Plan your trip to Vivid Sydney 2022


If you're planning your visit to Vivid Sydney please catch public transport and avoid the traffic delays. Alternatively, arrive early ahead of Lights On to avoid the congestion as car parks will reach capacity through the evenings.


Vivid Sydney returns to light up the city and with road closures and parking restrictions in place each night, visitors are encouraged to leave the car at home and plan your trip by public transport instead.

Vivid Sydney locations are within short walking distance of major transport hubs in the Sydney CBD and Lower North Shore.  

You can use an Opal Card or if you have an American Express, Mastercard or Visa credit or debit card or a linked device, you can use it to pay for your travel by tapping on and tapping off at Opal readers. 

For all the details you need to plan your Vivid Sydney experience by transport visit and start planning your trip. Remember it’s mandatory to wear a face mask on public transport. 

You can also see the Transport for NSW Vivid Sydney transport map to help you find your way 



Vivid Sydney is committed to delivering an accessible and inclusive event for all visitors.  

Information available at will assist you to plan your ‘door-to-door’ Vivid Sydney experience with accessible transport options, services and features.  

You can also download an Access and Inclusion map (PDF coming soon) or scan the QR code on any smart device from our Information Kiosks located across the footprint for step-free routes and pathways, viewing areas and other accessible amenities.  

The Vivid Sydney website also includes audio description videos of the Vivid Sydney Light Walk installations and projections.



Please keep in mind that the event’s busiest times are expected to be each Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.  

Lights On! occurs at 6pm and concludes at 11pm.  

Kids will be captivated by the Vivid Sydney Light Walk that features amazing interactive projections and light art installations. Don’t forget to head out early with the kids, travel during the week so there’s more room to move around and plan to eat earlier too.  



The real time trip planner at helps you plan your travel by public transport and on foot using the most up-to-date service information.  

Download the Opal travel app and other real-time transport apps to help you get around at