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RnB Fridays Live 2019

GIANTS Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

Doors open
15:30
Start
15:30
Finish
23:00

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.

The closest station to Sydney Showground is Olympic Park.

Extra services will run between Central, Blacktown and Olympic Park to help you get to and from the festival.

From Central: express services will leave Central every 20 minutes from 3pm until 10:30pm, stopping at Redfern and Strathfield then Olympic Park

After the festival services additional services will run:

  • To Central: services will leave Olympic Park approximately every 8 minutes from 11pm until 1am, stopping at Strathfield and Redfern then Central.
  • To Blacktown: services will leave Olympic Park every 20 minutes from 11pm until 1am, stopping at Lidcombe, Granville, Parramatta, Westmead, Seven Hills then Blacktown. Services every 30 minutes will extend stopping all stations to Penrith or Schofields.
  • To Leppington: an additional train will leave Lidcombe at 11:52pm, stopping at Auburn, Granville then all stations to Leppington.               

Trackwork

Trackwork is taking place from 02:00 Saturday 16 until 02:00 Monday 18 November and may affect how you travel to and from the event:

  • T1 North Shore: Buses replace trains between Berowra, Hornsby and Wynyard. 
  • T1 Western Line: Trains run to a changed timetable between Emu Plains, Penrith and Central, then continue to the City Circle. 
  • T9 Northern Line: Trains run to a changed timetable between Berowra or Hornsby and Central via 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 or plan your trip using the Trip Planner

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 trains to Olympic Park.

Last services from Chatswood to Tallawong leave at 1.45am on 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 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 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, especially on weekends. 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.

Sydney Showground is approximately 40 minutes walk (3.6km) from Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus to the stadium.

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 express trains to 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.

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 at Herb Elliott Avenue.

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 Qudos Bank Arena and 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).