Got a big event coming up?

Transperth is the easy, simple way to attend many sporting fixtures, concerts and other events. Check the information below before planning your journey.


AFL: Fremantle v North Melbourne

Sun 24 Mar

Optus Stadium

Bounce Down 3.20pm

This week's game is guaranteed to be a good one – especially since your footy ticket includes travel on all Transperth services for three hours either side of the match (special event buses only operate one hour after the final siren). If asked, proudly show off your ticket to the driver or inspector.

Keep in mind, you must have your football ticket or membership card on you to travel for no extra cost. If you’re planning on collecting your ticket at the venue, you will need to pay a normal fare to get there.

Getting to and from Optus Stadium

Transperth operates an integrated public transport plan to connect event-goers with the Perth CBD and wider metropolitan area.

Buses 

Some special event services operating to Optus Stadium will change with the introduction of Route 655 operating from Forrestfield, the relocation of the CBD shuttle to Perth Stadium Bus Station and the opening of Curtin Central Bus Station.


Route 655 Kalamunda Bus Station via Forrestfield

New Route 655 will run from Kalamunda Bus Station via Forrestfield and Belmont Forum. It will service the suburbs of Belmont, Rivervale, Forrestfield and Kalamunda. After the event, Route 655 will depart stands 7 and 8 from Perth Stadium Bus Station. See a map of Route 655.


Route 657 Curtin University Bus Station

Route 657 will make an additional stop at the new Curtin Central Bus Station. See a map of Route 657.


Route 661

The CBD shuttle will now operate via St Georges/Adelaide Tce to Perth Stadium Bus Station instead of Matagarup Bridge Bus Stands. Route 661 will no longer run as a circular route along Wellington and Milligan streets or terminate at Matagarup Bridge Bus Stands. See a map of Route 661.


Perth Stadium Bus Station

There will be changes to some departure stands after the event:

  • Route 650 to Karrinyup Bus Station will now depart from stands 18 – 20 only
  • Route 655 to Kalamunda Bus Station will depart from stands 7 and 8
  • Route 661 to Perth CBD will now depart from stands 21 and 22 at Perth Stadium Bus Station.

See a map of Perth Stadium Bus Station. 

Travel By Train

Transperth Train System Map

To get you to the match, trains stopping at Perth Stadium Station depart Perth Station approximately every 7 minutes, from 12.00pm.
 

Armadale Line To: Take the Armadale Line straight to Perth Stadium Station, trains will depart approximately every 15 minutes, commencing at 8.15am.
  From: Take the Armadale Line from Platform 5/6 via the Eastern Concourse at Perth Stadium Station, the last train departs at 12.07am.
Thornlie Line To: Take the Thornlie Line straight to Perth Stadium Station,  trains will depart approximately every 15 minutes, commencing at 12.35pm.
  From: Take the Armadale Line to connect with train replacement buses (Route 908), operating between Thornlie and Cannington Stations. There will be no trains to Thornlie from Perth between approximately 4.22pm and 7.47pm.

Fremantle Line

To: Football specials depart Fremantle approximately every 15 minutes between 1.20pm and 2.20pm. 
Alternatively, take a timetabled Fremantle Line train to Perth Station, then change to an Armadale Line service to Perth Stadium Station.
 

From: Trains depart Platform 3 via the Western Concourse and travel express to City West then all stops to Fremantle between 6.01pm and 6.56pm. If you're leaving early you will need to take a Perth train shuttle from the Eastern Concourse. 
After 6.56pm take a train to Perth from the Eastern Concourse and transfer to the Fremantle Line. The last connecting train departs Perth Stadium Station at 11.49pm. 

Joondalup Line To: Football specials depart Butler approximately every 15 minutes between 12.35pm and 2.20pm. 
Alternatively, take a timetabled Joondalup Line train to Perth Underground, then change to an Armadale Line service to Perth Stadium Station. 
 

From: Trains depart Platform 4 via the Western Concourse and travel express to Leederville then all stops to Butler between 6.06pm and 7.00pm, with some services terminating at Clarkson. If you're leaving early you will need to take a Perth train shuttle from the Eastern Concourse. 
After 7.00pm take a train to Perth from the Eastern Concourse and transfer to the Joondalup Line. The last connecting train departs Stadium Station at 11.49pm.

Mandurah Line To: Take a Mandurah Line train to Perth Underground and change to an Armadale Line service to Perth Stadium Station.
  From: Take a train to Perth from the Eastern Concourse and transfer to the Mandurah Line. The last connecting train departs Perth Stadium Station at 11.49pm.
Midland Line To: Take a train to East Perth Station and walk over the Windan Bridge. See a map of the walking route here.
Alternatively, take a Midland Line train to Perth Station and change to an Armadale Line service to Perth Stadium Station. 
  From: Walk over the Windan Bridge to East Perth Station, or take a train to Perth from the Eastern Concourse, and transfer to the Midland Line. The last connecting train departs Perth Stadium Station at 11.49pm.

Travel By Bus

Please remember special event buses run for ONE HOUR after the final siren.

Route  
661 CBD Shuttle via St Georges and Adelaide Tce 
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 1.00pm and 3.05pm, buses will operate on a 5 minute frequency.
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 21 and 22
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
650

Karrinyup Bus Station (Stand 5) via Innaloo
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.40pm and 2.35pm, buses will operate on a 5 minute frequency.
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 18 to 20
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.

652 Mirrabooka Bus Station (Stand 12) via Alexander Dr
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.44pm and 2.39pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency.
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 14 and 15
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
653 Morley Bus Station (Stand 6) via Beaufort St
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.49pm and 2.44pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency.
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 16 and 17
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
654 Ellenbrook Town Centre (Stop Number 22417) via Bassendean Station
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.33pm and 2.33pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency. 
via Bassendean Station 
Between 12.56pm and 2.56pm, buses will operate on a 2 - 10 minute frequency. 
From Stadium Bus Station - STANDS 12 and 13
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
655 Kalamunda Bus Station (Stand 3) via Forrestfield
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.40pm and 2.35pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency. 
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 6 and 7 
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
656 Canning Vale (Stop Number 10520) via Bentley Plaza
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.38pm and 2.33pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency. 
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 10 and 11
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
657

Curtin University Bus Station (Stand 6)
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.53pm and 2.48pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency.
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 8 and 9
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.

658 Hamilton Hill (Stop Number 25562) via Kardinya Park
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.29pm and 2.24pm, buses will operate on a 5 – 10 minute frequency.
via Booragoon Bus Station
Between 12.49pm and 2.44pm, buses will operate on a 2 - 10 minute frequency. 
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 4 and 5
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.
659 Fremantle Station (Stand 2) via Canning Hwy
To Stadium Bus Station
Between 12.39pm and 2.34pm, buses will operate on a 5 - 10 minute frequency.
From Stadium Bus Station – STANDS 1, 2 and 3 
Buses will operate between 5.55pm and 6.55pm.

Service Disruptions

Some services will be affected on Optus Stadium event days. 

  • The pedestrian and level crossing on Moore St will be non-operational between 12.30pm and 8.30pm. Pedestrians can use the McIver Station underpass at the east end of the station.
  • Thornlie Line trains will be cancelled between approximately 4.22pm and 7.47pm. Passengers can take the Armadale Line to connect with train replacement buses, operating between Thornlie and Cannington stations.
  • Trains on the Armadale and Midland lines will not stop at Claisebrook or McIver stations between approximately 5.32pm and 7.36pm. Train replacement buses will be operating during this time. Route 905 runs on a 10-minute frequency between Perth Busport and East Perth Station, stopping at Claisebrook, McIver and Perth stations and at Wellington St after Forrest Pl (Stop 12924).

Services will be busy, please allow extra travel time getting to and from the event.

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