How to Get Here
The Royal Hospital for Women is located in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and is approximately 6km from Sydney CBD and 8km from the Domestic Airport.
Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031
Locked Mail Bag 2000, Randwick NSW 2031
Tel: (02) 9382 6111 Fax: (02) 9382 6513
There are two reception areas where you can ask someone for directions:
The Royal Hospital for Women entrance on Barker St will take you to the Admissions and Reception/ Enquires desk. This is open 24 hours a day seven days a week.
The Randwick campus information counter can be found at the Prince of Wales Hospital Barker Street entrance and is open from 8.00am to 8.30pm seven days a week.
We also have an electronic information kiosk at the Barker Street entrance.
You can also use our hospital campus map to help find your way around.
There are various bus routes that drop you within a five minute walk of the Royal Hospital for Women. Bus routes include those on Barker St, Avoca St and Botany St, and can be seen on the Randwick Hospitals Campus Public Transport Map.
The light rail service runs between Randwick and Circular Quay, via Central Station. The light rail platform is located on the corner of High Street and Avoca Street
You can follow the purple line between the light rail and the Royal Hospital for Women. The line can be seen on the floor of the hospital that can be followed in the direction of either the light rail or the Royal Hospital for Women.
Bike racks are located outside the Royal Hospital for Women entrance via the Barker Street entrance (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. 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
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.
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 accommodation 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.
A hospital visit can be a worrying time, even more so when you are far away from your family and friends. We hope this information helps to make you feel more comfortable about your stay. The social work staff can assist you with travel arrangements and a list of accommodation near to the hospital.
The IPTAAS scheme is available to help patients with accomodation and transport costs if they are:
- A resident of NSW including Lord Howe Island.
- Enrolled with Medicare.
- Not receiving, or eligible for, financial assistance for travel and accommodation from third party insurance or other Australian government services.
- Referred for treatment at their nearest health service.
- Receiving treatment at an approved health service.
- Travelling from their residence for treatment at least 100km (one way), or at least 200kms in a week by making multiple trips to and from treatment.
For more information, see the IPTAAS website.