NSW Waratahs v Auckland Blues at McDonald Jones Stadium

Use Newcastle Transport to get to the Waratahs v Blues game at McDonald Jones Stadium, taking place on Saturday 8 February, 2020 at 7:15pm.

Free bus services for match goers will run every 15 minutes from two hours prior to kick off from selected bus stops along the route. Return services will run for around an hour after full time. There are five free shuttle services that operate around Newcastle:

  • Stadium shuttle 1 – Newcastle CBD with stops at Queens Wharf, King Street at Bolton Street, Civic Park, NEX, Marketown and Donald Street at Beaumont Street.
  • Stadium shuttle 2 – Charlestown/Belmont  with stops at Charlestown Square and Westfield Kotara. Two services will start from Belmont on the Pacific Highway at Macquarie Street, also stopping on Pacific Highway at Groves Road.
  • Stadium shuttle 3 – Glendale with stops at Stockland Glendale, Cardiff Station and Lookout Road at McCaffrey Drive.
  • Stadium shuttle 4 – Wallsend with stops at Wallsend Village, Newcastle Road at Blue Gum Road and Newcastle Road at Dent Street.
  • Stadium shuttle 5 – Mayfield with stops at Wests Mayfield, Mayfield shops, Waratah Station and Waratah Village.

View the shuttle timetable here.

Stadium shuttle route map

Stadium shuttle mapYou can also catch any of our regular bus services to the game. The closest bus stops to the stadium are on Turton Road and Lambton Rd. Regular routes 27,13, 23, 25 and 26 run towards the stadium.

You can plan you trip with Trip Planner here