The 2020 Market Australia Convention is only a few months away, so here’s a quick travel guide to getting around Kingsford/Sydney.
For using GPS, here is the address to find your way to the convention:
The Juniors Kingsford
558A Anzac Parade
There are numerous spots available if you choose to drive. One parking garage located on Anzac Parade is only 250 metres from the venue. There is also plenty of street parking across the tramline and on Wallace Street — but please follow the parking signs and be aware of any charges that may apply.
The closest train station is Mascot Station, located on Bourke Street. From there, walk two minutes and catch the Bondi Junction bus from Stand C. Take the bus for approximately 15 minutes and get off at Anzac Parade at Hayward Street. The Juniors Kingsford is just a five-minute walk from the bus stop.
If you are traveling from Interstate, the route towards Mascot Station is as follows:
Direct Train from Domestic Airport Station to Mascot Station:
- Travel on T8 Airport & South Line towards City Circle via Airport
- Exit train at Mascot Station
*Please ensure you check Train timetable on the day of travel to confirm route.
To view map of NSW Trains Network, please click here.
*Handy Tip: transportnsw.info allows you to enter your location, destination, date and time to display the best travel options.
Sydney buses operate daily to and from Sydney Olympic Park. For more information on Sydney buses, visit www.transportnsw.info. Please note that if you are traveling via Public Transport, you will need to purchase an Opal Card.
Opal Cards NSW
Opal cards are smartcard tickets that you keep, reload and reuse to pay for travel on public transport. Simply add value to your Opal card then tap on and tap off to pay your fares on trains, buses, ferries and light rail – anywhere within the Opal network — making traveling on NSW Public Transport easy!
Opal Single-Trip Tickets
Opal single-trip tickets and Opal single bus tickets are single-use tickets for train, ferry, light rail and bus trips within the Opal network. You must tap on and tap off when travelling with an Opal single-trip ticket. Single-trip tickets are available from Opal top-up and single-trip ticket machines in the Opal network. Some machines accept Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard — and some accept Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and cash.
*Handy Tip: If you don’t have an Opal card, you can use your direct debit or credit card instead. Simply tap your Debit or Credit card on the Opal card reader as normal and the transit fee will be taken directly from your bank account. Note that there may be fees associated with using this feature.
For more information on Travelling with Opal visit: www.opal.com.au
Grab a cab! Taxi fare from Sydney Domestic Airport to The Juniors Kingsford is estimated between AUD$14.00 – AUD$25.00; Mascot Station to The Juniors Kingsford is estimated between AUD$10.40 – AUD$20.00.
If you’re interested in calculating taxi fare around town, taxifare.com.au can give you estimates. Below is a list of phone numbers to local taxi companies:
Taxis Combined: 13 33 00
Legion Taxis: 13 14 51
Premier Cabs: 13 10 17
Silver Service: 13 31 00
Uber is a convenient, inexpensive and safe car-hire service. Hire a private driver to pick you up and take you to your destination with a tap of a button on any smartphone device.
To start using Uber as a passenger, you must first sign up to create an account. After registering, download and install the app on your iPhone, Android or windows phone. Once you have logged in, the next step will be to set up your preferred payment method, such as a valid credit card or by linking your PayPal account. Note: This allows for a Cash-free environment. You’ll only be charged when you ride.
Now you’re ready! Whenever you need a ride; simply open up the Uber app on your phone. Ensure the pickup location is where you are now, select the car service you desire (from the bottom), tap “Set Pickup Location,” and then confirm by tapping “Request.”
To estimate the cost of an Uber ride, visit uberestimate.com.
Please note that UnFranchise® Owners are responsible for all travel expenses.
*Prices subject to change