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Getting Around

Getting to and from all Competition Rounds is easy

Sydney Visitor Information Maps to get around

Public Transport

Public Transport is the most effective and environmentally friendly way of getting to and from the Competition. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Sydney Opera House are all easily accessible via trains, buses and ferries.

Transport NSW Journey Planner

Use Transport NSW's Journey Planner to plan your trip around the Competition.

Transport NSW Journey Planner

Getting there by bus

Philip Street Bus Stop

Philip Street, Museum of Sydney, 4 minute walk to Conservatoiurm or 8 minute walk to Sydney Opera House

Bus NumberRoute
308Marrickville - City
373Coogee – City
333/380North Bondi – City
343Kingsford – Chatswood
392/399City – Little Bay
396Maroubra – City
397City – South Maroubra
L94La Perouse – City
M52Parramatta – City

Chifley Square Bus Stop

Chifley Square, 8 minute walk to Conservatorium or 14 minute walk to Sydney Opera House

Bus NumberRoute
308Marrickville - City
373Coogee – City
333/380North Bondi – City
343Kingsford – Chatswood
392/399City – Little Bay
396Maroubra – City
397City – South Maroubra
L94La Perouse – City
M52Parramatta – City

York Street Bus Stop

York Street, Lang Park, 14 minute walk to Conservatorium or 18 minute walk to Sydney Opera House

Bus NumberRoute
288Epping - City
292Lane Cove – York Street
610Rouse Hill – Wynyard
M40Chatswood – Bondi

Macquarie Street Bus Stop

Macquarie Street, Botanic Gardens 5 minute walk to Conservatorium or 12 minute walk to Sydney Opera House

Bus NumberRoute
200Bondi Junction – Chatswood

Circular Quay Bus Stop

Circular Quay, 10 min walk to Conservatorium and Sydney Opera House

Bus NumberRoute
301East Gardens - City
374Coogee to City
377City – Maroubra
515Eastwood – City

Getting there by train

Martin Place Station

Terminal 4 (T4) is a 10 minute walk to Conservatorium or Sydney Opera House.

Circular Quay Station

Terminal 2 (T2) or Terminal 3 (T3) are a 10 minute walk to Conservatorium or Sydney Opera House.

Getting there by ferry

Circular Quay Ferry

The Sydney Opera House and Conservatorium are also accessible by ferry into Circular Quay and a 10 minute walk.

Driving

If you plan on driving to the Competition you will need to factor walking times from the various parking stations close by.

At the Conservatorium of Music there is a set-down and pick-up area at the front of the venue. There is no parking at the Conservatorium.

Parking

There are number of parking stations close by to the Conservatorium and the Sydney Opera House. All have various rates for parking. Below are some options for the closest parking stations. Please check parking prices and operating hours directly with the carpark operators before you travel.

Secure Parking

131 Macquarie Street

Website

1300 727 483

200m

2 min walk to Conservatorium

10 min walk to Opera House

Rates
0-30 mins $20
0.5-1 hours $35
1-2 hours $59
2-3 hours $69
3 hours + $89
5pm – midnight $28
Early Bird:
Enter 7am - 9:30am
Exit 3:30pm - 7pm
$26.99
Weekend $28/day
Sat & Sun $15 Online Secure a Spot rate

Sir Stamford Hotel

93 Macquarie Street (entrance via Albert Street)

Website

+61 2 9252 4600

210m

4 min walk to Conservatorium

8 min walk to Opera House

Rates
0-1 hours $18
1-2 hours $30
2-3 hours $45
3-5 hours $55
5 hours + $60
Evening 6pm – midnight $30
Early Bird:
Enter 7am - 9am
Exit 4pm - 7pm
$30
Weekend day rate $35
Weekly flat rate $165

Domain

St Marys Road

Website

+61 2 9232 6165

1.2km

15 min walk to Conservatorium

25 min walk to Opera House

Rates
0-30 minutes $4
0.5-1 hours $9
1-2 hours $22
2-3 hours $36
3-4 hours $48
Evening 5pm – midnight $10
24hr Fri-Sat $10
Early Bird:
Enter before 9:30am
Exit 3:30pm - 7pm
(ex. public holidays)
$19
Weekend day rate $10
Weekly 7 day pass $100

Opera House - Wilson Parking

2A Macquarie St, Sydney

Website

1800 727 5464

750m

10 min walk to Conservatorium

Rates
0-30 minutes $5
0.5-1 hours $13
1-2 hours $26
2-3 hours $38
3-4 hours $48
4 hours + $55
Evening Mon-Sun
Enter after 5pm
Exit before 6am next day
$38
Early Bird Mon-Fri:
Enter 6am - 10am
Exit 3pm - 7:30pm
$14
Sat & Sun 6am-5pm $15
Book a bay discounts available