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Supercars Bathurst 1000

Bathurst 1000 pit lane

Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit, Bathurst

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Racing starts Tuesday
08:40
Racing starts Wednesday
08:25
Racing starts Thursday
08:25
Racing starts Friday
08:20
Racing starts Saturday
09:05
Racing starts Sunday
08:35

Important travel advice

Fans are encouraged to plan ahead and consider all the available travel options. Allow extra travel time as traffic will be heavier than usual, you can find real-time updates on traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.

When catching public transport, plan ahead, allow extra travel time and sit or stand on the green dots. The closest station to the event is Bathurst, and event shuttle buses will also run to and from Mount Panorama.

Remember it’s mandatory to wear a face mask and you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment card/device when travelling to and from the event. Register your details via the Opal website or app ahead of time.

Additional measures and staff will be in place around the precinct to safely manage crowds arriving and leaving the event so please 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, 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 the race track is Bathurst on the Blue Mountains LineRegular NSW TrainLink services run from Sydney to Lithgow with coach connections to Bathurst.

The Dubbo XPT also runs daily from Central at 7:19am and stops at Bathurst and on Mondays the Broken Hill Outback Explorer runs from Sydney and stops at Bathurst.

The ‘Bathurst Bullet’ train service links Sydney with Bathurst, with services running twice daily. For further information see regional trains.

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 between Tuesday 30 November and Sunday 5 December during the event on various lines which may affect how you travel to and from the event, plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

  • Blue Mountains Line Sat 4 - Sun 5 Dec: Buses replace trains between Blacktown and Central. Trains from Blacktown towards Blue Mountains Line stations leave 30 minutes later than normal. Some trains between Bathurst and Lithgow also run to a changed timetable. Trains from Lithgow and Mount Victoria towards Blacktown run to the normal timetable. If you are travelling to Lithgow to connect with NSW TrainLink Regional Coaches please call 132 232 to confirm departure times. T1 Western Line trains run between Penrith and Olympic Park or between Penrith and Lindfield via the T3 Bankstown Line. On Saturday 4 December the 12:18am Central to Lithgow service will run to a changed timetable via the T3 Bankstown Line.

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.

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 to connect with trains toward Bathurst on the Blue Mountains Line.

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 or plan your trip using the Trip Planner

Bathurst Buslines will be operating buses from most areas of Bathurst, Orange and Lithgow to Mount Panorama Race Track. Bus tickets are not included in your event ticket. Bus tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Tuesday 30 November & Wednesday 1 December

  • Route 525 - Kelso & Bathurst CBD to Panorama Avenue Bus Stop & return
  • Route 526 - South Bathurst- West Bathurst Town Loop to Lloyds Road Bus Zones
  • Route 528 - West Bathurst- South Bathurst Town Loop to Lloyds Road Bus Zones

Thursday 2 December

  • Route 771 - CBD to Mount Panorama & return
  • Route 772 - Kelso & CBD to Mount Panorama & return
  • Route 525 - Kelso & Bathurst CBD to Panorama Avenue Bus Stop & return
  • Route 526 - South Bathurst- West Bathurst Town Loop to Lloyds Road Bus Zones
  • Route 528 - West Bathurst- South Bathurst Town Loop to Lloyds Road Bus Zones

Friday 3, Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 December

  • Route 771 - CBD to Mount Panorama & return
  • Route 772 - Kelso & CBD to Mount Panorama & return
  • Route 773 - Motel Connections to Mount Panorama & return
  • Route 775 - Skyline Night Shuttle- Mount Panorama to CBD & return (Friday & Saturday nights)
  • Route 525 - Kelso & Bathurst CBD to Panorama Avenue Bus Stop & return
  • Route 526 - South Bathurst- West Bathurst Town Loop to Lloyds Road Bus Zones
  • Route 528 - West Bathurst- South Bathurst Town Loop to Lloyds Road Bus Zones

For more details on bus routes and timetables visit Bathurst Buslines - Bathurst 1000 page.

Bathurst Buslines will also operate continual Shuttle Bus Services from Harris Park at the bottom of Mount Panorama to Reid Park at top of Mount Panorama each day. Return tickets can be purchased from the Ticket Booth located at the bottom of Mountain in Merchandise area.

Saturday 4 & 5 December - Orange services will operate from Orange, Lucknow, Vittoria and The Rocks to Mt Panorama & return. For further information visit Orange Buslines 

Saturday 4 & 5 December - Lithgow services will operate from Lithgow, Wallerawang, Portland, Meadow Flat and Yetholme & return. For further information visit Lithgow Buslines

Accessible Shuttle Bus Service

A wheelchair equipped Mini Bus will operate an On Demand Service as required from Murray’s Corner/Museum Car Park Via Under Track Tunnel. The service will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the event from 8.30am to 5.30pm. Patrons must call Bathurst Buslines on 0408 482 951 to arrange pickup.

Delays are expected on major roads approaching Bathurst including the M4 Mwy, Great Western Hwy and Bells Line of Rd from Sydney, Mitchell Hwy from Orange, Mid-Western Hwy from Cowra and Castlereagh Hwy from Mudgee. 

Traffic controllers will be on-site on local roads to manage access to and from the Mount Panorama precinct. 

On Monday 6 December as fans head home from Bathurst, traffic will be heavy along the Great Western Hwy towards Sydney with significant eastbound delays expected through the Blue Mountains. Traffic will also be heavy on the Mid Western Hwy approaching Cowra and the Mitchell Hwy towards Orange.

Changed traffic conditions including reduced speed zones will be in place on the Great Western Hwy at Mount Victoria and the Mid Western Hwy at Cowra to manage traffic. 

Motorists should allow plenty of extra travel time over the weekend and particularly on Monday morning.

Note: Camping facilities are open from Saturday 27 November so traffic may be heavier than usual in the area leading up to the weekend.

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

An event taxi rank will be located on Lloyds Rd at Havannah St. For more details see the event site map

Book online with Bathurst Taxis. See the Bathurst Taxis booking page.

Priority parking is now sold out but there is plenty of general on-site parking is available, entry off Panorama Rd. See the Mount Panorama 1000 parking page for more details. 

Accessible Shuttle Bus Service

A wheelchair equipped Mini Bus will operate an On Demand Service as required from Murray’s Corner/Museum Car Park Via Under Track Tunnel. The service will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the event from 8.30am to 5.30pm. Patrons must call Bathurst Buslines on 0408 482 951 to arrange pickup.

Transport

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).