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NRL: Rabbitohs v Wests Tigers

Ariel view of Stadium Australia

Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

Gates open
15:00
Preliminary game kick-off
15:15
NRL kick-off
17:30
Finish
19:15

Important travel advice

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

Trains run regularly to Olympic Park from Lidcombe, and the stadium is a short walk from the station. Match tickets include return travel on trains.

Remember, it’s mandatory to wear a face mask on public transport and you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment card/device on buses and ferries. Register your details online at Opal or via the app ahead of time.

If you’re driving, travel with your group and pre-booking your parking online to secure a space, available until 11:59pm the night before the event.

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

Valid pre-purchased tickets to Rabbitohs 2022 season home games at Accor Stadium include travel to and from Sydney Olympic Park on the following transport services, just show your event ticket to Transport staff when boarding services:

  • Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Sydney Metro North West Line services
  • Sydney and Newcastle Light rail services

Remember to keep your event ticket safe for your return journey or you'll need to use your Opal card, as you must have a valid ticket when travelling on public transport. Your match ticket is valid on trains 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. For travel on buses and ferries you will need to use an Opal card or contactless payment method, see below for more information.

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.

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 train connections towards Strathfield then Olympic Park.

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

The closest station to Accor Stadium is Olympic Park.

Trains run regularly to Lidcombe where you can head to Platform Zero for a direct train to Olympic Park, running every 10 minutes until late.

Additional trains will also run from Central and Campbelltown:

  • An express train will leave Central (platform 18) at 4:20pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • An additional services will leave Campbelltown at 3:50pm, stopping all stations to Olympic Park via Regents Park. 

Trackwork

Weeknight trackwork is taking place from 2am Saturday 28 May until 2am Monday 30 May and may affect how you travel to and from the event. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner:

  • T1 Western Line: Buses replace trains between Emu Plains and Blacktown. Trains run to a changed timetable between Richmond, Blacktown and the City. From 1am until 6am, trains run between Blacktown and Ashfield only, making extra stops at Flemington and Homebush. Buses replace all trains between Ashfield and Central.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: Daily from 6.30am until 12.15pm, trains run to a changed timetable and stopping pattern. Some trains start or end at Hurstville or Sutherland. You may need to change trains to continue your journey.
  • T8 Airport & South Line: On Saturday from 8.40am until 3pm, buses replace the all-stations trains between Wolli Creek and Revesby. Express trains continue to run but will not stop at stations between Padstow and Turrella.
  • Blue Mountains Line: Buses replace trains between Bathurst and Blacktown. T1 Western Line trains run between Blacktown and the City. These trains do not run to the Blue Mountains Line train timetable. If you are travelling to Lithgow to connect with NSW TrainLink Regional Coaches, please call 132 232 to confirm departure times. Buses replace the 01:17am Katoomba to Mount Victoria service.
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line: Trains run between Central Coast & Newcastle Line stations and Strathfield only, some to a changed timetable.
  • South Coast Line: Daily from 6.30am until 12.15pm, some trains run to a changed timetable and make extra stops between Sutherland and Hurstville.

Trackwork is carried out on an ongoing basis to maintain the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the Sydney Trains network. For train service disruption information, check travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.

The following Sydney buses services run to Olympic Park:

  • Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Strathfield via Sydney Olympic Park.
  • Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.
  • Route 533 runs from Sydney Olympic Park to Chatswood via Rhodes & North Ryde.

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

The closest wharf to Accor Stadium is Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus to the venue or alternatively it is approximately a 40 minute walk (3.6km) from the wharf.

F3 Parramatta River services run regularly to Olympic Park but services are popular, so allow extra travel time and consider the alternative public transport options available.

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

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. Allow extra time and plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Change at Central for trains to Lidcombe then Olympic Park.

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, plan your trip using Trip Planner.

Change at Central for trains to Lidcome then Olympic Park.

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.

Traffic will be heavier than usual on roads approaching Sydney Olympic Park including the M4, Parramatta Road, Homebush Bay Drive and Concord Road.

Sydney Olympic Park Authority may close some local roads to accommodate increased public transport services and ensure pedestrian safety during events. For road closure details, visit Sydney Olympic Park Authority and check out the interactive map

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

Taxis are available on Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel.

For details of taxi networks servicing the Sydney area, visit Transport Operators.

If you have to drive, fans are encouraged to visit Sydney Olympic Park Prebook to pre-book your parking ticket and guarantee yourself a space. Online pre-booking is available until 11:59pm the night before the event.

If you haven’t booked, follow the variable message signs within Sydney Olympic Park to the best available casual parking. For more information visit parking at Sydney Olympic Park.

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).