Transport and Parking

Westmead Hospital

Transport & Parking

Getting to Westmead Hospital

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Public Transport

  • Westmead Train Station is 250 metres from the hospital and is approximately an 8 minute walk
  • T-Way buses T61-T66 stop outside the hospital on Darcy Road. It is then a short walk to the main entrance of the hospital

Taxi Services

Direct taxi telephones are provided at each entrance to the hospital (i.e. emergency, outpatients, main entrance and the dental school).  

Car Parking

  • Disability parking is available on site 
  • Car parking is available on site for a fee 
  • Timed general parking is available on the street 
  • Drop off and collection zones are provided at the main entrance, Emergency Department, and University Clinics (Outpatients). Driver must remain with the vehicle.  

changes to car parking for dental patients from July 2016.
More information: Fact Sheet

changes to visitor car park 3 from June 17, 2016.
More information: Latest News | Fact Sheet

Westmead Hospital has two paid car parks for patients and visitors:

  • Car park 1 - near the main hospital entrance
  • Car park 3 - near the Emergency Department

Users take a ticket on entry.

Parking fees are based on length of stay, allowing patients & visitors to pay only for the time they spend at the hospital.

Timed casual fees for car parks 1 & 3:
  • Up to 30 minutes - FREE
  • 30 minutes to 1 hour - $5
  • 1-2 hours - $8
  • 2-3 hours - $11
  • 3-4 hours - $13 
  • 4-5 hours - $15
  • More than 5 hours - $17
Pay stations

Patients and visitors can pay for parking prior to returning to their car at the pay stations, located near the hospital’s main entrance and near the University Clinics.

The pay stations accept credit cards (Visa and Mastercard only), coins and notes up to $50, and provide change as required.

Payment can also be made at the exit gates at car park 1 via Visa or Mastercard only.

Car park height limits
  • Car park 1 - if entering from Darcy Road, the height limit is 2 metres. If entering from the ramp on Hawkesbury Road, the height limit is 1.8 metres
  • Car park 3 - height limit is 2 metres