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NRL: Dragons v Raiders

WIN Stadium, Wollongong, NSW

Gates Open
13:30
NSW Cup Kick-Off
13:40
NRL Kick-Off
16:05
Full Time
18:05

Important travel advice

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

Due to planned weekend trackwork on the South Coast Line, buses are replacing trains between Dapto and Central, and between Port Kembla and Wollongong. Allow extra travel time as you’ll need to catch a rail replacement bus to get to the match. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner.

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 use nearby local parking. Allow extra travel time as traffic may be heavier than usual, 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 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.

Due to planned weekend trackwork, buses replace Metro between Tallawong and Chatswood. Catch a replacement bus to Epping Station to connect with trains to the city, and change for a rail replacement bus towards Wollongong. 

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

The closest station to WIN Stadium is Wollongong on the South Coast Line. Due to planned weekend trackwork on the South Coast Line, buses are replacing trains between Dapto and Central, and between Port Kembla and Wollongong. Allow extra travel time as you’ll need to catch a rail replacement bus to get to the match. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner.

The stadium is approximately 15 minutes walk from the station via Burelli Street. Alternatively, you can catch the free Gong Shuttle from Crown Street which stops near the stadium.

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. 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 Central. Some buses start and end at Sydenham. Trains run to a changed timetable between Bondi Junction and Central, and between Sydenham and the City Circle.
  • 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. For the latest information, check travel alerts and trackwork or use the Trip Planner.

Regular bus routes stop within walking distance of WIN Stadium including routes 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 31, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39, 90 and 92.

A number of regular bus routes make stops along Corrimal St and Burelli St to get you within walking distance of WIN Stadium.

You can also catch a 'Free Gong Shuttle' (routes 55A and 55C) that operates every 20 minutes from 8am until 6pm on weekends. The shuttle runs in both directions on a loop from Wollongong Station to Wollongong University via Wollongong Hospital, Burelli Street and the Innovation Campus. Visit Premier Illawarra - Free Gong Shuttle for bus times and maps of bus stop locations.

For bus 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

From Central change for a rail replacement bus to Wollongong Station on the South Coast Line.

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.

From Central change for a rail replacement bus to Wollongong Station on the South Coast Line.

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 normal in the area on roads approaching Wollongong CBD and on local roads around WIN Stadium as fans travel to the game so allow for additional travel time.

Local roads around the stadium will close to help crowds move safely around the area.

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

Pick up and drop off locations are available at:

  • Burelli Street between Corrimal and Harbour Street (eastbound)
  • Crown Street between Harbour Street and Marine Drive (westbound)

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

Limited parking is available within close proximity to WIN Stadium including:

  • WIN Stadium Car Park (opposite the Sage Hotel) – pay and display & special event parking rates apply
  • Stewart Street Multi Story
  • Stewart Street East – special event parking rates apply
  • Salvation Army Carpark (Stewart Street)
  • St Francis Xavier Cathedral
  • Woolworths Car Park, Burelli Street<
  • Market Street
  • David Jones Car Park
  • Wollongong Central (GPT)
  • Crown Central (North & South)
  • Wollongong Station Car Park

A drop off zone will also be available on Burelli Street between Harbour and Corrimal Street.

For more information visit WIN Stadium – Getting to the Venue

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).