From key timings to transport, we have everything you need to know ahead of our clash against English Premier League Champions Chelsea FC at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday 2 June.
Chelsea FC v Sydney FC
Tuesday 2nd June 2015
6:00PM - Gates Open
7:15PM - Event Activities Commence
8:00PM - Kick-off: Chelsea FC v Sydney FC
- Arrive early to soak in the fantastic pre-game atmosphere at Sydney Olympic Park. The party starts outside ANZ Stadium from 4pm
- With public transport included in all game-day tickets, fans are encouraged to use additional and direct train and bus services in place for the event.
- With a capacity crowd expected and peak hour traffic, it is best to leave the car at home, but if you do intend to drive, it is important to pre-book parking via the Sydney Olympic Park Authority website here.
- To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here.
All tickets to the Chelsea FC v Sydney FC match at ANZ Stadium include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains services, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses and regular Sydney Buses (STA) services and Sydney Ferries services.
Fans are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the direct transport services in operation.
For more information on transport, see the section below.
The closest train station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park Station.
Getting to the Stadium:
Additional services will run from Central to Olympic Park on the T1 Western Line every 15 minutes from 5:40pm to 6:10pm and then every 7-8 minutes until 10:00pm.
Alternatively, catch a train to Lidcombe Station and then head to the Sprint Platform for a direct service to Olympic Park. Trains from Lidcombe to Olympic Park run every 10 minutes from 2:50pm to 10:20pm.
Getting Home from the Stadium:
Additional services will run from Olympic Park to Central on the T1 Western Line every 5 minutes until 12:30am.
Services to Lidcombe and Blacktown will run every 7 minutes until 12am.
Extra Central Coast & Newcastle Line services leave Central at 10:16pm and 11:23pm stopping at Strathfield, Eastwood, Epping, Hornsby then all stations to Wyong (except Wondabyne).
Blue Mountains Line services will make an additional stop at Lidcombe at 10:36pm, 11:36pm, 12:36am and 1:05am.
For further timetable information, click here.
· Trackwork is taking place during the event and may affect how you travel.
Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses start running between 4:15pm, and 4:50pm depending on the route and arrive at the precinct from around 6:00pm. Services continue to arrive into Olympic Park until 7:50pm.
Return services start from approximately 10:00pm.
The last bus on each route leaves Sydney Olympic Park at 10:45pm.
Scheduled wheelchair accessible buses will travel on each route.
Sydney Buses Route 525 run between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park.
With a large crowd expected for this much anticipated event, fans who have not pre-booked parking are encouraged to leave the car at home and take advantage of the increased public transport services.
For those planning to drive, pre-booking your parking space is highly recommended. You can pre-book parking via:
Sydney Olympic Park Authority: Print your ticket at home by clicking here. Please note: pre-booked parking tickets cannot be booked on the day of the event.
Ticketek: Order your tickets by clicking here, or calling 132 849. Please note: These can only be mailed out to customers or collected from Ticketek agencies.
It is strongly advised that you take advantage of return public transport travel (included in your tickets) to the game, but if you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:
If you decide to drive, the below routes are advised and can help minimise traffic issues:
From the NORTH: Through Top Ryde, take Victoria Rd and then Silverwater Rd and Holker Street to Sydney Olympic Park;
From the SOUTH: Turn onto Parramatta Road then Hill Road to Sydney Olympic Park;
From the EAST: Take Parramatta Road then Birnie Avenue or Hill Road. If you are driving along Victoria Road, consider taking Silverwater Road then Holker Street.
From the WEST: Turn onto Silverwater Road then Holker Street or turn onto Hill Road, and then to Sydney Olympic Park.
Sydney FC take on English Premier League Champions Chelsea FC at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday 2 June. Follow @SydneyFC on Twitter for match updates or catch the game live on 7mate.