Plan your trip

Plan Your Trip

Public Transport – Bus and Train

Small map of Chatswood be CBD

The Chatswood Interchange is home to both trains and buses travelling in and out of Chatswood, and is the best place to start your Vivid Sydney at Chatswood experience. Visitors to the Chatswood light walk will start at Chatswood Interchange, with displays continuing at Chatswood Mall, Westfield Chatswood, Chatswood Chase and The Concourse.

  • By Train - The T1 North Shore & Northern Line has regular services to the city, and Hornsby via Macquarie University. Services run at regular intervals until after midnight including Sundays.
  • By Bus - Due to road closures throughout the festival, a number of services that normally travel down Victoria Avenue will be diverted from 7pm-10.30pm on Thursdays and Fridays, and 5pm-10.30pm on Saturdays and Sunday 12 June. Signage will be installed at all affected stops directing people to the nearest alternative. For detailed public transport information visit or phone 131 500.

The Vivid Sydney at Chatswood light walk is fully accessible for wheelchairs and prams. Plan your trip in the early part of the week and in the early evening when there’s more room to move around.


Assisted Tour Experience - Don’t miss your chance to see Vivid Sydney at Chatswood on a specially designed accessible tour for seniors and people with poor mobility.  

Tuesday 31 May and 7 June
Meet at Dougherty Community Centre,
7 Victor Street, Chatswood
Cost: $10 per person
Phone 9777 7824 for bookings and further information

Road closures

Road closures and Special Event clearways will be in place in Chatswood between Friday 27 May and Monday 13 June. Roads will begin closing at 5.30pm daily and reopen at 10.30pm.

Major closures include:

  • Anderson Street between Victoria Avenue and Albert Avenue (Daily, 5pm-10.30pm)
  • Victoria Avenue between Anderson Street and Archer Street (Thursdays and Fridays, 7pm-10.30pm; Saturdays 5pm-10.30pm; Sunday 12 June, 5pm- 10.30pm)

Special event clearways will also be in place daily from 3pm to midnight throughout the event. Special event clearways are no parking zones, even for residents and businesses with parking permits and Mobility Scheme permits. Vehicles left in special event clearways will be towed and a fee applies.

You can find information on traffic conditions by visiting Vivid Sydney,  Live Traffic NSW, downloading a real-time traffic app from the App Store or Google Play.


If travelling by car, the best places to park are Chatswood Chase, Westfield Chatswood and The Concourse and Albert Avenue car parks. Traffic may be heavy so allow plenty of extra travel time.