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Trans-Tasman Rugby: Waratahs v Hurricanes

Waratahs hero 2021

Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park

Gates open
18:30
Kick-off
19:45
Finish
21:45

Important travel advice

Fans are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time.

Parking is available near the SCG at the Entertainment Quarter car park and Sydney Boys & Girls High car park off Cleveland St. Arrive early to secure a parking space as traffic may be heavy on roads approaching the precinct during Friday evening peak, you can find real-time traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.

When catching public transport, plan ahead and allow extra time. Light rail services will run frequently between Central and Moore Park, you can also consider walking instead. 

It’s strongly recommended to wear a face mask when travelling on services. You can also check real-time capacity indicators when planning your trip or boarding services. Remember you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment card/device when travelling to and from the event on public transport. Register your details via the Opal website or app ahead of time.

Additional queuing measures, signage and staff will be in place around Central Station, Moore Park transport hubs and the SCG to safely manage crowds arriving and leaving the game so be patient, practise physical distancing while in queues and follow the directions of staff on site.

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.

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.

Sydney Metro services are high-frequency, driverless trains running between Tallawong Station and Chatswood Station.

Metro services start from the early morning running every 10 minutes until late. Change at Epping for trains to Central to get within walking distance of the stadium or to change for a light rail service.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

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

The closest station to the SCG is Central.

From Central catch a light rail service to Moore Park leaving from Chalmers Street. Alternatively to avoid queues for transport services consider walking between Central and Moore Park via Devonshire St and the Albert ‘Tibby’ Cotter Walkway. See our Moore Park walking route map (pdf 584KB) to find your way.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

Trackwork

Trackwork is taking place on Friday 14 May on the following lines:

  • City Circle Line: From 11pm until 2am, trains run in one direction only, from Central first stop Town Hall. Some City Circle trains run to a changed timetable and leave from different platforms. Some trains start or end at Central. You may need to change trains to continue your journey.
  • T8 Airport & South Line: From 11pm until 2am, trains start and end at Central, platform 23. City Circle trains run in one direction only, from Central first stop Town Hall.

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 extra travel time and plan ahead. For the latest information, check travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.

A number of regular Sydney Buses services stop along Anzac Parade near the precinct including routes 339, 372, 373, 374, 376, 391, 393 and 395. From Bondi Junction Interchange, catch routes 333, 352 or 440 to Oxford St to get within short walking distance of the SCG. Plan your bus trip using the Trip Planner.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

Please note Moore Park event shuttle buses will not run between Central and Moore Park for this event. 

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

Catch one of the many ferry services to Circular Quay and change for a light rail service to Moore Park on the L2 Randwick or L3 Kingsford Lines.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

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. L2 Randwick light rail services run between Circular Quay and Randwick via Central Station (Chalmers Street) and the L3 Kingsford line services run between Circular Quay and Kingsford via Central Station (Chalmers Street).

Catch a light rail service to Moore Park on the L2 and L3 lines. The Moore Park stop is located along Anzac Parade just south of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Regular services run every 5 to 10 minutes between Circular Quay and Moore Park, and every 10 to 15 minutes between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford.

Additional services will also run between Central and Moore Park for around an hour before and after the game. Remember you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment method when travelling on light rail services.

Consider walking between Central and Moore Park via Devonshire St and the Albert ‘Tibby’ Cotter Walkway. See our Moore Park walking route map (pdf 584KB) to help find your way.

Plan ahead and check the capacity of your service. Learn more about COVID-19 safer travel guidance and service capacity information.

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.

The closest taxi rank is located on Errol Flynn Boulevard (near the Hordern Pavilion). For details of taxi networks servicing the Sydney area, visit Transport operators.

If you’re using rideshare to get to and from the game, use Errol Flynn Blvd or Driver Ave for the drop off locations. After the game, roads in the immediate vicinity of the stadium are expected to be busy so consider a pick up location outside of the precinct. 

Fans are encouraged to drive to the game, arrive early and allow extra time for parking as traffic may be heavier than usual on roads approaching the precinct.

Driver Avenue will be partially closed outside the stadium from 5:30pm and will reopen once crowds have safely cleared the area. No through-traffic will be available on Driver Avenue.

To support the new Moore Park Road pop up cycleway, there is no left-turn permitted from Lang Rd onto Moore Park Rd westbound. Motorists can use Cook Rd for access onto Moore Park Rd instead.

Trams are running between the CBD and South East so pedestrians are reminded to exercise caution around the tram tracks and cross at designated pedestrian crossings.

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

Parking

Parking will be available at:

  • Entertainment Quarter multi-storey car park (flat rate event parking fees apply): car park open 24 hours. Entry via Errol Flynn Boulevard from Lang Road.
  • Sydney Boys High School and Sydney Girls High School (flat rate event parking fees apply): Car park open from 5pm - flat rate $20. Entry via Cleveland Street. Use the Anzac Pde pedestrian bridge to get to and from the SCG.

Note: EP3 Showground Field and EP2 Kippax Lake grass car park will not operate for this event.

See our Moore Park map (pdf 640KB) for parking and transport locations.

Each car park has spaces for RMS Mobility Parking permit holders. For more information visit Centennial Parklands - Parking.

Special event clearways

Special event clearways will be in place on roads in Moore Park and surrounding areas from 3pm to 11pm on Friday 14 May including sections of Moore Park Rd, Lang Rd, Chalmers St, Fitzroy St, Flinders St and Foveaux St. Visit Live Traffic NSW for more details on the locations of special event clearways.

Clearways are strict no-parking zones, and apply even to local residents or RMS Mobility Scheme Permit holders. Check signs before parking as vehicles left in special event clearways will be towed and a towing fee applies. If your vehicle is towed, it will be moved to the nearest legal parking space, you can call 132 701 to speak to an operator and find its new location.

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).