Transport and Parking

Westmead Hospital

Getting to Westmead Hospital

Parking

Download a printable map & key car parking information here

Car park locations

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

Car park Entrance Height limits
Car park 1 - near the main hospital entrance Darcy Road
If entering from Darcy Road, the height limit is two metres

If entering from Hawkesbury Road, the height limit is 1.8 metres
Car park 3 - near the Emergency Department Hawkesbury Road
Height limit is two metres
Multi-storey - will open on December 7, 2017 Darcy Road & Institute Road  

NB: dedicated parking is available for Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre patients in car park 3.

Parking on & near Westmead Hospital:

  • Disabled parking is available in all visitor car parks
  • Timed general parking is available on the street

Visitor parking casual rates

Duration *Base rate (inc. GST)
First 15 minutes
Free
15 minutes - 1 hour
$6.60
1 hr - 2 hrs
$9.70
2 hrs - 3 hrs   $13.00
3 hrs - 4 hrs   $15.20
4 hrs -5 hrs   $17.40
5 hrs +  $19.50
Maximum daily fee   $19.50

*Fees increase annually on July 1 to reflect changes to the CPI.

Tickets

All visitors, carers and patients must take a ticket on entry to the car parks.

Visitors should press the button at the boom gate on entry and take a ticket.

Visitors paying for car parking via cash/EFTPOS must pay at the ticket machines (see map for locations) BEFORE returning to their vehicle.

Credit card payment is available at the boom gate. Visitors should insert their ticket and follow the prompts.

For issues with ticket validation, feel free to contact Secure Parking on 8890 3793 or press the intercom at the boom gate.

NB: patients presenting for cancer treatment should take their parking ticket to the reception desk at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre for validation.

Contact Secure Parking at Westmead

Office: located behind the Information Desk at the main entrance
Phone: (02) 8890 3793

Drop-off and collection zones

Location  Entrance
Main hospital entrance  Darcy Road
Emergency Department Hawkesbury Road
University Clinics entrance (for university clinic patients ONLY)  Hawkesbury Road 
Centre for Oral Health entrance Darcy Road 

Public transport

Train services

Westmead Train Station is serviced by the Western and Cumberland lines.

Westmead Train Station is 250 metres from the hospital and is approximately an 8 minute walk. To walk to the hospital, exit the station onto Railway Parade, turn right at Hawkesbury Road and walk to the traffic lights at Darcy Road. Westmead Hospital is on the corner of Hawkesbury and Darcy Roads.

Parramatta Train Station is serviced by the Western and Cumberland and lines.

The hospital is a 5 minute bus trip away using T-Way buses T61–T66 which depart from the Parramatta Train Station Interchange at Stand B4. The bus stops at Darcy Road.

Westmead and Parramatta train stations are both wheelchair accessible. For more information visit the Transport NSW Info website 

T-Way bus services

T-Way Buses T61–T66 stop outside the hospital on Darcy Road. It is then a short walk to the main entrance to the hospital.

T-Way Buses offer wheelchair accessible services at limited times. Please visit the Transport NSW Info website or look for the accessible symbol to identify these services.

Planning your trip

We recommend contacting the Transport NSW Info service to plan your trip and obtain the latest timetable, fare and wheelchair access information.
Web: www.transportnsw.info
Phone: 131 500 (24 hours, 7 days a week)

Taxi

Direct taxi telephones are provided at each entrance to the hospital - emergency, outpatients, main entrance and the dental school.

Cycling

Cycling options include on-road cycling on Hawkesbury Road and off road cycling through Parramatta Park.