Parramatta Park is an easy walk from train stations and multi-level carparks. Parramatta Park will be closed to all vehicles from 1:00pm on Monday 31 December 2018. There will be no parking inside the Park.
The Park is wheelchair accessible. See accessibility information page for more details.
It is strongly recommended to take public transport to the event. There will be significant traffic delays in the City around the Park due to road closures.
Plan your trip ahead of time with up-to-date information via Transport NSW's Trip Planner or call 131 500.
Westmead Station is a quick 5-minute walk via Railway Avenue and Parramatta Station is a short 12-minute walk to Parramatta Park.
Parramatta Station has rail links to most major suburban centres in Sydney and the Blue Mountains with a travel distance of just 30-minutes from Sydney CBD.
Parramatta is well served by buses to the interchange on Argyle Street, near Parramatta Station. Bus routes connect Parramatta with other Sydney destinations such as Castle Hill, Hornsby, Ryde, Strathfield and Sydney CBD.
NB: Routes may be changed due to road closures.
Park and Walk
Public transport is the best way to get to and from the event. If you do need to drive, paid parking is available across five multi-story parking stations throughout the Parramatta CBD.
The best entry points into the Park are through the George Street gate to the east and Park Avenue (Queens Road) to the west.
Riverbank Car Park - Entry via Phillip Street, Dirrabarri Lane
Eat Street Car Park - Entry via Erby Place
City Centre Car Park - Entry via George Street
Parramatta Station Car Park - Entry via Wentworth Street
Hunter Street Car Park - Entry via 4-14 Hunter Street (exit only between 8:00pm - 10:00pm)
Paid parking is also available at Westfield Parramatta.
Road Closures and Delays
Significant road closures and managed access points will be in place on Monday, 31 December 2018. Expect traffic delays throughout the City and surrounding Parramatta Park.
- Some on-street parking will be removed from around Parramatta Park and the Parramatta CBD from 6am, Monday 31 December.
- Parramatta Park will be vehicle-free from 1pm, Monday 31 December, with no public access for vehicles.
- Railway Pde east of Ashley La, Westmead
- Central Ave, Westmead
- Alfred St, Westmead
- Park Ave between Queens Rd and Railway Parade, Westmead
Managed access will be in place for residents only, with delays expected between 8pm-10pm
- Macquarie St between Pitt Street and O'Connell Street. Managed access will be in place to exit vehicles from Hunter Street Car Park.
- Pitt Street between Argyle Street and Macquarie Street
8pm - 10pm (Parramatta)
- O 'Connell Street between Macquarie Street and Victoria Road, Parramatta
- Macquarie Street between Pitt Street and Church Street, Parramatta. Marsden Street will remain open.
- Pitt Street between Argyle Street and Macquarie Street, Parramatta
- Hunter Street at O'Connell Street, Parramatta. Managed drive lane access will be in place to allow vehicles exiting the car park from Hunter Street to exit onto Pitt Street and O'Connell Street via Macquarie Street.
8pm - 10pm (Westmead)
There will be managed access during this time due to pedestrian activity. Managed access will impact:
- Railway Parade, Westmead
- Queens Road, Westmead
- Caroline Street, Westmead
- Park Avenue between Caroline Street and Railway Parade, Westmead
Pedestrian Access Closures
The Parramatta River cycleway between O’Connell Street Bridge and the Parramatta Park weir will be closed from all public access from 7am-10pm.
Parramatta New Year's Eve 2018 is going to be bigger than ever! Cyclists please be aware there will be changed traffic conditions inside the park from 27 December to 3 January. Please ride carefully and follow any safety instructions.