Skip to main content

Sydney Open 2019

Sydney Open 2

Sydney CBD

to

Event Information

Go behind the scenes at more than 80 of the most significant, inspiring and historic buildings and spaces. On Saturday 2 November book in for a 'Focus Tour' for a guided tour of some of loved and most intriguing spaces and get an access pass. On Sunday 3 November, book a 'Sydney Open Pass' to access and explore 50 of the city’s most significant, historic and inspiring buildings and spaces across the Sydney CBD.

For more ticket bundles and details visit the Sydney Open website. See the Sydney Open map for venue locations and walking trails.

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 head you travel to avoid queues 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 the city.

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

All City Circle train stations are close to Sydney historic building sites and Sydney Open focus tours. Use the Trip Planner to plan your day. 

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.

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.

Plenty of bus services run to and from some of the city's major transport hubs including Wynyard, Town Hall, Central, Martin Place and Circular Quay. Plan your trip by bus using the Trip Planner.

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

Services run regularly to Circular Quay to get you within walking distance of the various Sydney Open buildings. Keep in mind services are usually popular on Sundays so allow extra travel time if you're planning on catching the ferry to and from the city.

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 other transport modes to get closer to the various venues, alternatively continue your trip exploring the city on foot.

Note: Traffic changes for the CBD and South East Light Rail may affect how you travel so plan ahead and allow extra travel time. Day and night tram testing is underway between the Sydney CBD and South East so pedestrians are reminded to exercise caution and cross at designated pedestrian crossings

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.

Note: Traffic changes for the CBD and South East Light Rail may affect how you travel so plan ahead and allow extra travel time. Day and night tram testing is underway between the Sydney CBD and South East so pedestrians are reminded to exercise caution and cross at designated pedestrian crossings

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

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

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).