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FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup

Sydney Olympic Park

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Events start at various times

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 both stadiums are a short walk from the station. Match tickets include return travel on trains.

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.

Match Ticket Entitlements

Valid pre-purchased tickets to the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre and the Sydney SuperDome (Qudos Bank Arena) 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

For travel on buses and ferries, you will need to use an Opal card or contactless payment method. See below for more information. 

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.

For more details, visit FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup – Competition Schedule.

Team Key

   GROUP A

  • BELGIUM (BEL)
  • BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA (BIH)
  • KOREA (KOR)

 

  • CHINA (CHN)
  • PUERTO RICO (PUR)
  • USA (USA)
   

   GROUP B

  • FRANCE (FRA)
  • JAPAN (JPN)
  • CANADA (CAN)

 

  • SERBIA (SRB)
  • MALI (MLI)
  • AUSTRALIA (AUS)

Day 1 – Thursday 22 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | BIH v PUR – start 10:30am, finish 12:30pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 2 | USA v BEL – start 11:30am, finish 1:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 3 | CAN v SRB – start 1:00pm, finish 3:00pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 4 | JPN v MLI – start 2:00pm, finish 4:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 5 | KOR v CHN – start 5:30pm, finish 7:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 6 | AUS v FRA – start 8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Day 2 – Friday 23 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | PUR v USA – start 10:30am, finish 12:30pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 2 | SRB v JPN – start 12:00pm, finish 2:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 3 | BEL v KOR – start 1:00pm, finish 3:00pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 4 | CHN v BIH – start 2:30pm, finish 4:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 5 | FRA v CAN – start 6:00pm, finish 8:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 6 | MLI v AUS – start 8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Day 3 – Saturday 24 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | USA v CHN – start 2:30pm, finish 4:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 2 | BIH v KOR – start 6:00pm, finish 8:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 3 | PUR v BEL – start 8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Day 4 – Sunday 25 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | MLI v FRA – start 2:30pm, finish 4:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 2 | AUS v SRB – start 6:00pm, finish 8:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 3 | JPN v CAN – start 8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Day 5 – Monday 26 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | BEL v BIH – start 11:30am, finish 1:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 2 | SRB v MLI – start 1:30pm, finish 3:30pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 3 | KOR v USA – start 2:00pm, finish 4:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 4 | FRA v JPN – start 4:00pm, finish 6:00pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 5 | CHN v PUR – start 5:30pm, finish 7:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 6 | CAN v AUS – start 8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Day 6 – Tuesday 27 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | PUR v KOR – start 11:30am, finish 1:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 2 | CHN v BEL – start 1:30pm, finish 3:30pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 3 | USA v BIH – start 2:00pm, finish 4:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 4 | MLI v CAN – start 4:00pm, finish 6:00pm | Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
  • GAME 5 | SRB v FRA – start 5:30pm, finish 7:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 6 | AUS v JPN – start 8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Quarter Finals – Thursday 29 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | TBC – start 12:00pm, finish   2:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 2 | TBC – start   2:30pm, finish   4:30pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 3 | TBC – start   6:00pm, finish   8:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 4 | TBC – start   8:30pm, finish 10:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Semi Finals – Friday 30 September 2022

  • GAME 1 | TBC – start 5:00pm, finish 7:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GAME 2 | TBC – start 7:30pm, finish 9:30pm | Sydney SuperDome

Medal Matches – Saturday 1 October 2022

  • BRONZE MEDAL MATCH | TBC – start 1:00pm, finish 3:00pm | Sydney SuperDome
  • GOLD MEDAL MATCH      | TBC – start 4:00pm, finish 6:00pm | Sydney SuperDome

For more details, visit FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup – Competition Schedule.

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 a train to Strathfield then Olympic Park.

Please note, on Sunday 25 September buses replace metro services between Tallwong and Chatswood.

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

The closest station to the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre and the Sydney SuperDome 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.

To help you get to and the matches, additional trains will run throughout the event.

Day 1 & 2 – Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September

  • From Central to Olympic Park: leaving at 9:21am, 9:46am and 4:30pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • From Lidcombe to Olympic Park: shuttle trains running every 10 minutes until midnight.
  • From Olympic Park to Central: leaving at 10:45pm, stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.

Day 3 & 4 – Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

  • From Central to Olympic Park: leaving at 1:00pm and 4:45pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • From Lidcombe to Olympic Park: shuttle trains running every 10 minutes until 11:00pm.
  • From Olympic Park to Central: leaving at 10:45pm and stopping Strathfield, Redfern and Central.

Day 5 & 6 – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September

  • From Central to Olympic Park: leaving at 9:46am, 10:06am and 4:15pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • From Lidcombe to Olympic Park: shuttle trains running every 10 minutes until midnight.
  • From Olympic Park to Central: leaving at 10:45pm, stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.

Day 7 – Thursday 29 September

  • From Central to Olympic Park: leaving at 4:30pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • From Lidcombe to Olympic Park: shuttle trains running every 10 minutes until midnight.
  • From Olympic Park to Central: leaving at 10:45pm, stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.

Day 8 – Friday 30 September

  • From Central to Olympic Park: leaving at 4pm and 6:30pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.
  • From Lidcombe to Olympic Park: shuttle trains running every 10 minutes until midnight.
  • From Olympic Park to Central: leaving at 9:45pm, stopping at Strathfield, Redfern then Central.

Day 9 – Saturday 1 October

  • From Central to Olympic Park: trains will run every 15 minutes between 1:30pm and 10:30pm. 
  • From Lidcombe to Olympic Park: shuttle trains running every 10 minutes until 1:30am.
  • From Olympic Park to Central: trains will run every 15 minutes between 1:30pm and 10:00pm. 

Trackwork

Trackwork is taking place throughout the event and may affect how you travel. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner.

Week 1 – Thursday 22 to Friday 23 September

  • T1 North Shore Line: On Thursday from 10.10pm until 1.30am, trains may run to a changed timetable due to trackwork between Central and Homebush. 
  • T1 Western Line: On Thursday from 10.10pm until 1.30am, some trains run to a changed timetable and make extra stops at stations between Homebush and Macdonaldtown.
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: On Thursday from 10.10pm until 1.30am, Homebush trains will not run. Leppington, T1 Western and T9 Northern Line trains run to a changed timetable and make extra stops at stations between Homebush and Macdonaldtown. You may need to change trains to continue your journey.
  • T3 Bankstown Line: On Thursday from 9.40pm until 1.30am, buses replace trains between Liverpool or Lidcombe and Bankstown. Trains run between Bankstown and the City, some to a changed timetable. On Thursday morning, the last two trains will be replaced by buses from Sydenham to Lidcombe or Liverpool, in that direction only.
  • T9 Northern Line: On Thursday from 10.10pm until 1.30am, some trains run to a changed timetable and make extra stops at stations between Strathfield and Macdonaldtown.
  • Central Coast and Newcastle Line: On Thursday from 8.45pm until 1.45am, buses replace trains from Newcastle Interchange to Wyong. Buses towards Wyong may leave up to 65 minutes earlier than the normal train timetable. Trains run from Wyong to Central, some to a changed timetable. On Thursday from 9.50pm until 3.40am, buses replace trains from Wyong to Newcastle Interchange. Trains run to the normal timetable from Central to Wyong.
  • Hunter Line: On Thursday, buses replace the 8:14am Newcastle Interchange to Muswellbrook and the 10:09am Muswellbrook to Newcastle Interchange trains between Maitland and Muswellbrook.On Thursday from 11.10pm until 1am, trains may run to a changed timetable due to trackwork on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line.

Weekend 1 – 2am Saturday 24 September to 2am Monday 26 September

  • Metro North West Line: On Sunday, buses replace metro services between Tallwong and Chatswood.
  • T1 Western Line: Richmond trains run between Richmond and Olympic Park only. Change trains at Parramatta to continue your journey towards the City.
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: Buses replace trains between Cabramatta and Granville. Trains run to a changed timetable between Leppington and the City via Regents Park, stopping all-stations between Cabramatta and Lidcombe.
  • 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. T4 Illawarra Line trains run between Sydenham and North Sydney or the City Circle. Some trains make extra stops at St Peters and Erskineville. Buses continue to replace trains until Sunday 9 October.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: Buses replace trains between Central and Bondi Junction. Trains run to a changed timetable between Cronulla, Waterfall and North Sydney or the City Circle. Change at Central or Town Hall for buses towards Bondi Junction. Some trains make extra stops at St Peters and Erskineville. Trackwork buses do not leave from Martin Place Station, buses leave from nearby bus stops or you can catch the light rail to Town Hall or Central.
  • T5 Cumberland Line: Buses replace trains between Cabramatta and Granville. Trains run to a changed timetable between Richmond or Schofields and Olympic Park, and between Leppington and the City via Regents Park. Change at Lidcombe for trains towards Leppington or Richmond. Change at Granville or Cabramatta for buses to Merrylands, Guildford, Yennora, Fairfield or Canley Vale.
  • T7 Olympic Park Line: Extra trains run between Olympic Park and Lidcombe, then continue to Schofields or Richmond.
  • South Coast Line: Buses replace trains between Central and Bondi Junction. Trains run to a changed timetable between South Coast Line stations and the City Circle, and between Port Kembla and Wollongong only. Change at Central or Town Hall for buses towards Bondi Junction.

Week 2 – Monday 26 to Friday 30 September

  • T1 North Shore Line: Buses replace trains between Hornsby and Central.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: Buses replace trains between Cronulla and Sutherland.

Weekend 2 – 2am Saturday 1 October to 2am Monday 3 October

  • South Coast Line: Buses replace trains between Port Kembla and Wollongong.

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.

Buses may be affected by local roads in the precinct. More information will be available closer to the event.

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

The closest wharf 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 may 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

Road Closures

1am Monday 12 September until 1am Monday 3 October

  • Herb Elliott Avenue will be closed between Olympic Boulevard and Sowground Road.

Saturday 1 October

  • From 5am, Dawn Fraser Avenue will be closed. Buses and traffic will be diverted via Sarah Durack Avenue. 

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).