Start Schedule


Sunday 14 August 2022
Start Time  Start Group Location
7:40am EWA Race Start Hyde Park, Sydney
7:45am Seeded, Preferred & Red Race Start Park Street (East of crossing between Hyde Park North & South); enter from crossing
7:50am Green Race Start College Street, North of William Street
8:00am Pink Race Start College Street, South of William Street
8:10am Charity Superstar Race Start Park Street (West of crossing between Hyde Park North & South); enter from crossing
8:15am Blue Race Start College Street, South of William Street
8:55am Yellow Race Start College Street North; enter via Prince Albert Road
9:40am Orange Race Start** Macquarie Street; enter via Martin Place

This year all start groups, except Red and Charities, will split into 3 chutes prior to crossing the timing mats in William St. This will spread out each group, which will allow for more space for each competitor.
The improved flow will ensure a smoother and safer run to Bondi for all participants. Please see Start Chutes map below.

**In a change from previous years the Back of the Pack - Orange wave will be walked down from Macquarie St with the race starting from College St.

Public Transport

City2Surf has integrated ticketing for the event. This means that travel on public transport services is covered for City2Surf 2022 participants and volunteers. Simply present your race bib, finisher's medal or volunteers t-shirt to transport staff when boarding public transport. This includes:

  • Sydney Trains & NSW TrainLink services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Sydney Metro North West Line services
  • Regular route bus services
  • Special event shuttle bus services
  • Sydney and Newcastle Ferries
  • Sydney and Newcastle Light Rail services

Please note event integrated ticketing doesn’t cover travel to and from the domestic or international airport.
For details on transport services included in this entitlement, visit Please ensure you plan your trip before leaving home.

A quick reminder for when you are planning your event day travel that masks are mandatory on public transport, taxis and ride-share services. For more details visit

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Getting there

With extensive road closures and limited parking the best way to get to and from City2Surf is by public transport.

Trains start running from as early as 4am, depending on the line, with services running every 10 to 15 minutes to the city. Catch a train to Town Hall, St James, Museum or Martin Place stations to get within walking distance of Hyde Park.

Light rail services run frequently to the city making stops at QVB and Town Hall within short walking distance of Hyde Park.

Buses run frequently to the city making stops along Elizabeth St and other major transport hubs including QVB within short walking distance. Additional early morning bus services will run on popular routes to the city to get you to the start line. Keep in mind that some buses will be diverting from their regular routes and using different stops while road closures are in place so make sure to plan ahead.

Limited early morning ferries will run so plan ahead and consider the alternative options including trains, buses and light rail instead.

For detailed transport information and trip planning tools, visit

Visit our Post Race Info page for info on how to plan your trip home.


City Parking 

Parking at the Domain carpark and 175 Liverpool Street in Sydney CBD. Be sure to pre-book your parking space through the Wilsons parking app. 

Bondi Junction Parking 

Eastgate carpark at Bondi Junction are offering $20 flat rate fee for all day parking on any level for City2Surf participants from 5am – 11:30pm August 14th 2022. 

Private Bus & Coach Parking 

Private charter buses can pick up passengers from the designated load zone on the northern side of Curlewis Street between Glenayr Avenue and 130 Curlewis Street, Bondi. The best access route to this location is eastbound on Curlewis Street. 

Operators must note that Curlewis Street is not a bus layover facility and buses parked in the special event clearway will be towed away. Private charter buses should layover in O’Sullivan Road (eastern side) between Latimer Road and Old South Head Road.

If you’re travelling from Old South Head Rd eastbound turn left into O’Sullivan Road, left into Bunyula Road, continue via Latimer Road, veer left into Balfour Road, turn right into Plumer Road, right into O’Sullivan Road, and park between Latimer Road and Old South Head Road.

Please note, there may be low hanging trees along some sections of O'Sullivan Rd and therefore not suitable parking for double decker buses.

Access & Inclusion

City2Surf is committed to making the event a memorable and enjoyable day for all! Click on the links below for more info.

Any participants wishing to compete with an everyday wheelchair must enter into the Back of the Pack - Orange Start Group. No day wheelchairs are permitted in any other start groups.

It is important to note that Race Wheelchairs are not permitted to be used in any start group, other than those Athletes who have qualified for the Elite Wheelchair Athlete division.

Please see below a map that identifies accessible and non-accessible routes around Hyde Park.

C2S22 Accessible StartMap v2

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Drop off point

The accessible drop off location for the event is located on Phillip Street between King Street and Martin Place in the accessible drop off location only. Entry via King st then left onto Phillip St. It is important to note that this is only a drop off zone and you cannot park in this location. Please refer to map below. Keep an eye out for the accessible drop off signage.

Public Transport


  • The closest accessible stations to the Orange wave start area on Macquarie St are St James, Martin Place and Town Hall.
  • From St James, take the lift to the Elizabeth St exit then travel along St James Rd to reach Macquarie St.
  • From Martin Place, take the lift to Macquarie St then travel south towards St James Rd.
  • From Town Hall, take the lift to the station concourse then the lift to George St at exit 2. From George St travel along Park St, Elizabeth St then St James Rd to reach Macquarie St. 


  • The closest bus stops to the Orange Back of the Pack start wave are located along Elizabeth St at Hyde Park and Martin Place.
  • The majority of local bus services in NSW are accessible. You can plan an accessible trip using the Trip Planner at On printed bus timetables, look for the wheelchair symbol or letter “a” for accessible.
  • Guests with disability or limited mobility are strongly encouraged to arrive earlier as buses are expected to be in demand with limited capacity and may experience delays due to the road closures.

Event course and toilets will be accessible to all participants. Please refer to the course map below.

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Please see below an accessible map for Bondi. 

C2S22 Accessible FinishMap

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Pick up point

On eastern side of Gould St between Roscoe st and Hall St. Please note this is only a pickup location for participants with accessible needs. Once you get to this location, please notify the person picking you up to then meet you there. No vehicle will be allowed to layover in this location whilst waiting for a participant this is only a quick pick-up location.

Please review the Traffic Impact page to identify other suitable pick-up locations.

Public Transport

Shuttle buses will transport participants from Bondi Beach directly to Bondi Junction Interchange. Not all buses leaving Bondi will be accessible please notify staff when waiting in the cue that you need accessible access.

  • Participants can access the shuttle bus queues from Queen Elizabeth Drive, ensure you queue on the right side of the bus queues and notify staff when you queue. When you reach the roundabout stick right
  • The foot path from the finish line to the bus services is flat and accessible for all. From Bondi Junction, catch the lift down to the station to connect with trains or change for another route bus at the Interchange.

If you require further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our staff who can assist guests with access requirements to plan their trip and provide information about accessible services and facilities. Contact us at