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Patients & visitors

Coming to hospital

Transport & parking at Austin Hospital

Austin Hospital can be accessed by car, motorbike, taxi, train or bus.

By car

The Austin Hospital is located at 145 Studley Road on the corner of Studley Road and Burgundy Street in Heidelberg.

Drop off and pickup points

The main drop off and pickup points for visitors and patients for the Austin Hospital are:

  • Austin Tower - the main entry forecourt accessed via the corner of Studley Road and the Bell-Banksia Link
  • Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre - Level 2 entrance accessed via the corner of Studley Road and the Bell-Banksia Link
  • Outpatients - Level 3 Harold Stokes Building entrance accessed via Burgundy St

Street parking

Some street parking is available in the surrounding streets and is metered Monday through to Saturday afternoon. Check signs for details.

The streets are patrolled regularly by council officers.

There are several parking apps for:

  • Android 
  • iOS - type "find parking" into the App store on your phone

These apps can help you find parking, view parking restrictions and even pay for parking in local streets.

You can also use sites like Parkopedia to help you find street parking.

Austin Tower car park

The public car park for the Austin Hospital is in the Austin Tower.

Austin Tower is accessed via three entrances:

  • Studley Road
  • Burgundy Street
  • Main entry forecourt via the corner of Studley Road and the Bell-Banksia Link

Parking fees

Parking in the Austin Tower is:

  • free for the first 30 minutes
  • $8.00 for 30 to 60 minutes
  • $15.00 for between one and two hours
  • $17.00 for between two and three hours
  • $20.00 for between three and four hours
  • $22.00 for between four and five hours
  • $25.00 for between five and eight hours
  • $30.00 after eight hours (maximum per day)

Concession rates may apply for some patients and visitors. Concession rate is $1.00 / $3.00.

Veterans with White and Gold DVA cards are eligible for free parking.

Find out more about concession rate parking.

Using the car park

The car park runs on an automated system. Remember to take the ticket with you, as you will need to pay at one of the pay stations prior to exiting. Pay Station locations are marked on the parking tickets. No payment is available at point of exit.

There are two sets of lifts in the basement car park to access the Austin Hospital. Change lifts at Level 1 Main Foyer to access all of the wards in the Austin Tower.

Disabled and wheelchair-only parking

Disabled car parking is available on level B3 of the Austin Tower Car Park, accessed via Studley Road.

Parking fees apply and concession parking may be available for eligible patients and visitors. Find out more about concession rate parking.

A number of our disabled parking bays are reserved for wheelchair users. You need to book these bays. Find out more about wheelchair-only parking.

By motorbike

There is motorcycle parking available at Ref I3 of the Austin Hospital map.

Take the Emergency entry off Burgundy Street, go around the traffic island and head to come back out again.

In the building undercroft to the left there is designated motorcycle parking. 

By taxi

Taxis pick up and drop off patients at the following Austin Hospital locations:

  • Level 1 Austin Hospital Tower – entry via Studley Rd
  • Level 2 Olivia Newton-John Cancer & Wellness Centre - entry via Studley Rd
  • Level 3 Harold Stokes Building – entry via Burgundy Street
  • Level 3 Lance Townsend Building – via Bell-Banksia link
  • Level 4 Harold Stokes Building – entry via Burgundy Street

There are free taxi phones at these locations.

Link to location maps

By train

Heidelberg Railway Station is located on Studley Road, 100m from the hospital.

Use Public Transport Victoria's journey planner to help plan your travel to Austin Hospital.

By bus

Bus services are available close to Austin Hospital.

Use Public Transport Victoria's journey planner to help plan your travel to Austin Hospital.