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Shawn Mendes concerts

Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park

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Doors open both nights
18:30
Support act starts from
19:30
Main act starts from
20:30
Finish
22:15

Important event information

Sydney Olympic Park will be busy on Saturday with a concert being held in the nearby Sydney Showground halls. Attendees are encouraged to catch public transport and leave the car at home. Fans are reminded to plan ahead as trackwork is taking place and may affect their trip.

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.

Planned weekend trackwork is taking place Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November with buses replacing Metro services between Tallawong and Chatswood. Customers should catch a rail replacement bus to Epping and change for train services towards Olympic Park.

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.

From Platform Zero at Lidcombe direct trains run to Olympic Park every 10 minutes until 12:30am on both nights.

Customers travelling on the T1 Western Line and T2 Inner West & Leppington Line should allow extra travel time due to planned weekend trackwork between Parramatta / Merrylands and Olympic Park. Customers may need to change for a rail replacement bus on their trip to and from the concert. 

Trackwork

Trackwork is taking place from 02:00 Saturday 2 until 02:00 Monday 4 November and may affect how you travel to and from the event:

  • Metro North West Line: Buses replace Metro services between Tallawong and Chatswood.
  • T1 North Shore Line:Trains run between North Shore Line stations and the City, then continue to Olympic Park. 
  • T1 Western Line: Buses replace trains between Parramatta and Olympic Park. Trains run to a changed timetable between Olympic Park and the City, and between Penrith, Richmond and Parramatta, continuing to Leppington. 
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: Buses replace trains between Merrylands and Olympic Park via Granville. On Saturday only, from 22:35 until 04:15, buses replace trains between Cabramatta and Olympic Park. 
  • T3 Bankstown Line: On Saturday only, from 22:35 until 04:15, trains between the City and Liverpool continue to Liverpool to a changed timetable, stopping all stations between Leppington and Liverpool.
  • T6 Carlingford Line: Buses replace trains between Carlingford and Clyde, then continue to Olympic Park.
  • Blue Mountains Line: Buses replace trains between Blacktown and Central.
  • South Coast Line: On Sunday from 09:00 until 18:00, buses replace trains between Port Kembla and Wollongong. 

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 the event. For train service disruption information, check travel alerts 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, 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.

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.

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.

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 trains 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 during Friday evening peak 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 Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel.

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

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).