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Elton John concert in Bathurst

Carrington Park, Bathurst

Doors open
13:00
Start
16:00
Finish
18:45

Opal

You can use an Opal card for all modes of public transport in Sydney and surrounding regions, including metro, trains, buses, ferries and light rail. Receive Opal benefits including daily and weekly fare caps and 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 services including metro, trains, buses ferries and light rail, 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.

Summer Holiday timetable

During the summer holidays including Christmas and New Year, transport services including metro, trains, buses, ferries and light rail will run to a changed timetable. Some services will run to weekend timetables on weekdays and other services, including those to major events, beaches and shopping centres, will run more frequently. Check out all the Summer Holiday Timetable details and plan your trip before you travel.

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 services towards Central where you can change for an XPT train to Bathurst.  

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

The closest station to Carrington Park oval is Bathurst. Catch a train to Central for a direct service to Bathurst. It is a 15 minute walk from Bathurst Station to Carrington Park Oval.

Trackwork

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 trackwork and travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Special event buses will be running from 4pm until midnight for a gold coin donation from the following locations: 

  • Eglington 
  • Kelso
  • Windradyne
  • Mount Panorama (Park and Ride option)

For more information on the special event buses visit the Bathurst Visitor Information Website.

If you’re travelling from Sydney to Bathurst by bus for the concert you can catch a train from Central to Mount Victoria Station, followed by a bus on a Mount Victoria Coach to Lithgow Station where you can change for a bus to Bathurst.

The following bus services run to Bathurst:

  • Mount Victoria Coach: 32BM, 31BM
  • Buses between Lithgow and Bathurst: 555, 563, 636 and 569.

Local buses stop within walking distance of the venue. 

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

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

L1 Dulwich Hill light rail services run between Central Station (Grand Concourse) and Dulwich Hill. The new L2 Randwick Line services run between Central Station (Chalmers Street) and Randwick. Services run frequently on weekdays and weekends.

From Central change for a train to Bathurst.

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 Carrington Park as large crowds travel to the event. 

Roads around the park will close and changed traffic conditions will be in place. For further information visit Bathurst Visitor Information website

A designated Uber rank will be in place on William Street, between Howick and the Sydney Road

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

A designated taxi rank will be in place close to the event in Howick Street, oustide the entrance to the Amarda Shoping Centre. 

A designated Uber rank will be in place on William Street, between Howick and the Sydney Road

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

Limited parking will be available around the precinct and is likely to reach capacity early in the afternoon.

Consider using the Park and Ride option from Mount Panorama and Hereford Street. For further details visit the Bathurst Visitor Information website

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).