Public transport for Socceroos v Iraq

All tickets to the World Cup Asian Qualifier between the Qantas Socceroos and Iraq at Stadium Australia will include entry and public transport tickets.

Football Federation Australia (FFA), Sydney Olympic Park and Stadium Australia today announced that all tickets to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifier between the Qantas Socceroos and Iraq at Stadium Australia on Tuesday 18 June will include entry and travel on CityRail trains, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event buses, all regular bus services across Sydney and Sydney Ferries services.

Public transport is the best way to travel to Stadium Australia for next week-s must see match when the Socceroos take on Iraq in final match of the group stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

"A win against Iraq will see our Qantas Socceroos earn a place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil,” said FFA CEO David Gallop.

“We have seen a surge in ticket sales for this match and we are expecting a huge crowd to pour into Stadium Australia in the hope of witnessing history as the Socceroos attempt to qualify for their third straight FIFA World Cup.

“We advise all fans to arrive early and make use of their match tickets and catch public transport to and from the match on Tuesday night.

“I-d like to thank the NSW Government and the Transport Management Centre for their support in ensuring a full rollout of public transport for this great occasion.”

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Trains to Olympic Park will leave Central and Lidcombe stations around every 10 minutes from 5.40pm. Trains on the Blue Mountains Line will also make an extra stop at Lidcombe after 5pm.

Major Event Buses will run out to Sydney Olympic Park from Warriewood, Glebe, Marsfield, Maroubra, Castle Hill, Rouse Hill, Menai, Cronulla and Dural from between 4pm and 5pm, depending on the route.

Afterwards, trains back to Central will leave Olympic Park around every eight minutes from 9pm until 11.30pm. Trains to Lidcombe will leave Olympic Park every 10-15 minutes until 11.51pm. An extra South Line train to Campbelltown will leave Lidcombe at 11pm.

Return Major Event Buses will leave Sydney Olympic Park straight after fulltime, with the last bus on each route departing at 10.15pm.

Heavy traffic is expected in the area on Tuesday night so if you decide to drive, make sure you allow plenty of extra travel time and expect delays especially on the M4, Homebush Bay Drive, Silverwater Road and Parramatta Road.

For more information on travelling to and from the match click here.

The Qantas Socceroos will host Iraq at Sydney-s Stadium Australia on Tuesday, 18 June. Kick-off is at 7.30pm AEST. Tickets still available at