Transport

Travel to and from Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is simple. We are centrally located on Hospital Avenue in Nedlands, just 6 kilometres from Perth city on the QEII Medical Centre (QEIIMC) site which also includes Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (external link)

PCH is bordered by Winthrop Avenue and Monash Avenue. We are across the road from Kings Park and only a few minutes away from the University of Western Australia.

Public transport

Bus

There are frequent buses to the hospital with several bus stops along Hospital Avenue and Monash Avenue for your convenience. The buses connect PCH with the city, train stations and surrounding suburbs.

Train

The closest train station to PCH is Shenton Park, on the Fremantle line. At Shenton Park Station, catch the 999 bus to the Hospital Avenue QEII Medical Centre stop. 

Alternatively, hop off the train at Elizabeth Quay Station and catch the 950, 103 or 24 bus to the Hospital Avenue QEII Medical Centre stop. 

To plan your journey and for up-to-date transport information:

By car

If travelling by car, we are bordered by Winthrop Avenue, Aberdare Road and Monash Avenue in Nedlands.

There is a set-down (drop off) area outside the main entrance with 15 minute free parking and 30 minute free parking for ACROD permit holders.

Paid parking spaces are available in the hospital’s basement car parks and the QEIIMC multi-deck car park.

See Parking for more information.

Walking or cycling

Walking to an appointment or to visit a loved one at PCH can be an enjoyable way to stay healthy and fit. Walking benefits our health, community and environment and enables you to keep fuel and parking expenses low.

If you wish to cycle to PCH, there are many cycle routes (external link) you can use and we provide bicycle racks close to the hospital’s main entry. 

View the PCH map to locate the main entrance and the QEIIMC site map to locate more bicycle parking points on site.

Taxis

There is a taxi rank outside Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital E Block on Hospital Avenue. Taxi phones are located at this rank. 

View the PCH map to locate the taxi rank.

Help for country residents

If you are travelling to Perth Children's Hospital from more than 100km outside the metropolitan area, you may be able to get a refund for part of your travel and accommodation expenses under the Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) (external site)