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AFL: GWS Giants v Hawthorn

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GIANTS Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

Gates Open
14:20
First Bounce
15:20
Finish
17:50

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 and the stadium is a short walk from the station.

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. Register your details online at Opal or via the app ahead of time.

If you’re driving, travel with your group and consider pre-booking your parking online 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.

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.

Due to planned weekend trackwork, buses replace Metro between Tallawong and Chatswood. Catch a replacement bus to Epping Station and connect with a train or bus service towards Parramatta.

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

The closest station to GIANTS Stadium is Olympic Park. At Lidcombe, head to Platform Zero to catch a sprint to Olympic Park.

Trackwork

Weekend trackwork is taking place from 2am Saturday 2 July until 2am Monday 4 July and may affect how you travel to and from the event. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner:

  • Metro North West Line: Buses replace Metro between Tallawong and Chatswood.
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: Trains run between Leppington and the City via Granville, to a reduced frequency every 30 minutes. Trains also run between Leppington and the City via Regents Park, stopping all stations between Liverpool and Lidcombe, every 30 minutes.
  • T3 Bankstown Line: Buses replace trains between Lidcombe and Sydenham from Saturday 2 to Friday 15 July. See the news story for replacement bus details. Trains run between Leppington and the City via Regents Park, stopping at all stations between Liverpool and Lidcombe. Trains also run between Sydenham and the City Circle, stopping at St Peters and Erskineville.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: Buses replace trains between Cronulla, Waterfall and Hurstville. Trains run to a changed timetable between Bondi Junction and Hurstville. 
  • T5 Cumberland Line: Some trains run to a changed timetable. Early morning and late-night trains will not run.
  • T8 Airport & South Line: Trackwork on the T4 Illawarra and South Coast lines may affect how you travel.
  • South Coast Line: Buses replace trains between Dapto and Central, and between Port Kembla and Wollongong. Trains run to a changed timetable between Bomaderry and Kiama, and between Kiama and Dapto only. Trackwork buses do not stop at Wolli Creek.

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.

The following Sydney buses services run to Olympic Park:

  • Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Strathfield via Sydney Olympic Park
  • Route 526 runs from Burwood to Rhodes via Sydney Olympic Park Wharf
  • Route 533 runs from Sydney Olympic Park to Chatswood via Rhodes

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

The closest wharf to GIANTS Stadium is Sydney Olympic Park Wharf. There is a connecting 526 bus which stops near the stadium 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 and may reach capacity, 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. Plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Change at Central for trains towards Lidcombe to connect with trains to 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 towards Lidcombe to connect with trains to 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 may be heavier than usual on roads approaching Sydney Olympic Park including the M4, Parramatta Road, Homebush Bay Drive and Concord Road as attendees travel to and from the game.

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.

The nearest Taxi Rank to GIANTS Stadium is on Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel.

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

Visit Sydney Olympic Park Prebook to pre-book your parking ticket and guarantee yourself a space, available until 11:59pm the night before the game.

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).