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Riverside Theatres is located on the banks of the scenic Parramatta River.

In the heart of Parramatta, it is within walking distance of discount parking and all forms of major public transport.



Riverside is located on the corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, NSW, 2150.

On Saturday 1 February 2020, Parramatta’s Church Street will permanently close to general traffic between Market and Macquarie Streets, including the ‘Eat Street’ dining strip, to allow for works to begin on the Parramatta Light Rail.

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Ideally situated on the banks of the Parramatta River in Parramatta, alongside 10 hectares of river walks, manicured parks, restaurants and pubs. Riverside is a 30 minute drive from Sydney CBD.

Riverside is part of the dynamic Parramatta Entertainment Precinct, western Sydney’s hub of live performance, cinemas, restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels and plays host to the city’s vibrant nightlife.

Our Box Office is centrally located in our Foyer and is open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 9:30am to 1:00pm, plus one hour prior to performances.

There are many easy ways to get to Riverside, whether it be via a short walk from the Ferry Terminal along the river, driving and parking in one of the nearby carparks or using one of the public transport options within easy strolling distance.

Syd-trains   BY TRAIN
Parramatta is linked from all directions by train. The theatre is approximately a 15 minute walk from Parramatta Train Station.  Exit from Darcy Street, turn right into Church Street and follow it up to the theatre, just across the Lennox Bridge.

    BY BUS

    Bus services are available to Parramatta from all directions: through Hills Bus, Sydney Buses and Hopkinsons. The nearest bus stops are on Wilde Ave/Smith St – a short walk away from the theatre.

The Parramatta Ferry Terminal is only a short 10 minute walk along the river from Riverside.


For train, bus and ferry timetable information please contact Transport Info on 131 500 or visit 131500 Transport Info.


Parking is just a hop skip and a jump away from the front doors at Riverside Theatres. Parking recommendations are Novotel Sydney Parramatta and Eat Street Erby Place Car Park. Riverside also offers very limited, pre-booked parking for patrons with an Accessible Parking Permit.

Novotel Sydney Parramatta

Entry on Church Street opposite Riverside
Payment at the machine in the lobby.
Note, parking is included in the cost of Pre-theatre dining options at the hotel’s restaurant – click here for more details

Eat Street Erby Place Car Park

Entry via Phillip Street or Horwood Place
Payment at the machine on ground floor or with credit card at the gate. We have an arrangement with Eat Street Erby Place car park which offers patrons a discount to park there when you come to the theatre and park for longer than 3 hours. Please note an increase to the prices applies from July 1, 2018. This discount is only valid with entry to the carpark after 6pm on weekdays and all day weekends. Riverside is not responsible for the running of this car park. To take advantage of this discount offer ask for the discount voucher from either the Bar or the Box Office when you attend the theatre.

Accessible Parking at Riverside

If you have a valid, RMS Accessible Parking Permit you can pre-book an accessible parking spot in our private car park. Parking is strictly limited, must be booked and paid for in advance. The cost is $5. These can be booked through our box office by calling 8839 3399. Permit number and expiry date must be provided at the time of booking. Entry is on the corner of Market and Marsden Street.

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