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Hugh Jackman shows

Qudos Bank Arena

Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park

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Evening shows start on Fri, Sat, Mon, Wed
20:00
Evening shows finish on Fri, Sat, Mon, Wed
22:30
Daytime shows start Saturday & Sunday
14:00
Daytime shows finish Saturday & Sunday
16:30

Important event information

Sydney Olympic Park will be busy on Saturday with multiple events at neighbouring GIANTS Stadium and Sydney Showground. Attendees are encouraged to catch public transport or if you are planning on driving, allow additional time and pre-book parking.

Hugh Jackman shows will take place on Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4, Monday 5 and Wednesday 7 of August at Qudos Bank Arena. 

Opal

You can use an Opal card for all modes of public transport in Sydney and surrounding regions, including trains, buses, ferries and light rail. There is also a Travel Cap of $2.80 on Sundays.

Remember to top up your Opal card before you travel to avoid waiting in line at top-up machines. You can top up your card online or at an Opal retailer.

More ways to pay

If you have a contactless-enabled debit or credit card or a linked device, you can use it to pay for your travel by tapping on and tapping off at Opal card readers. Available on metro, train, light rail and ferry services, and coming soon to bus services, contactless payments are another way to pay on the Opal network. Adult Opal fare pricing applies and you will receive Opal benefits, including daily and weekly fare caps.

Sydney Metro services are high-frequency, driverless trains running between Tallawong Station and Chatswood Station.

Metro services start running from the early morning. Change at Epping to connect with train services towards Olympic Park.

NoteOn Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August buses replace Metro services between Tallawong and Chatswood. Sydney Trains trackwork is also taking place on the T1 North Shore Line between Hornsby and Wynyard. If you are travelling to or from Olympic Park change at Epping to connect with trains on the T9 Northern Line.

On Sunday to Wednesday nights until late 2019, the late night North West Night Bus service will run frequent all-stops and limited stops services from Tallawong at 9.25pm and from Chatswood at 10.10pm while Sydney Metro grows to full operations. The first North West Night Bus service departs Tallawong at 9.25pm and Chatswood at 10.10pm. Services will run both all-stops route and limited stops routes.

You can use your Opal card or accepted contactless payment method on Sydney Metro services. You will need to use your Opal card on North West Night Bus services.

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

The closest station to Qudos Bank Arena is Olympic Park.

Saturday: Express trains will run between Central and Olympic Park every 20 minutes from 12pm until 6pm, stopping at Redfern and Strathfield. As well, shuttle services between Lidcombe and Olympic Park will run every 10 minutes until midnight

Sunday: Trains will operate to a regular timetable. Services run to and from Lidcombe every 10 to 15 minutes. From there connect with shuttle services between Lidcombe and Olympic Park running every 10 minutes until 10:20pm then every 20 minutes until midnight.

On Friday, Monday and Wednesday nights catch a train to Lidcombe then change for a direct service to Olympic Park from Platform Zero running every 10 minutes until midnight to get you to the show.

Trackwork

Trackwork is taking place between Saturday 3 August and Wednesday 7 August and may affect how you travel to and from the event.

From 02:00 Saturday 3 August to 02:00 Monday 5 August (Weekend):

  • Metro North West Line: Buses replace Metro services between Tallawong and Chatswood.
  • City Circle Line: Trains run in one direction only, from Central first stop Town Hall. Buses replace trains from Circular Quay to Wynyard and Town Hall, in that direction only.
  • T1 North Shore Line: Buses replace trains between Hornsby and Wynyard. Trains from Wynyard run around the City Circle in one direction only, first stop Circular Quay.
  • T1 Western Line: Penrith trains run between Penrith and Central only. Richmond trains run between Richmond and Olympic Park only. On Sunday from 06:30 until 10:30, Richmond trains run between Richmond and Granville only. 
  • T2 Inner West Line: Trains run to a changed timetable around the City Circle.
  • T3 Bankstown Line: Trains run between Liverpool or Lidcombe and Sydenham only, some to a changed timetable. 
  • T8 Airport & South Line: Trains run to a changed timetable and stopping pattern. Revesby trains run between Revesby and Central via the Airport. Macarthur trains towards the City run via Sydenham. Trains from the City Circle to Macarthur run via the Airport.
  • T9 Northern Line: Trains run to a changed timetable between Berowra or Hornsby and Central. 

Monday 5 August to Thursday 8 August (Evening)

  • City Circle: From 21:50 until 02:00, trains run in one direction, from Central first stop Museum.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: From 22:50 until 02:00, buses replace trains between Sutherland and Hurstville. 
  • T5 Cumberland Line: On Wednesday night, from 23:50 until 01:30, some trains run to a changed timetable between Richmond and Granville, and between Granville and Leppington only. 
  • T6 Carlingford Line: On Monday only from 23:30 until 01:30 buses replace trains between Carlingford and Clyde.

Tuesday 6 to Wednesday 7 August (Major weekday)

  • Olympic Park Line: Buses replace trains between Olympic Park and Lidcombe until 17:15 Wednesday.
  • Hunter Line: Buses replace trains between Scone and Maitland, and some trains between Telerah and Maitland. Each night from 19:30 until 04:30, buses also replace trains between Telarah and Newcastle interchange.

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 extra travel time and plan ahead. For train service disruption information, check travel alerts and trackwork or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

The following Sydney Buses services run to 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 533 runs from Sydney Olympic Park to Chatswood via Rhodes & North Ryde.

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

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.

Qudos Bank Arena is around a 40 minute walk (3.6km) from Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus to the venue.

Note: Parramatta Wharf is closed for upgrades from Tuesday 30 April for about six months, weather and conditions permitting. See Parramatta Wharf Upgrades for more details.

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 for train services towards Olympic Park.

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.

Heavy traffic is expected on roads approaching Sydney Olympic Park including the M4, Parramatta Road, Homebush Bay Drive and Concord Road as crowds travel to multiple events on Saturday.

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

The widened M4 between Parramatta and Homebush and the new M4 Tunnels between Homebush and Haberfield allows motorists to bypass more than 50 sets of traffic lights on Parramatta Road. A distance-based toll applies. For details on the M4 upgrades, visit westconnex.com.au.

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

The nearest Taxi Rank is Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel.

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

Sydney Olympic Park will be busy on Saturday with multiple events at neighbouring GIANTS Stadium and Sydney Showground. Attendees are encouraged to catch public transport or if you are planning on driving, allow additional time and pre-book parking.

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

The widened M4 between Parramatta and Homebush and the new M4 Tunnels between Homebush and Haberfield allows motorists to bypass more than 50 sets of traffic lights on Parramatta Road. A distance-based toll applies. For details on the M4 upgrades, visit westconnex.com.au.

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).