Holiday journeys

Extreme traffic conditions this holiday season.

Transport for NSW is urging motorists to take extra precaution when planning their journeys this holiday season due to the number of uncontained fires and increased traffic volumes along the eastern seaboard of New South Wales.

Visit the NSW Rural Fire Service Fires Near Me and Live Traffic NSW websites for further information about road conditions across the state.

We are providing traffic information about key locations in NSW to help holiday goers better plan their journeys.

Key traffic hot spots

Pre-Christmas (19 to 24 December 2019)

Pre-Christmas map (19 to 24 December 2019)
View or download the Pre-Christmas map

Christmas to New Year (25 to 31 December 2019)

Christmas to New Year map (25 to 31 December 2019)
View or download the Christmas to New Year map

After New Year (1 to 5 January 2020)

After New Year (1 to 5 January 2020)
View or download the After New Year map

For more detail on predicted delays at key traffic hot spots on the Pacific Highway and Princes Highway visit:

Northern journey - Pacific Highway

Over the holiday period the key hotspots on the Pacific Highway are expected to be, Hexham, Coffs Harbour, Ulmarra, Woodburn and Tweed Heads.

Southern journey - Princes Highway

Over the holiday period key hotspots on the Princes Highway are expected to be, Albion Park, Nowra, Milton, Ulladulla and Batemans Bay.

Media releases

Media release - 19 December 2019 - Holiday congestion busting plan for Jervis Bay

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