Getting To Granny Smith

Photo of Bus

Leave the car - there are plenty of other options!

At the last Granny Smith Festival around 90,000 people came to Eastwood to attend the festival. Parking around the area is limited and will be filled early in the day.

Train

Eastwood Station is just across the road from the Festival. Trains run on the Northern Line, with northbound trains going to Epping and Hornsby, and southbound trains going to Denistone and the City.

Check timetables at www.transportnsw.info.

Bus

The following bus routes will get you to the Festival:

  • 515 - Eastwood - Ryde - Circular Quay
  • 521 - Eastwood - Parramatta
  • 541 - Eastwood - Epping
  • 542 - Auburn - North Ryde
  • 543 - West Ryde - Eastwood
  • 544 - Macquarie Centre - Auburn
  • 545 - Chatswood - Parramatta
  • 550 - Parramatta - Dundas - Eastwood - Macquarie Park
  • 551 - Eastwood – Marsfield

As there are ‘Festival Road Closures”, please plan your trip from start to finish with bus, train and ferry timetable information at Transport NSW Trip Planner.

The City of Ryde Shop Ryder will be running an extended service until 6pm on the day -  Saturday 15 October. Please check back soon for the updated time table.

Cycle

There are lots of cycle routes to get you to the festival and six dedicated bicycle parking areas to secure your bike once you get there.
Additional bike parking will be added on Hillview Road near the roundabout that intersects with Lakeside Road. 

For details of cycling routes and other parking locations, see the City of Ryde Bike Map(PDF, 14MB).

We do ask bike riders to take care of pedestrians and to dismount their bikes once entering into the festival area. 

Disability Drop Off Zone

If you have a disability parking permit and require close access to the Festival, use our free Drop Off Zone. Entry is on the corner of Shaftsbury Road and Hillview Lane located on the Festival Map.
Unfortunately access won’t be available between 8.00 – 11.00am due to the Grand Street Parade.