Find your own way

There are many ways of traveling to Foxtel in North Ryde, with regular train and bus services extending to most suburbs across Sydney. If you live within a few kilometres of the office, cycling and walking is the most healthy, convenient and cheapest way to travel. If distance or convenience is why you drive, consider carpooling or mixing your travel modes for part of the journey. 

Fly to work on the train

Macquarie Park station is located on Lane Cove Road on the corner of Waterloo Road. Regular train services operate on the Northern Line between Hornsby and the City via Macquarie Park.

The station is wheelchair accessible and open 24 hours each day. Services run approximately every 10 minutes in each direction during peak times - find out more...

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Connected to 27 bus services

27 bus routes travel to Foxtel from centres including Sydney CBD, North Sydney, Chatswood and Castle Hill. View Foxtel's transport map to your right or find out more here...

Get ready for take off

Arrive at the airport in 60 minutes by catching the T1 from Macquarie Park Station change at Central station and take the T2 to Sydney Domestic Airport.

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Keoride - on-demand buses

If you live within a 7.5km radius of Macquarie Park, the on demand bus service provided by Keolis Downer could be for you - the new service offers a fast, reliable and personalised travel experience.

With Keoride, you are in control of your transport journey and can book a vehicle to pick you up from a designated pick up point within the catchment area and take you to a designated drop off point in Macquarie Park or North Ryde.  Find out more and download the app from the App Store or Google Play now.

Co-Hop and share the costs

Does your commute to work need a lift? Try Co-Hop ride-share. Meet new friends, save on petrol and parking costs while helping to save the planet and reduce congestion – all before you start work. 

Co-Hop is the fun, easy, safe place for ride-sharing to and from Macquarie Park and North Ryde. Run by Macquarie Connect it makes a difference, already saving 7,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.

So don't get mad at the traffic, help do something about it. 

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Cut your commute in half

If you live within a 5 km radius of Macquarie Park and North Ryde you can cut your commute time in half by riding your bike during peak-times. Connect has partnered with BikeCitizensAPP + Finn - to give members a free hands-free navigation app and smartphone holder for your bike - email us to get yours today.

Bike Parking 

Foxtel has free bicycle parking available on-site located in the following areas:

  • FHQ building basement
  • Building 3 basement
  • and outside FTC building.

End of trip facilities

Make use of the modern end-of-trip facilities for employees who cycle or run to Foxtel. These facilities are located in the following areas:

  • FHQ building basement
  • Building 3 basement - please contact Building Services for access.

Bicycles and Public Transport

You can take your bicycle on a Sydney or Intercity train for free at any time. If you want to change up your plans - then you can hire secure bike lockers at many train stations, wharves and interchanges.

Ride2Work

Connect is a supporter of the national Ride2Work Day every October. Come along and take part in Australia's biggest active workplace event - learn more.

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Driving

For permanent employees

Foxtel does provide limited parking for staff who qualify or work shift hours. Some salary sacrifice parking is available for staff. You'll need to provide your registration number and agree to our parking policy. Waitlists may apply.

For visitors

Visitor parking is available onsite and must be booked in advance via Security.

For maintenance or deliveries  

Repairs, maintenance, courier and delivery vehicles access is permitted via Security.

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Transport tools

There are lots of great transport tools available to get you in, out and around Macquarie Park and North Ryde. If you have a favourite app not listed here - please tell us and we'll add it to our collection.

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Epping to Chatswood Rail Upgrade

On 30 September 2018 Station Link buses will replace trains to Macquarie University, Macquarie Park and North Ryde Stations for a period of 6-7 months ahead of the station opening in 2019. 

Key features of Station Link include:

  • High frequency, turn-up-and-go services to stations between Epping and Chatswood at least every six minutes during the peak.
  • More than 110 services per hour in the busiest parts of the day.
  • A dedicated high frequency service to Macquarie University Campus from Epping Station.
  • A loop service running at least every 10 minutes 7 days a week to all stations between Epping to Chatswood.

Station Link bus services will be available on the trip planner at transportnsw.info, and on real time apps. A package of road and intersection upgrades, including bus priority measures, will be completed by the introduction of Station Link to improve public transport reliability.

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Connect concierge

Confused about your travel options? That's ok, we are here to help. Just fill in your journey details below and we'll connect you with your best travel options. Or call us on 1300 761 527.

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Walk the walk

Including walking in your daily transport routine, helps you to maintain a healthy weight, improve your fitness and lower your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis.

Ways to improve your walk

While the minimal requirement to walk is a comfortable pair of shoes, there are a number of things that can help make the journey more comfortable for longer walks.

These include:

  • Wearing the right footwear.
  • Wearing loose, comfortable clothing.
  • Protect yourself from the sun with clothes, sunglasses, a hat and sun block.
  • Carry waterproof clothing to avoid getting wet.
  • Use a backpack.
  • Carry a water bottle and replenish your fluid levels.
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Conquer the peak

We know that Tuesday mornings, Wednesday mornings and Friday afternoons are the most congested times to drive in, out and around Macquarie Park. 8.15am is the "peak of the peak" for Macquarie Park and North Ryde. Planning your journey so you arrive before 8am or just before 9am would reduce the amount of time you spend sitting in traffic. For example travelling at the "peak of the peak" can add 24-minutes to a 30-minute journey - that's 54 minutes in total! 

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Occasional Travel

You are spoilt for choice with a broad range of travel options available to you to get around Macquarie Park and North Ryde. Here are some travel ideas worth considering for short trips or meetings.

 

MACQUARIE CENTRE SHUTTLE

AMP Capital operates a free Macquarie Centre shuttle bus on Monday to Friday, departing from Thomas Holt Drive, outside Foxtel reception, every 15 minutes between 11.00am and 2.30pm. The trip is around 7 minutes each way and the last bus departs Macquarie Centre at 2.38pm.

The service is available only to AMP Capital customers. Those wishing to utilise the service must display the AMP Capital identification provided to your offices. Please advise Reception if you require additional stickers at any time.

GoGet

Connect partners with GoGet to offer our members 6 months free GoOccasional membership. Join today - call 1300 769 389 and quote CONNECT85. Foxtel's closest GoGet pod is located at 3 Thomas Holt Drive.

Uber

Uber cars can be ordered online or via their app. Response times are generally fast and travel costs are usually cheaper than taxis. The easiest pick up location is in front of the Foxtel building.

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