Getting to and from the Expo

The Seniors Expo
Thursday 23 March 2017
Budawang Pavillion, Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC)
10am-3pm
 
Getting to the Expo
 
By car
COMING FROM THE SOUTH – CANBERRA CITY

Follow along Northbourne Ave for approximately 5.km.
You will come to a set of T traffic lights for the Barton Highway.
Still keep heading straight through Northbourne Avenue.
Turn left into Flemington Road, 2nd set of traffic lights after the Barton Highway lights.
Approximately 200 metres from the corner, look to your right and you will see the main gate entrance to Exhibition Park in Canberra.
Turn right into the main gate entrance.

 

COMING FROM THE NORTH – SYDNEY / GOULBURN

As you are approaching Canberra you will come to a large roundabout with a service station to your left.
Go straight through the roundabout and turn right at the 2nd set of traffic lights into Flemington Road.
Please ignore the 2 road signs for Exhibition Park before the 2nd set of traffic lights into Flemington Road, as they will take you around the perimeter of Exhibition Park. Approximately 200 metres from the corner, look to your right and you will see the main gate entrance to Exhibition Park in Canberra.
Turn right into the main gate entrance.


COMING FROM THE SOUTH – YASS
Follow the Barton Highway to the very end to the set of traffic lights at Northbourne Avenue. (There is another left turn into Randwick Road near the racetrack before the end of the Barton highway, ignore this and keep going to the end of the Barton Highway as it is easier to go this way while towing).
Turn left at the lights onto Northbourne Avenue.
Turn left at the 2nd set of traffic lights into Flemington Road. There are signs for Exhibition Park.
Approximately 200 metres from the corner, look to your right and you will see the main gate entrance to Exhibition Park in Canberra.
Turn right into the main gate entrance.

Parking

There is ample parking within the grounds of EPIC, including in front of the Coorong Pavilion, and in the surrounding areas, including Magpie Park, Wagtail Way and Grandstand Carpark, all of which are within 100m walk of the venue. Please note: due to construction the Flemington Road carpark is currently closed.

View a map of EPIC here: http://www.cotaact.org.au/images/EPIC_Site_Plan_with_Gates.pdf.

By bus
A free half hourly shuttle will operate from Woden Bus Interchange (stop 11  - TBC) - view map -, through to the City Interchange (on Northbourne Ave northbound, Stop 11) - view map - and onto Exhibition Park courtesy of the Flexible Bus Service.
 
Routes to get to your closest Bus Station can be found via the Transport Canberra website: https://www.transport.act.gov.au/routes-and-timetables/Plan-Your-Trip
 
From Tuggeranong Station
Catch the Blue Rapid 300 (platform 8) series to Woden or City Bus Station and then catch the free half hourly shuttle.
 
From Woden Station
Catch the free half hourly shuttle from stop 11 (TBC) courtesy of the Flexible Bus Service.
 
From City or Gungahlin Station
The ACTION Bus network route 56, 57, or 58 stops right outside Exhibition Park (on Flemington Road).
 
From Belconnen Station
Catch the 250 service to Gungahlin Station and then catch the 58, 57 or 58 to Exhibition Park (stop on Flemington Road) or catch the Blue Rapid 300 to City Station and take the free half hourly shuttle (on Northbourne Ave northbound, Stop 11) - view map.

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