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Getting Here

Sydney Olympic Park is easily approached by road, with the M4, Victoria Road and Parramatta Road in close proximity.

Free parking
For short visits there are 2-hour free-parking spaces located on Grand Parade, Olympic Boulevard and Dawn Fraser Avenue.

Casual parking
Sydney Olympic Park has over 10,000 parking spaces site-wide. Carparks P1, P5 and P6 are in close proximity to Sydney Showground. Costs: $7 per hour, up to a maximum fee of $35 per day.

We recommend you pre-book parking if you plan to visit Sydney Showground on the day of a major event. Cost is $35 per car for the day. This cost is for one entry and exit into your selected car park.

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Budget, luxury, boutique or upscale, there's a great range of accommodation options within walking distance of Sydney Showground.

When you head to Sydney Showground for an event, why not extend your stay for the night.

The Pullman at Sydney Olympic Park

Olympic Boulevard Sydney Olympic Park
5 Star, 212 rooms
2 minute walk to Sydney Showground

Novotel Sydney Olympic Park

Olympic Boulevard Sydney Olympic Park
4.5 Star, 177 rooms
2 minute walk to Sydney Showground

Quest Serviced Apartments

6 Edwin Flack Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park
140 fully self-contained Studio, One, Two & Three Bedroom apartments
10 minute walk to Sydney Showground

Hotel Ibis

Olympic Boulevard Sydney Olympic Park
3.5 Star, 144 rooms
2 minute walk to Sydney Showground

Ibis Budget Hotel

Edwin Flack Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park
2 Star, 156 rooms
10 minute walk to Sydney Showground

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Sydney Showground is located in the geographic heart of Sydney and is ideally positioned to take advantage of numerous attractions.

Visitors are spoilt for choice with activities to suit everyone. From exploring the city's iconic venues and discovering the melting pot of cultures and cuisines in the surrounding suburbs, to traversing the wetlands and woodlands surrounding Sydney Olympic Park or going further afield to Greater Western Sydney and beyond.


Nearby Sydney is just a short train ride away and home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. The city's many suburbs play host to a wide range of art galleries, restaurants, parks, a vibrant coffee scene and great retail. To find out what's happening in Sydney when you visit, go to

Sydney Olympic Park has much to offer sporting enthusiasts and nature lovers. There's a skate park, archery centre, tennis courts, and an aquatic centre complete with a gym and water slides.

With five parks and an abundance of walks and cycling trails, there is plenty to keep you active.

For a full listing of what's on at Sydney Olympic Park, visit

This is the gateway to majestic, World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. Less than two hours travel by train, the area gets its name from the hazy blue atmosphere caused by eucalyptus mist refracted in the sun. Go and enjoy lunch in one of the scenic villages or do something more adventurous like hiking, bush walking or abseiling.

Find out more by visiting

Dining & entertainment

There is a wide range of tempting meal options just a short stroll from Sydney Showground.From simple cafes and snacks on the go, to exotic Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, there are plenty of options to choose from.

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View a list of hotels and apartments closest to Sydney Showground. 



Sydney Olympic Park has almost 400 accessible car parking spaces for people with a disability:

P1 car park - 179 spaces
P2 car park - 10 spaces
P3 car park - 46 spaces
P4 car park - 32 spaces
P5 car park - 77 spaces
P6 car parks - 18 spaces
P8 car park - 6 spaces

There are on-street accessible spaces along Showground Road (8 spaces) and Dawn Fraser Avenue west (5 spaces). Please plan ahead as these may not be available during major events due to road closures.

To pre-book your parking, buy a standard space in your preferred car park and use an accessible space on the day of your visit.

When using an accessible parking space, please display your Accessible Parking Permit to avoid fines.

For short visits, such as meetings, there are ample two hour free parking spaces located on Grand Parade, Olympic Boulevard and Dawn Fraser Avenue.

Parking costs between $6 per hour, up to a maximum fee of $30 per day.

If you plan to visit Sydney Showground on the day of a major event pre-booked parking is recommended (some events at Sydney Olympic Park incur a flat rate of $25).

For the latest information on parking at Sydney Olympic Park visit

P1 - 2 metres
P3 - 2.1 metres
P8 - 2.3 metres

All other carparks (P2, P4, P5 and P6) are open air car parks.


Getting Here

There are a number of parking stations available around Sydney Olympic Park. The closest to GIANTS Stadium are P1, P5 & P6.

For major events, we recommend pre-booking parking through Sydney Olympic Park Authority.

Parking can be pre-booked through Sydney Olympic Park Authority’s website

Sydney Olympic Park has over 10,000 parking spots available.

To book visit

One of the legacies of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games are world class transport facilities which support workers, residents, visitors, venues and events on site.
Sydney Olympic Park is accessible by regular trainbus and ferry services.

The closest taxi rank is located near the Novotel Hotel on Herb Elliot Ave.

Yes, but pick up locations may vary depending on road closures in Sydney Olympic Park. Please contact your ride share operator for further information.

Yes, bicycle parking is available on Grand Pde at Cathy Freeman Park. Bicycles cannot be brought into the stadium.

Yes, Sydney Olympic Park have a variety of parking options available. Visit for more information.

What's on

Jay Chou Carnival World Tour
Saturday 2 March

Jay Chou Carnival World Tour

Fans, mark your calendars now and re-unite with King of Mandopop, Jay Chou who will be returning to Australia in March 2024 to resume his electrifying Jay Chou Carnival World Tour!

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GWS GIANTS v Collingwood
Saturday 9 March 7:30pm

GWS GIANTS v Collingwood

Home of the Big Big Sound!

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GWS GIANTS v North Melbourne
Saturday 16 March 4:35pm

GWS GIANTS v North Melbourne

Home of the Big Big Sound!

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Sydney Royal Easter Show
Friday 22 March - Tuesday 2 April

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Twelve days of non-stop entertainment!

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Meatstock: The Music & Barbecue Festival
Friday 19 - Sunday 21 April

Meatstock: The Music & Barbecue Festival

A Carnivore's Paradise of BBQ, Music and Madness!

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