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Stadium Shuttle

Stadium Shuttle

Stadium Shuttle

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Free bus services for Knights fans 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.Catch one of the five stadium shuttle services to get to Knights games at McDonald Jones Stadium in 2019.

  • 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.

 

Round Date Services Commence Kick Off Services
Conclude
(Approximately)
Timetable
Round 1 v Cronulla Friday 15 March 4pm 6pm 9pm Download the timetable
Round 2 v Penrith Saturday 23 March 3.30pm 5.30pm 8.30pm Download the timetable
Waratahs v Sunwolves Friday 29 March 6pm 7.45pm 10.45pm Download the timetable
Round 4 v St. George-Illawarra Sunday 7 April 4.10pm 6.10pm 9.10pm Download the timetable
Round 5 v Manly-Warringah Saturday 13 April 3.30pm 5.30pm 8.30pm Download the timetable
Round 7 v Parramatta Sunday 28 April 2.05pm 4.05pm 7.05pm Download the timetable
Round 11 v Sydney Roosters Friday 24 May 5.55pm 7.55pm 10.55pm Download the timetable
Round 15 v Brisbane Saturday 29 June 3.30pm 5.30pm 8.30pm Download the timetable
Round 16 v New Zealand Saturday 6 July 5.35pm 7.35pm 10.35pm Download the timetable
Round 17 v Canterbury-Bankstown Friday 12 July 5.55pm 7.55pm 10.55pm Download the timetable
Round 19 v Wests Tigers Friday 26 July 4pm 6pm 9pm Download the timetable
Round 22 v North Queensland Saturday 17 August 1pm 3pm 6pm Download the timetable
Round 24 v Gold Coast Saturday 31 August 1pm 3pm 6pm Download the timetable

 

Frequently asked questions

What is the Knights shuttle service?

The Knights shuttle service is a free bus service which will operate throughout the 2019 Newcastle Knights season. There are five main routes departing Belmont, Glendale, Wallsend, Mayfield and Newcastle CBD, with the service dropping off fans out the front of McDonald Jones Stadium.

Do I need to pay or use my Opal card to access the service?

The Knights shuttle service is free for fans and supporters heading to Knights home games. The bus services will travel to and from McDonald Jones Stadium on home game days, stopping at selected bus stops along the five routes.

Where can I catch the Knights shuttle?

Buses will depart from Belmont, Glendale, Wallsend, Mayfield and Newcastle CBD with stops along the way, including:

Stadium shuttle 1: Newcastle CBD to McDonald Jones Stadium, with stops at:

  • Queens Wharf
  • King St & Bolton Street
  • King St & Auckland St
  • NEX
  • Marketown King St
  • Donald St near Beaumont St Hamilton
  • McDonald Jones Stadium

Stadium Shuttle 2: Belmont to McDonald Jones Stadium, with stops at:

  • Belmont Shops Pacific Hwy
  • Pacific Hwy opp Groves Rd
  • Charlestown Square Frederick St,
  • Westfield Kotara Parkway Ave
  • McDonald Jones Stadium

Stadium Shuttle 3: Glendale to McDonald Jones Stadium, with stops at:

  • Glendale Shopping Centre
  • Main Road opposite Cardiff Station
  • New Lambton Heights Lookout Road & McCaffrey Drive
  • Alma Road at Regent Street
  • McDonald Jones Stadium

Stadium Shuttle 4: Wallsend to McDonald Jones Stadium, with stops at:

  • Wallsend Shopping Centre
  • Newcastle Road & Bluegum Road Jesmond
  • Newcastle Road at Dent Street Lambton
  • McDonald Jones Stadium

Stadium Shuttle 5: Mayfield to McDonald Jones Stadium, with stops at:

  • Wests Mayfield Industrial Drive
  • Hanbury St near Dora St Mayfield
  • Platt St opp Waratah Station
  • Waratah Village Turton Rd near Georgetown Rd
  • McDonald Jones Stadium

To view the route maps, please click here.

How often do services run?

Services to McDonald Jones Stadium will begin two hours prior to kick off every game day and run every 15 minutes until the game starts.

After the game the last service will depart Md Donald Jones Stadium, approximately one hour after the game finishes.

Knights shuttle service timetable

Where do I catch the shuttle after the match?

The shuttle service will be available directly out the front of the stadium on Turton Road for one after the match.

Each route will be signposted and way-finding signage directs passengers from the front of the stadium to the shuttle bus zone. Customer service officers will also be available to assist in locating your preferred service.

Do normal services still run during the Knights shuttle?

Yes, normal timetabled services will continue to operate in conjunction with the Knights shuttle service.

The closest bus stops to the stadium are on Turton Road and Lambton Rd. A number of regular route buses run towards the stadium including Routes 27,13, 23, 25 and 26. 

You can plan you trip at http://newcastletransport.info