How to find us
Prince of Wales Hospital is located on Barker Street and Botany Street, Randwick in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and is approximately 6km from Sydney CBD and 8km from the Domestic Airport. See Google Maps.
There are four reception areas where you can ask someone for directions:
- Randwick campus information counter at the Barker Street entrance which is open 8.00am to 8.30pm seven days a week
- Prince of Wales Hospital information counter at the High Street entrance which is open 8.00am to 8.30pm weekdays and 9.00am to 5.30pm on weekends
- Prince of Wales Hospital information counter at the Botany Street entrance which is open 8.00am to 8.00 pm weekdays and 9.00am to 5.30pm on weekends
- Emergency Department at the Magill Street entrance is open 24 hours a day.
We also have electronic information kiosks at both the Barker Street, High Street and Botany Street entrances.
You can also use our hospital campus map to help find your way around.
Bus Route No. 314, 316, 317, 370, 372, 373, 376, 377, 400, 410, 418, M50
Walking time to the Randwick Campus is approximately five minutes from bus stops on
- Northbound – Avoca, Barker and Belmore Roads
- Southbound – Arthur and Belmore Road
It is recommended you use the bus stops on Arthur, Belmore and Avoca Streets where possible due to the steep hill walking up from Barker St.
The light rail service runs between Randwick and Circular Quay, via Central Station. The light rail platform at the Hospital is on the corner of High Street and Avoca Street. If you are going to the Acute Services Building, the closest stop is at the University of New South Wales on High Street.
Our Hospital is located on Randwick Campus with a number of other hospitals and services.
Car parking can be accessed via the Barker Street entrance. Parking is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A private company, Point Parking, operates this service, fees apply.
For more information and for parking costs please visit the Point Parking website (parking location is titled Randwick campus). You can also telephone 02 9326 7233 or go to their office located B1 of the carpark.
Concessional car parking fees in NSW public hospitals
Concession parking rates are available for public hospital patients and their carers who require regular or long term hospitalisation and/or treatment. These rates do not apply for patients of Prince of Wales Private Hospital.
For information on concessional car parking fees in NSW public hospitals visit the SESLHD District website.
For further information on concessional parking:
- Visit http://www.parking.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type in Prince of Wales Hospital or download our app NSW Health hospital parking and directions on Google play or iTunes.
- Visit our Campus Information and Concessional Parking counter at Barker Street entrance, 8.00am to 8.30pm Monday to Sunday or after Hours visit the car park office located on B1 of the car park.
- See this poster which explains the eligibility criteria.
There is limited free parking for people with a mobility disability. The free parking is located at the High and Barker street entrances, near the Catherine Hayes Building and outside Emergency. The spaces show the international symbol of access for people with disability. You must have a mobility parking permit on your vehicle to be allowed to park in these spaces.
Information on access to the Randwick Campus, including wheelchair access is available via the Transport Accessibility Guide.
There are five entrances for patient pick up or drop off
- Barker Street for Adult Emergency Department, Outpatients, Medical Imaging and Dickinson Building
- High Street for Patient Discharge Lounge, Eye Clinic, Parkes Building and Clinical Sciences Building
- Botany Street for the new Acute Services Building
- Avoca Street for Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre located at the Bright Alliance Building.
Bike racks are located on the hospital campus near the High Street and Avoca Street entries (see the Campus Cycle Facilities Guide). For detailed cycling maps visit: www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/services/transport/bicycles
Taxi's are available at the taxi rank at the Barker Street entrance near the Royal Hospital for Women, or in Clara Street, located opposite the hospital’s High Street entrance. A dedicated taxi telephone is located near the information counters at each entrance. To book a taxi phone:
- Taxis Combined: 13 33 00
- Premier Cabs: 13 10 17
- Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service: 02 8332 0200
For more information on the Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme go to www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-taxi-transport-subsidy-scheme
Community transport is available to the frail aged, younger people with a disability and/or their carers and people who are financially disadvantaged.
Access Sydney provides services for people who are elderly, frail, or have an illness or disability that makes ordinary transport difficult. For residents living in the City of Sydney and Botany local government areas.
Phone: 02 8241 8000
Randwick Waverley Community Transport provides transport services to the frail and aged, younger people with disabilities and their carers in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in particular the Randwick and Waverley Local Government areas.
Phone: 02 9369 5366
Holdsworth Community Transport provides transport for people who are frail, isolated or are living with disabilities.
Phone: 02 9302 3605
South Eastern Community Connect provides transport to people who are frail and their carers.
Phone: 02 8338 8506
Sir Roden and Lady Cutler Foundation provides transport for people with disabilities, the elderly or financially disadvantaged.
Phone: 02 9382 2372 ad ask to speak with a Social Worker.
My Aged Care Transport
My Aged Care can provide transport for people over the age of 65 years.
Phone: 1800 200 422.
For more information on patient transport options go to Transport NSW.
If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person over the age of 50 and need help getting to your medical appointments, you can access these transport services:
- Guriwal Transport - call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422
- Wyanga - call 02 9319 7175.
If you are recieving cancer treatment at our Hospital you can use these transport services:
- Prince of Wales Oncology Bus and Nelune Foundation - speak with administration staff at your cancer service or phone 9382 5111
- Leukaemia Foundation - for people with blood cancer. Phone: 1800 555 021.
Country Care Link is a free transport service for people from regional NSW who need hospital or medical appointments in Sydney. It provides transport to and from their arrival or departure point in Sydney to Hospitals, health care services or accomodation locations.
The service operates 7 days a week to and from Sydney's Central and Strathfield rail stations, the Central Station bus terminal and Sydney Airport. For all bookings phone 02 8382 6434 or 1800 806 160. Please allow 48 hours notice for bookings.
IPTAAS provides financial assistance to help with travel and accommodation costs for people (and eligible escorts) who need to travel long distances to access specialist treatment not available locally. Patients travelling at least 100km each way, or at least 200km per week cumulative distance, may be eligible to apply for IPTAAS subsidies. IPTAAS provides financial help with the cost of travel using private vehicles, public transport, air travel and accomodation. Your doctor or the hospital Social Workers can help if you wish to apply for this assistance. For more information you can also call the IPTAAS office on 1800 478 227.
NIPTAAS is available to assist patients and their carers residing on Norfolk Island who need to travel to mainland Australia to access specialist medical or oral health surgical treatment. For more information call Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service on +672 3 22091.