IT'S a classic battle for the West when the Parramatta Eels host the Penrith Panthers at ANZ Stadium Saturday 22 April.

Who will take home the bragging rights and claim the title of "Best in the West" as these two budding powerhouses go at it? 

Make sure you're at ANZ Stadium to find out! 

Event Schedule

Time Activity
12:35PM Gates Open
12:40PM Kick-off: Holden Cup – Parramatta Eels v Panthers
3:00PM Kick-off: NRL – Parramatta Eels v Panthers
Seating Plan

TOP TIPS

  • To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page.
  • Arrive early to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the match.
  • Tickets for the Parramatta Eels v Panthers match include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains services only.
  • Special 'Parramatta Eels Express' shuttle buses will also run on three routes from Castle Hill, Rouse Hill and Dural to Olympic Park.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

TRAINS

The closest station to ANZ Stadium is Olympic Park Station.

Tickets for the Parramatta Eels v Panthers match include entry and return travel on Sydney Trains services only.

Special event services will leave from Richmond at 12:34pm and 1:04pm, stopping all stations to Blacktown, Seven Hills, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville, Lidcombe then Olympic Park.

Alternatively, catch a train to Lidcombe Station and head to Platform Zero for direct shuttle services to Olympic Park which will run every 10 minutes until 12:30am.

To plan your trip visit the Transport for NSW game day event page here or use the Trip planner.

TRACKWORK

Scheduled trackwork will impact the T1 North Shore, Northern & Western Line and the Blue Mountains line as follows:

  • T1 North Shore, Northern & Western Line – buses will replace western line trains between Penrith and Blacktown.
  • Blue Mountains Line – buses will replace trains between Lithgow and Blacktown and between Bathurst and Central.

For the latest information, check Trackwork Service Updates.

BUSES

Special 'Parramatta Eels Express' shuttle buses will run on three routes from Castle Hill, Rouse Hill and Dural to Olympic Park for home games at ANZ Stadium.

Sydney Buses will operate to a normal weekend timetable.

  • Route 525 operates between Parramatta and Burwood via Sydney Olympic Park. 
  • Route 526 runs from the Sydney Olympic Park Ferry Wharf to Olympic Park.

Use the Transport NSW Trip Planner to help plan your journey. It will give you up-to-date train and bus timetable information. Click here for more information.

TRAFFIC

 For those who plan to drive, pre-booking your parking space is 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 collected from Ticketek agencies. 
Patron SMS Service

REPORT ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

A patron text message service will operate for all events. If you experience any issues during an event, SMS 0419 403 360 with your issue and location.


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