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NRL: Rabbitohs v Storm

Rabbitohs at Accor Stadium

Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

Gates Open
18:30
Kick-Off
20:05
Full Time
21:50

Important travel advice

Attendees are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time. Travel on trains including metro and light rail is included in event tickets.

Trains run regularly to Olympic Park from Lidcombe and the venue is a short walk from the station.

If you have to drive, travel with your group and pre-book your parking online, available until 11:59pm the night before the event.

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

Event ticket entitlements

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

  • Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink Intercity services (non-booked 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 event 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.

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 to connect with trains to 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.

To help you get to the match an additional service will run from Central at 6:50pm, stopping at Redfern, Strathfield then Olympic Park.

Trackwork

Weeknight trackwork is taking place on  Friday 31 March  and may affect how you travel to and from the event. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner:

  • Blue Mountains Line: From 11pm to 2am, trains run between Blue Mountains Line stations and North Sydney, some to a changed timetable.
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line: From 11pm to 2am, trains run between Central Coast & Newcastle Line stations and 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 plenty of extra travel time and plan ahead. Check trackwork and travel alerts or use the Trip Planner.

The following Sydney Buses services run to Sydney Olympic Park:

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

For bus service disruption information check travel alerts or use 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 very popular and may reach capacity. Plan your trip and allow plenty of extra travel time or consider the alternative public transport options available.

Please note the F3 Parramatta River Ferry service is not running between Rydalmere Wharf and Parramatta Wharf, from Thursday 2 February to Thursday 20 April 2023, while construction is undertaken by City of Parramatta on the Alfred Street Bridge pedestrian link across the river.

A replacement bus service Route 60F3 is operating between Parramatta Wharf and Rydalmere Wharf. The stadium is approximately 15 minutes’ walk (1.2km) from Parramatta wharf. See more info in the transport news story.

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 between Central Grand Concourse and Dulwich Hill from 6am to 11pm daily, and until midnight on Fridays. 

Change at Central for trains to Lidcombe to connect with shuttle 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 the Trip Planner.

Change at Central for trains to Lidcombe to connect with shuttle 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, Silverwater Road and Concord Road as fans travel to and from the event.

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 Accor Stadium is Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel.

If you’re using taxis or rideshare, remember that roads may be closed within the precinct. Check out the Sydney Olympic Park Authority interactive map for closure locations and other precinct info. 

When leaving, choose a pick-up location away from the immediate area around the stadium to avoid delays.

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

Olympic Park car parks

If you have to drive, carpool with your group and pre-book parking online in advance to secure a space.

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.

A number of key train stations have large commuter car parks, so consider parking at a station near you then catching a train to Olympic Park.

Transport Park&Ride Car Parks

Transport Park&Ride provides up to 18 hours of free parking each day. If you have a ticket to an event that includes free Park&Ride parking, use the intercom button at the exit gate to speak with the operator. If you use a Transport Connect account to access Park&Ride, the boom gate will automatically open as you leave the car park so you’ll need to request a refund in your account. For Park&Ride locations and more information on how it works, go to Transport Park&Ride.

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).