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Spend a day at the Sydney Royal Easter Show (Show) and you can not only see but also interact with beautiful farmyard animals, taste award-winning produce, shop 'til you drop and, if you dare, feel the adrenaline in the carnival.

The Show is held at Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park which is conveniently serviced by trains, buses and ferries.


* P1 carpark is sold out for Monday 17 April *

Pre-book parking

Closest parking to Showground access is P1.

Parking at Sydney Olympic Park will be in high demand during the Sydney Royal Easter Show and car parks are likely to reach capacity, particularly on weekends and Easter public holidays.

To avoid disappointment and guarantee a space, you are strongly encouraged to pre-book. Please note that pre-book parking is available until 23.59 pm the night before your visit.

Car Park Shuttle Buses will be running between Dawn Fraser Avenue (near the rail station) and the P3 and P4 car parks, in a limited and reduced capacity, with priority given to patrons with a disability, parents with prams and the Elderly.

Public Transport

Ticketholders are encouraged to leave the car at home and catch public transport to the Show. Sydney Olympic Park is easily accessible by public transport and plenty of extra services will run each day of the event including express trains and Major Event Buses. Your ticket to the Show includes entry and return travel on public transport.

All the details you need to plan your trip is available at You can plan your trip using the Trip Planner up to two weeks before you visit the Show.

Your Sydney Royal Easter Show ticket includes travel on public transport (services detailed below) to and from the Show between Thursday, 6 April and Monday, 17 April 2023 inclusive:

  • Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink Intercity services (non-booked services bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Sydney Metro North West services
  • Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses
  • Sydney metropolitan and outer metropolitan buses
  • Sydney and Newcastle Light Rail services
  • Sydney and Newcastle Ferries

Simply show your Show ticket or approved pass to the Transport for NSW staff when boarding services. 

Remember to keep your ticket safe for your return journey home as a valid ticket is required when travelling on public transport. 

Note, a separate station access fee is payable for travel to and from the Domestic and International Airport stations - this fee is not covered by your Show ticket travel entitlements.

Express and limited stop trains will run regularly to Olympic Park from Central Station and western line stations during the Show.

You can also consider driving and parking at a nearby station commuter car park and continuing your trip into Olympic Park on the train. Alternatively Olympic Park is approximately 15 minutes' walk from Concord West station.

Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses will run on all nine routes each day of the Easter Show from the early morning until late at night from Thursday 6 to Monday 17 April. Buses run from the Northern Beaches, Inner West, Sutherland Shire, North Western Suburbs, Hills District and Southern Suburbs to Olympic Park and return.
Travel on these Major Event Buses is included in your ticket to the Easter Show.    
Service times:
• To Olympic Park: services run every 10 to 20 minutes starting between 6:30am and 8am, with last services departing between 2.10pm and 3.30pm. Services times vary depending on the route so plan ahead and check timetables online. Buses begin arriving into the precinct from 8:30am until 4pm.
• From Olympic Park: services start leaving Olympic Park from 2pm, with the last bus on each route leaving the precinct at 11pm each night of the Show.
See the TFNSW Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Bus route map for more details on the routes and stops. For more info visit the dedicated Sydney Royal Easter Show event page.
Big crowds are expected over the Easter long weekend so, please allow extra travel time and be prepared to queue when boarding major event buses which will be in high demand. If queues are long, consider catching regular route buses to nearby train stations and continuing your trip by train. Plan your trip using the Trip Planner at
Regular route buses 525, 526 and 533 also run to Olympic Park however these services are limited and not all services run late on weeknight or weekends so plan ahead.

You can also catch a ferry to Olympic Park Wharf where you can connect with a regular route bus to get to the precinct.

Taxis are available on Herb Elliot Ave (near Australia Ave) until 5.00pm and then on Murray Rose Ave (near the Carnival gate) from 5.00pm - 11.00pm.

Opening Hours

We look forward to seeing you at the Sydney Royal Easter Show from Thursday 6 April 2023 to Monday 17 April 2023.

Please refer to the opening times below.

Main gate
(on Olympic Boulevard, near Sydney Olympic Park train station):

Plaza entry gate
(near P1 carpark):


  • Alpaca Pavilion: 9.00am-7.00pm (14-19 April 2022)
  • Arts & Crafts Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Cattle Pavilions: Daily 9.00am-7.00pm.
    Cattle Pavilions will be closed from 2pm on 10 April 2023 and will reopen with Dairy Cattle approx. 11am on 13 April 2023
  • Channel 7 Woodchop Stadium: 9.00am-6.00pm
  • Riverina Fresh Working Dairy: Daily 10.00am-5.00pm
  • ADVANCE™ Dog Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Farmyard Nursery: Mon-Fri 9.30am-6.30pm
  • Fashion & Style Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Flower & Garden Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Heritage Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Home & Lifestyle Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Horse Pavilions: Daily 9.00am-7.00pm
  • Kids' World: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Pet Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • Pig & Goat Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.00pm
    Paddington Pavilion will be closed at 5pm on 10, 14 & 19 April goat breed changeovers
  • Sheep & Wool Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.00pm
  • Poultry Pavilion: Daily 9.00am-7.00pm
  • The Stables: Daily 10.00am-9.00pm
  • Woolworths Ag Discovery: Daily 9.00am-7.00pm
  • Woolworths Fresh Food Dome: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*
  • World Bazaar: Daily 9.00am-7.30pm*

    * Until 8.30pm on public holidays and weekends

Showbag Pavilion: 9.30am-9.30pm weekdays

Evening entertainment and fireworks: The evening begins at 6pm with the Wrangler Federation Rodeo Challenge (6 to 11 April 2023), and the World Championship Campdraft (12 to 17 April 2023). Entertainment concludes with the fireworks finale.

Carnival on Australia Avenue: 8.30am - 9.30pm



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