Getting to the Expo is easy


The Expo is at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre and Showground located at Broadmeadow NSW.

To avoid any parking delays, please take advantage of public transport.

Public Transport


A great way to get to the Expo is by bus or train.


By Bus

Newcastle Transit Buses depart from the Newcastle Interchange.

Bus routes include:

  • 226 – “Newcastle to Wallsend”
  • 235 – “Newcastle to Maryland”

Buses operate every half an hour during the Expo.


By Train

The Broadmeadow Train Station is only a 4-minute walk from the Newcastle Entertainment Centre and Showground.


Plan you trip using the NSW Trip Planner.

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The Newcastle Entertainment Centre & Showground at Broadmeadows is easily accessed by road.


Click here for driving directions

Onsite Parking

There is FREE onsite parking at the Expo and can be accessed by the Griffiths Road entry.


Overflow Parking and Free Shuttle Bus


Thursday – Saturday

Additional FREE parking is available at McDonald Jones Stadium (formerly Hunter Stadium) with a free shuttle bus operated by Sid Fogg & Sons will run continuously between the Stadium and Newcastle Entertainment Centre and Showground.

Shuttle Bus Information

  • Time: 9:30am – 5:15pm
  • Pick up McDonald Jones Stadium
  • Drop off Brown Road at Showground entrance
    (Reverse for return travel)



Additional FREE parking is available at Richardson Park (across the road from the Expo) and Wanderers Park (5-10 walk from Expo).

Due to the Farmers Market on Sunday 11th February, parking at McDonald Jones Stadium (formerly Hunter Stadium) will be available for a $2.00 parking fee.  A free shuttle bus operated by Sid Fogg & Sons will run continuously, with pick up on Sunday at Turton Road.

Shuttle Bus Information

  • Time:  9:30pm – 4:15pm
  • Pick up Turton Road
  • Drop off Brown Road at Showground entrance
    (Reverse for return travel)

Disabled Parking


Disabled parking is available. Just follow the instructions from the car parking attendants.


When using an accessible parking space, please display your Accessible Parking Permit.


Please note, that there is no wheel chair hire facility.

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