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Getting to Sydney Olympic Park

Sydney Olympic Park was the home of the 2000 Summer Olympics Games. It hosts a range of events including concerts, festivals, sporting events and the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

You can travel to the Sydney Olympic Park precinct by train, ferry, regular buses and major event buses.

Use the Trip Planner to plan your trip to Sydney Olympic Park.

Olympic Park station is directly within the Sydney Olympic Park precinct and within short walking distance from all venues in the park.

Trains run regularly between Lidcombe and Olympic Park. Additional and express trains also run during major events including the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

See upcoming events for more details on train services to events at Olympic Park.

You can check if there are major event buses scheduled for travel to Sydney Olympic Park in the upcoming events information.

To check major event bus service timetables or route maps, find the route number in the table below then enter it into the timetables search box.

Remember to use your Opal card or contactless payment method when travelling on Major Event Buses to assist with NSW Health contact tracing.

You can also view:

Route To / from SOP
1A Warriewood via Dee Why
1B Warriewood via Mona Vale
2 Glebe via Hunters Hill
4 Maroubra
5A Castle Hill
5B Rouse Hill
6 Menai
7 Cronulla
8 Dural

The following Sydney buses services run to Olympic Park:

  • Route 525 runs between Parramatta and Strathfield 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.

Note: services may divert from their regular routes and miss stops if road closures are implemented for the safety of crowds during events at Olympic Park. Plan ahead or check signs at stops.

The closest wharf to the precinct is Sydney Olympic Park Wharf which is around a 40 minute walk (3.6km). There is a connecting 526 bus to the venue.

Sydney Ferries services run regularly on weekdays and weekends, but are very popular and may reach capacity especially on weekends, public holidays and when there are multiple events being held in the precinct.

Keep this in mind if you’re planning on catching an F3 Parramatta River service. Plan your trip ahead and allow plenty of extra travel time or consider the alternative public transport options available.

 

Drive with your group and take advantage of discounted pre-booked parking rates when you book online. Casual parking is usually very limited in the park during major events so book ahead to guarantee yourself a space.

Visit Sydney Olympic Park Prebook to pre-book your parking ticket available until 11.59pm the night before the event.

If you’re catching taxis there are dedicated taxi ranks on Herb Elliott Avenue near the Pullman Hotel and keep in mind, if you’re using taxis or rideshare that road closures may affect how you access the park during major events so allow plenty of extra travel time and plan ahead. See Sydney Olympic Park’s interactive map for details on road closures and other precinct information.

If you have lost something on a major event bus to or from Sydney Olympic Park you will need to lookup and contact the relevant depot or office for the bus route on our lost property page.