Let’s plan ahead. 10,000 cyclists will be making their way to Sydney on Sunday 4th November to start this awesome ride to Wollongong, so plan ahead to make this an easy and stress-free experience. We highly recommend taking public transport or staying close to the start line. Take a look at all your options below
Staying somewhere close to the start site in Tempe or Engadine? Awesome you are well ahead of the pack! Remember it will be dark, so have your fluro gear, reflectors and lights ON to stay safe.
If you would like to stay close to the start location then check out our accommodation options – coming soon.
The best way to get to the start. If you have the option of getting public transport to the event, we highly recommend it. Below are all the details…
82km Start – get off at Wolli Creek station
58km Start – get off at Engadine station
To help get your exhilarated-self home after your ride we’ve partnered with Sydney Trains to offer 26 additional trains from Wollongong to Sydney.
Special Event Train Tickets will be available to purchase at the Finish Village Train Ticket Marquee in Wollongong from 8.15AM on Event Day, right next to the Merchandise Marquee.
This ticket will allow you to travel on the Sydney Trains Network (rail network bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst and Dungog stations) on your return journey from Wollongong.
IMPORTANT - Opal cards will not be valid on these special event train services
For more information on trains, visit our FAQs under Transport.
At both start locations we have a drop off zone for those who can get a lift with the awesome person that will get up nice and early to help you out! Or organise a carpool with your team!
There is limited parking at both start and finish locations.
There is no official parking available at the start locations, we encourage everyone to use public transport where possible or the drop off zone. This is a residential area so on street parking is limited.
There is limited parking available within close proximity of the Finish Village in Wollongong. We will provide a list of locations closer to the day.