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A League: Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United

McDonald Jones Stadium, Broadmeadow

Gates open
16:15
Start
17:15
Finish
19:15

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 American Express, Mastercard or Visa 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 all public transport in the Opal network, 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 every 10 minutes until late.

Due to planned Sydney Trains trackwork on the T1 North Shore Line, T9 Northern Line and Central Coast & Newcastle Line, customers should change at Chatswood instead of Epping to connect with rail replacement services to Newcastle.

Last services from Chatswood to Tallawong leave at 12.45am on Thursday nights and at 1.45am on Friday and Saturday nights.

You can use your Opal card or accepted contactless payment method on Sydney Metro services.

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

The closest station to McDonald Jones Stadium is Broadmeadow on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line however trackwork is taking place and buses are replacing trains between Newcastle Interchange and Central.

Rail replacement buses will run regularly to Broadmeadow Station. The stadium is approximately a 15-20 minute (1.5km) walk from the station. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner.

Trackwork

Trackwork is taking place from 02:00 Saturday 26 until 02:00 Monday 28 October and may affect how you travel to and from the event:

  • T1 North Shore Line: Buses replace trains between Berowra and Gordon.
  • T9 Northern Line: Buses replace trains between Hornsby and Strathfield. Trains run to a changed timetable from Olympic Park to the City, then continue to the T1 North Shore Line Stations.
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line: Buses replace trains between Newcastle Interchange and Central.
  • Hunter Line Buses replace trains between Scone, Dungog and Newcastle Interchange.
  • Blue Mountains Line: Trains start and end at Strathfield. 

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 and trackwork or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

The closest bus stops to the stadium are on Turton Rd and Lambton Rd.

A number of buses run towards the stadium including Routes 27,13, 23, 25 and 26. Check Newcastle Transport for more bus network information. 

Search your bus route in Routes and Timetables or use the Trip Planner to plan your trip.

Ferries run between Stockton and Queens Wharf approximately every 20 minutes. At Queens Wharf change for a light rail service to Newcastle Interchange to connect with trains to Broadmeadow. Alternatively, from King St near Perkins St you can catch a route 13 bus to Lambton Rd which is a short walk from the stadium.

Visit Newcastle Transport for ferry and bus information. For ferry service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Newcastle Light Rail is a turn-up-and-go service from 5am to 1am, seven days a week that runs between Newcastle Interchange in Wickham and Pacific Park in Newcastle East, just 200 metres from Newcastle Beach. With six convenient stops it’s easy to get around Newcastle’s city centre and connect with train, bus and ferry services. For more information on the Newcastle Light Rail visit transportnsw.info.

Catch a light rail service to Newcastle Interchange and change for a train to Broadmeadow where the stadium is within walking distance.

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.

Drop off zone: motorists may drop off patrons in the stadium car park in the allocated 10 minute loading zone accessible via either driveway off Turton Road.

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

The nearest taxi rank to the stadium is located on Young Road, Broadmeadow. Taxis can be accessed after the event by following the signs to Young Road. 

Newcastle taxis operates services in the area, visit Newcastle taxis for more information or call 13 CABS (13 2227).

Pre-paid parking - parking on game days and major events is available only for vehicles with a pre-paid parking ticket. Pre paid parking tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster online, by phone or by visiting Ticketmaster box office at McDonald Jones Stadium. Visit Ticketmaster - McDonald Jones Stadium.

Disabled parking areas have been designated in close proximity to each of McDonald Jones Stadiums accessible entries. To purchase a Mobility parking please phone Ticketmaster on 136 100 or visit the Ticketmaster box office at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Drop off zone: motorists may drop off patrons in the stadium's car park in the allocated 10 minute loading zone accessible via either driveway off Turton Road.

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).