Getting to the Venue
Traffic & Transport Information
Patrons attending events at WIN Entertainment Centre and WIN Stadium are advised that the precinct can be busy and congested.
Patrons are encouraged to;
- Leave plenty of travel time to arrive at the venue
- Consider public transport options
- Consider being dropped off
- Park legally and considerately
Patrons travelling to the venues on the Freeway, are encouraged to use the Masters Road exit to avoid congestion at Mount Ousley Road both into and out of Wollongong.
Further information regarding train, bus, taxi and parking information is available below.
COVIDSafe Key Transport Messaging:
- Fans driving to the game are encouraged to plan to arrive early as parking in the area will be in high demand and traffic may be heavier than usual.
- Fans travelling by public transport are reminded that services continue to operate at a reduced capacity to maintain physical distancing across the network. Trains run to and from Wollongong regularly on weekends but allow additional travel time and plan ahead by checking real-time capacity indicators where available as you may need to wait for the next service with available physical distancing capacity.
- Remember to practise physical distancing when on-board transport services and to look for the ‘green dots’ to find the safest places to sit or stand.
- Visit transportnsw.info for details on transport services and more information on COVID-19 travel advice.
The Wollongong train station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the venue. Some local buses stop and pick up from the Harbour Street side of the venue.
Wollongong's FREE Gong Shuttle bus makes it easy to get around Wollongong's City Centre. The service operates between 7:00am and 10:00pm from Monday to Friday.
Every 10 minutes during peak (7:00am - 9:00am & 3:00pm - 6:00pm) and every 20 minutes off-peak.
The weekend service will operate every 20 minutes between 8:00am and 6:00pm.
For major events at WIN Stadium, a shuttle service runs between the Wollongong Train Station and WIN Stadium . The free Courtesy Bus starts two (2) hours before NRL kick-off. The bus picks up from Wollongong Station and makes its way down Burelli Street to WIN Stadium, Wollongong. The frequency of the bus runs to the train timetable of City Rail both ways.
At the conclusion of the game the bus makes return trips from WIN Stadium to Wollongong Station for up to one (1) hour post match.
A taxi rank is located across the road from WIN Stadium outside the Steelers Club on Burelli Street. There is also an additional taxi rank located adjacent the WIN Entertainment Centre on the corner of Crown & Harbour Streets.
Secure taxi ranks, staffed by a security guard from 11.30pm – 4.00am are located on Corrimal Street, and on the corner of Crown and Kembla Streets.
There are approximately 1,200 parking spaces located within close proximity, and only a few minutes walking distance, from WIN Stadium and WIN Entertainment Centre;
· WIN Stadium Car Park (opposite the Sage Hotel) – pay and display & special event parking rates apply
· Stewart Street Multi Story
· Stewart Street East – special event parking rates apply
· Salvation Army Carpark (Stewart Street)
· St Francis Xavier Cathedral
· Woolworths Car Park, Burelli Street
· Market Street
· David Jones Car Park
· Wollongong Central (GPT)
· Crown Central (North & South)
· Wollongong Station Car Park
Pay and Display machines operate on a number of on-street and off-street parking spaces in the city centre.
A drop off zone will be in operation on Burelli Street between Harbour and Corrimal Streets.
New South Wales has the largest population of all the states. Wollongong, situated in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, has a population close to 400,000, with an additional estimated 1.1 million people residing in Southern and Western Sydney, all within an easy 1 hours’ drive to Wollongong.
Road Wollongong CBD is only 85 kilometres, only a one hour drive, south of Sydney CBD and Airport. Canberra is 250 kilometres, or two and a half hours, via expressway.
Rail City Rail operates daily commuter services along the South Coast in fast and efficient, air conditioned trains. The trip follows one of the most scenic railway lines with breathtaking views.
Air Wollongong CBD is 85 kilometres south of Sydney Domestic and International Airports.