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AFL: Sydney Swans v Richmond Tigers

Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park

Gates open
17:50
First bounce
19:50
Finish
22:30

Important travel advice

Fans are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time. Traffic will be heavy in the precinct so consider leaving the car at home and catch public transport instead.

Travel on public transport to and from Moore Park is included in your ticket to the game. Remember, it’s mandatory to wear a face mask on public transport.

Light rail services run regularly to Moore Park, which is a short walk across from the SCG. 

Due to road closures for Vivid Sydney, Light rail services will not run between Town Hall and Circular Quay after 6pm on Fridays. Light rail services may also be busier than usual as visitors attend Vivid Sydney precincts around Circular Quay so allow extra travel time.

If you have to drive, travel with your group, plan ahead and allow plenty of extra travel time. Parking is available near the SCG at the Entertainment Quarter car park, grass car parks on Driver Avenue and Sydney Boys & Girls High car park off Cleveland Street.

Traffic will be heavier than usual on roads approaching the precinct so allow plenty of extra travel time. You can find real-time traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.

Valid pre-purchased tickets to Sydney Swans 2022 season home games at the Sydney Cricket Ground includes travel to and from Moore Park on the following transport services, just show your event ticket to transport staff when boarding:

  • Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Sydney Buses 
  • Sydney Metro North West services
  • Sydney Light Rail services
  • Sydney Ferries

Remember to keep your event ticket safe for your return journey or you'll need to use your Opal card or contactless payment method, as you must have a valid ticket when travelling on public transport. Your match ticket is valid on the modes of public transport listed above until 4am the following day.

Note: an additional train station access fee applies for travel to or from Domestic and International Airport stations. The access fee is not covered by your event ticket travel entitlements.

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 connections to Central where you can catch a light rail service to Moore Park.

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

The closest stations to the SCG are Central and Bondi Junction.

From Central catch a light rail service to Moore Park. Alternatively, consider walking between Central and Moore Park via Devonshire Street and the Albert ‘Tibby’ Cotter Walkway. See our Moore Park transport map (pdf 898KB) to find your way.

From Bondi Junction catch one of the many regular route buses from the Interchange to Oxford Street to get within walking distance of the stadium.

Trackwork

Weeknight trackwork is taking place on Friday 27 May on the following lines and may affect how you travel to the event. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner:

  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line: From 11pm until 2am, trains run between Central Coast & Newcastle Line stations and North Sydney or the City Circle, some to a changed timetable.

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

A number of regular Sydney Buses services stop along Anzac Parade near the precinct, including routes 339 and 374. From Bondi Junction Interchange, catch routes 333, 352 or 440 to Oxford Street or catch route 355 buses to Lang Road which is within short walking distance of the stadium.

Express shuttle buses will also run after the match from Moore Park back to Central (Foveaux St) from 10pm until midnight. 

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 and L3 lines. Keep in mind ferries will be busier than usual during Vivid Sydney from Friday 27 May until Saturday 18 June so allow extra time and plan ahead.

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

Light rail services may be busier than usual as visitors attend Vivid Sydney precincts around Darling Harbour and Circular Quay so allow extra travel time.

L1 Dulwich Hill Line

L1 Dulwich Hill line light rail services run every 15 minutes between Central Grand Concourse and Dulwich Hill from 6am to 11pm daily, and until midnight on Fridays. For more information, see the Transport news story or use the Trip Planner to plan your trip.

From Central change for a light rail service on the L2 or L3 Line to Moore Park leaving from Chalmers Street.

L2 Randwick and L3 Kingsford Lines

L2 Randwick light rail services run between Circular Quay and Randwick via Central Station (Chalmers Street) and L3 Kingsford line services run between Circular Quay and Juniors Kingsford via Central Station (Chalmers Street). Services run regularly from 5am to 1am daily, plan your trip using Trip Planner.

Catch L2 or L3 light rail services to Moore Park. The Moore Park stop is located along Anzac Parade, just south of the Sydney Cricket Ground. See our Moore Park transport map (pdf 898KB) to find your way.

Due to road closures for Vivid Sydney, L2 and L3 Light rail services will not run between Town Hall and Circular Quay after 6pm on Fridays.

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.

If you’re driving, travel with your group and allow extra time as traffic will be heavier than usual as crowds travel to Moore Park during the already busy Friday evening peak. Fans are encouraged to leave the car at home and catch public transport to avoid the traffic delays.

Road closures will also be in effect around Circular Quay and The Rocks for Vivid Sydney so allow extra time.

Driver Avenue will be partially closed outside the stadium from 4.45pm will reopen once crowds have safely cleared the area. No through-traffic will be available on Driver Avenue, however access to EP2 Kippax car park will be maintained via Moore Park Road and access to EP3 grass car park and drop off areas maintained from Lang Road.

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

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

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 Boulevard or Driver Avenue for the drop off locations. After the game, roads in the immediate area of the stadium are expected to be busy so consider a pick up location outside of the precinct.

Parking

Parking will be available at the following car parks near the stadium:

  • Entertainment Quarter (parking rates apply): Open 24 hours. Entry via Errol Flynn Boulevard from Lang Road.
  • Kippax Park (EP2) grass car park: Car park open from 4:45pm. Entry via northern end of Driver Avenue from Moore Park Road.
  • Showground Field (EP3) grass car park (cashless, flat rate parking fees apply): Car park open from 4:45pm. Entry via the southern end of Driver Avenue, from Lang Road. 
  • Sydney Boys High School and Sydney Girls High School (parking fees apply): Car park open from 4:45pm. Entry via Cleveland Street. Use the Anzac Parade pedestrian bridge to get to and from the SCG.

See our Moore Park transport map (pdf 898KB) to find your way.

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

Special event clearways

Special event clearways will be in effect on roads in Moore Park and surrounding areas from 3pm until midnight on sections of Lang Road, Fitzroy Street, Moore Park Road, Albion Street, Cleveland Street, Flinders Street and Foveaux Street.

Clearways are strict no-parking zones, and apply even to local residents or Mobility Scheme Permit holders. Check signs before parking as vehicles left in special event clearways will be towed and a towing fee applies. Visit Live Traffic NSW to see the locations of special event clearways.

Accessible trips are shown in the Trip Planner with the wheelchair icon. You can check '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 (check the 'Accessibility' filter)