NRL: Panthers v Rabbitohs
Panthers Stadium, Penrith
- Gates open
- Preliminary game kick off
- NRL kick-off
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The closest station to Panthers Stadium is Penrith Station on the T1 Western Line. The stadium is approximately a 10 minute walk from the station.
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.
To note: the Epping to Chatswood rail line has been temporarily closed for upgrades ahead of Sydney Metro North West services starting in mid 2019. The high-frequency bus service, Station Link, replaces trains between Epping and Chatswood. For more information on Station Link, visit transportnsw.info.
Catch one of the many ferry services to Circular Quay and change for a train service to Central. From Central, trains run regularly to Penrith on the T1 Western Line.
If you’re using the Parramatta F3 River service, disembark at Parramatta Wharf and walk to Parramatta Station to connect with a train service to Penrith.
F3 Parramatta River service are very popular and may reach capacity, especially on weekends. Keep this in mind if you’re planning on catching a ferry. Plan your trip ahead and allow plenty of extra travel time or 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.
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 Western Line trains to Penrith.
Traffic may be heavy on approaches to Panthers Stadium on Friday 26 April as fans make their way to and from the game during the evening peak. Motorists should allow extra travel time if driving to and from the event.
Limited parking is available within walking distance of Panthers Stadium and is expected to fill quickly.
Parking is available at:
- Panthers Penrith Leagues Club
- Penrith Cricket Club
- Penrith Paceways
Accessible trips are shown in the Trip Planner with the wheelchair icon. You can check '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 (check the 'Accessibility' filter).