Free public transport for cricket fans heading to Adelaide Oval

Fans heading to the upcoming T20 cricket matches will be able to travel to the city for free on allocated metro services.

Cricket fans heading to the city for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will be able to get there for free on public transport.

Adelaide Oval will host six Super 12s matches plus a semi-final between Wednesday 2 November and Thursday 10 November, with all matches serviced by free regular Adelaide Metro and Adelaide Oval Express services.

To ensure an easy and convenient ride home for the 40,000 spectators expected to attend each of these games, Adelaide Oval Express bus services will operate post-match for up to 45 minutes after the last ball while additional tram and train services will run up to 1.5 hours post-match.

“Adelaide Oval will be the stage for the world’s best cricketers when we host five T20 World Cup games in coming days, including the blockbuster clash between India and Bangladesh,” says Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Tom Koutsantonis.

“This will also include the first-ever World Cup semi-final at Adelaide Oval – another huge coup for South Australia with this event expected to draw a crowd of more than 40,000.

“Public transport will be free for all of these matches, so that everyone has access to a free, safe and convenient ride.”

Free transport will be available for the following times for cricket fans:

• Group B winner v Group A runner up – from 10:30am Wednesday 2 November
• India v Bangladesh – from 10:30am Wednesday 2 November
• New Zealand v Group B runner up – from 10:30am Friday 4 November
• Australia v Afghanistan – from 10:30am Friday 4 November
• South Africa v Group A runner up – all day on Sunday 6 November
• Pakistan v Bangladesh – all day on Sunday 6 November
• Semi-final – from 2:30pm Thursday 10 November.

Passengers can access free travel upon presentation of a valid match day ticket.

Visit the Adelaide Metro website to see real-time timetables and plan your trip.

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