The International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is easily accessed by car, bus or public transport.


  • ICC Sydney operates two 24 hour car parking stations with a total of 826 parking spaces including 12 disabled parking bays, 25 motorcycle parking spaces, 50 bicycle racks and 20 electric car charge spaces. Parking at the ICC Sydney will be $49 for a full day. For further information please click here.
  • Parking is also available at the Secure Parking station, 320 Harris Street, Darling Harbour NSW 2000.
    Early bird parking is available for a $15 flat rate by booking online here.
  • Wilson Parking Harbourside Shopping Centre - 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009
    Early bird (entry between 6am and 9:30am and exit between 3pm and 7pm) flat rate of $15. Have ticket validated by machine on Level 3 in the morning, proceed to Level 1 or 2 for parking.
    Alternatively, book online here. 

For both parking stations, early bird entry is between 6am and 9:30am, with exit between 3pm and 7pm, otherwise standard parking rates apply.

Public Transport

Recommended access to the ICC Sydney is via public transport including buses, trains and light rail, all of which are within walking distance to the ICC Sydney. We advise that you use the NSW Transport Journey Planner as you prepare for the day.


The Exhibition Centre Station is serviced on the light rail line that runs between Central and Dulwich Hill, with services running every 8-10 minutes. From Central Station to Exhibition Centre Station, the light rail takes approximately 10 minutes. Please click here for more information.


The closest train station to the ICC Sydney is Town Hall Station, apprixmately 15-20 minutes walk. Town Hall is serviced by all trains on the Sydney train network. Intercity and TrainLink regional trains terminate at Central Station, however there are regular trains to Town Hall and surrounding city circle stations. Plan your journey by clicking here.

Walking directions to the ICC Sydney Theatre from Town Hall:

  • Exit Town Hall and head south on George St. past St. Andrews Cathedral, before turning right onto Bathurst Street.
  • Continue walking approximately 300m and turn left onto Day St, following this across Harbour St and onto the path through Tumbalong Park.
  • Entrance to the ICC Sydney Theatre is at the most south point of the building, at the left when approaching from Tumbalong Park.


Ferries run half-hourly from both Pyrmont Bay and Darling Harbour wharves, to Circular Quay, Balmain East, McMahon’s Point and Manly. Ferries to other destinations depart from Circular Quay - a short ferry ride, or alternatively a 30 minute walk, away. Plan your journey by clicking here.


The 389 bus departs from the Australian Maritime Museum every 10 minutes. The bus travels through the city via Town Hall and St. James stations before travelling through the Inner East towards Bondi Junction and North Bondi. Plan your journey by clicking here.

School Bus

There is no school bus parking provided. All school buses will need to organise their own pick up and drop off.

places to visit  

Schools that travel to The National Young Leaders Day may like to use the opportunity to visit some other attractions, which also have excellent educational programs: