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Adelaide Oval Footy Express

When: From Sunday 7 September 2014

Port Adelaide vs Richmond Sunday 7 September - 2:50pm

Services will operate and further information will be available soon.

Your ticket for the game is also your ticket to FREE travel on any Adelaide Metro bus, train or tram service. 

Plan your travel to Adelaide Oval

Don’t leave it too late and miss the bounce at Adelaide Oval.

In addition to regular scheduled services, there are also special bus and rail services to Adelaide Oval two hours before the game commences.
Make sure you plan your travel, and allow plenty of time to get to the Oval and settled in to avoid the queues and any delays in travel.

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Footy Express Guide

You get FREE travel on regular Adelaide Metro services when you show your AFL game ticket, member pass or season ticket, however Adelaide Metro recommends that patrons use dedicated Adelaide Oval Footy Express services to alleviate overcrowding on regular services and get you closer to the oval.

Train information

Adelaide Oval Footy Express train services will operate to a high frequency before and after the game, travelling to and from Adelaide Railway Station, a short walk to Adelaide Oval.

Normal timetabled services will operate on all train lines with additional Adelaide Oval Footy Express services operating to major interchanges as shown below.

Train frequency

Seaford line

Seaford line frequency image

Operating to a 15 minute frequency 2 hours before the game from Seaford, Seaford Meadows, Noarlunga Centre, Hallett Cove Beach, Hallett Cove, Brighton, Oaklands & Adelaide Showground.

Gawler line

Gawler line frequency map image

Operating to a 15 minute frequency 2 hours before the game from Gawler Central, Gawler, Munno Parra, Smithfield Interchange, Elizabeth Interchange, Salisbury Interchange & Mawson Interchange.

Outer Harbor line

Outer Harbor line frequency map image

Operating to a 15 minute frequency 2 hours before the game at all stations between Osborne & Woodville stopping all stations.

Grange line

Grange line frequency map image

Operating to a 30 minute frequency 2 hours before the game stopping all stations.

Belair line

Bealir line frequency map image

Operating to a 30 minute frequency 2 hours before the game stopping all stations.

 Tram information

Adelaide Oval Footy Express tram services will operate to a high frequency to and from North Terrace, with special measures in place to ensure the safety of the large number of passengers.

Getting on & off the tram

Trams will service all stops between Glenelg and the Entertainment Centre.

Boarding the trams after the game at Adelaide Railway Station tram stop will be a different to normal, so please check the tram boarding information below.

Tram service to the game

  • Services from Glenelg operate every 5-10 minutes 2 hours before the game.
  • Services from the Entertainment Centre operate every 5-10 minutes 1½ hours before the game.
Tram boarding map image

Tram services from the game

  • Services will operate to a very high frequency for approximately 1½ hours before reverting back to the normal timetable.
  • Please access North Terrace via Adelaide Railway Station.
  • Passengers to Glenelg access North Terrace via the escalators or ramp in the station.
  • Passengers to the Entertainment Centre access North Terrace via the station underpass.
  • Passenger Service Assistant will be in place to manage passengers safety.

Adelaide Oval Footy Express bus services

The Adelaide Oval Footy Express bus interchange is on King William Road between North Terrace and Victoria Drive, with some services using North Terrace and Victoria Drive. Bus services will operate from many suburban stops. Some services will pick up at all stops on the route, while others will stop at limited stops.

Bus services to the games
Services will drop off as close to Adelaide Oval as possible. 

Bus services from the game
Services will not pick up at regular Adelaide Metro stops in the city.  They operate only to dedicated Adelaide Oval Express stops shown on the Footy Express Interchange map PDF (76.4KB).

Closed stops during AFL games at Adelaide Oval

Many Adelaide Metro bus stops on King William Road, King William Street, North Terrace and Montefiore Road will be closed for several hours during events at Adelaide Oval.  Continue reading>>

Adelaide Oval Footy Express tips:

The Adelaide Oval Footy Express guide shows the first and last service times for each route, the game time and the service frequency, separated into Crows and Power games. Showdown Sunday 29 June will operate to Crows game timetables.

Regional Services

Adelaide Oval Footy Express Regional bus services will operate from various South Australian locations to Adelaide Oval, dropping off and picking up passengers on Pennington Terrace, near War Memorial Drive. Continue reading>>

Taxi information

Need a taxi?

Yellow Cabs - Call 13 22 27 - 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Adelaide Independent Taxis - Call 13 22 11 - 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Suburban Taxis - Call 131 008 - 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Access Cabs - Call 1300 360 940 - 24 hours, 7 days a week.

View the taxi rank locations map PDF (222 KB). 

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