Catch a free bus to see the Giants play Port Adelaide at Manuka

Released 13/04/2017

Fans going to watch the Giants take on Port Adelaide this Saturday can travel by a Transport Canberra bus to and from the match for free.

First bounce is at 4.35pm, with gates opening at 3.15pm. The clash against Port Adelaide is the third of five Giants games at Manuka Oval this season, all of which will be serviced by free, chartered buses.

Ticket holders can travel free on any Transport Canberra service on Saturday by simply showing the bus driver their ticket to the match when boarding.

Free chartered bus services will also operate from the Woden Bus Station (Platform 11) and the City Bus Station (Platform 11), regularly between 3pm and 4.15pm.

Residents in Tuggeranong and Belconnen can make use of the blue rapid services to Woden and the City for free. Gungahlin residents can use the red rapid service.

A return shuttle service will depart from Manuka Oval to the City and Woden bus stations at the completion of the game.

Visit www.transport.act.gov.au for more information about bus services to the match.

Road closure information

The following roads will be closed on Saturday 15 April 2017 between 1 pm and midnight for the game:

  • Fitzroy Street, between Empire Circuit and Manuka Circle
  • Manuka Circle, between New South Wales Crescent and Canberra Avenue
  • Oxley Street westbound between Giles Street and Manuka Circle
  • The car park between Manuka Pool and the Manuka Arts Centre

Barriers as well as warning and diversion signs will be erected to alert people to the closures. For up-to-date information on road closures please call Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

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