SMASH! 2017 will be at Rosehill Gardens and is easily accessible by public transport and by car.

By Public Transport

Use the Transport for NSW Trip Planner to plan your SMASH! journey.

Major interchanges

  • Lidcombe

    • Take an M92 Metrobus stopping at James Ruse Drive.

  • Clyde

    • Take a T6 Carlingford Line train to Rosehill.
      Shuttles run every 20 minutes between 07:00 and 19:00.

  • Granville

    • Take a City-bound train to Clyde, and change for Rosehill.

  • Parramatta

    • Take a shuttle bus from Smith St outside the Sydney Water building.

    • Take a train to Clyde for Rosehill trains.


Free train travel to and from SMASH!
Your pre-purchased SMASH! ticket includes train travel to and from Rosehill for the dates marked on your ticket.

If you have a valid SMASH! ticket or pass, you do not need to tap on or off with your Opal card.

If your station has ticket gates, flash your ticket or pass to station staff to travel.


The best interchange station is Clyde.

A train shuttle will also run between Clyde and Rosehill from 07:00 to 19:00:

  • :02, :22 and :42 past the hour from Clyde,

  • :12, :32 and :52 past the hour from Rosehill Platform 1.

Weekend trains run as normal on the T6 Carlingford Line.

  • Regular services depart for Clyde at :22 past the hour from 19:00 to 01:00.

  • The 22:22 and 23:22 trains will depart from Platform 2.


Trackwork is planned on the convention weekend for:


Fine print: Tickets include travel on Sydney Trains and NSW Trainlink Intercity non-booked services in the area bounded by Bomaderry (Nowra), Goulburn, Bathurst, Dungog and Scone. Customers travelling to or from International and Domestic Airport stations will need to purchase a gate pass when entering or exiting from the stations. Tickets are valid for travel until 4:00am the following day on Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 August 2017.


Parramatta - Rosehill Shuttle

A dedicated SMASH! bus shuttle will run between Parramatta Interchange and Rosehill:

  • between 07:00 - 11:00

  • between 14:00 - 18:00.

  • Buses run approximately every 30 minutes.

Follow signs to the event bus stops at:

  • Smith St, between Sydney Water and WSU building,

  • Gate 1 (Might and Power), Grand Parade.


Metrobus M92

Operates between Sutherland and Parramatta via Bankstown approximately every 20 minutes.
This bus stops at James Ruse Drive, Rosehill.

  • Last Sutherland service 19:45 on Sunday and 19:51 on Saturday.

  • Last Parramatta service 20:47 on Saturday and 20:42 on Sunday.

By Car

SMASH! is accessible from James Ruse Drive from via M2 Hills and M4 Western Motorway.

New tolls on the M4

From 15 August 2017, travel on the M4 between Homebush Bay Drive, Homebush and James Ruse Drive, Rosehill will will incur a toll, depending on how far you travel. Details are on the WestConnex site.

Access to carparks

Carparks P2-P5 are accessible by heading southbound on James Ruse Drive.
Drivers approaching from the south may need to turn onto Grand Parade and use the roundabout to access parking. Please follow signs and directions from traffic control on the day.
There will be no vehicle access to other carparks from P1 (Might and Power).


Rosehill Gardens is an accessible venue. More details are available on our Accessibility page.