry service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Light rail services run between Central Station and Dulwich Hill with stops at popular CBD and Inner West destinations. Change at Central to connect with a T1 Western Line train service to Parramatta.

For maps and service frequencies see Light rail service information. For light rail service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Roads approaching Parramatta Park are expected to be busy including O’Connell St, Park Pde, Hawkesbury Rd and Church St. If you are planning on driving, allow additional travel time and expect delays.

There is no access for general vechicle traffic to the park on Sunday 24 February.

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

For details of taxi networks servicing the Sydney area visit NSW Taxi Council.

No parking will be available at Parrmatta Park for the event, attendees are encouraged to catch the train instead.

Alternatively, there are limited council and commercial car park options available nearby. Visit, Parramatta Park – Parking for more information.

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).