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Transport & parking at Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital

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Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital can be accessed by car, train, bus and taxi.

By car

Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital is located at 300 Waterdale Road Heidelberg.

Drop off and pickup points

The main drop-off and pickup points for visitors and patients for the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital are:

  • Tobruk Centre (Outpatients), Dairy Farm Way - enter via Gate 10 Banksia Street
  • The Surgery Centre - enter via Gate 10 Banksia Street
  • Centaur Place - enter via Gate 9 Waterdale Road
  • Grevillea Centre, Acacia Street - enter via Gate 9 Waterdale Road
  • Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Diggers Way - enter via Gate 5 Edwin Street
  • Flanders Wing, Lone Pine Place - enter Gate 9 Waterdale Road
  • Coral-Balmoral Building, Boronia Street - Gate 9 Waterdale Road or Gate 5 Edwin Street

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Parking at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital is:

  • free for the first 30 minutes
  • $4 for between 30 and 60 minutes
  • $5 for between one and four hours
  • $7 for between four and six hours
  • $10 for six hours or more or for a lost ticket (maximum daily rate)
  • $6 flat rate (coin operated machine) for the Bell Street car park

With the exclusion of the Bell Street car park, the car parks run on an automated system.

Remember to take your 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 validation is available at the point of exit.

Concession rate parking

Concession rates may apply for some categories of patients and visitors. Veterans with White and Gold DVA cards are eligible for free parking.

Find out more about concession rate parking.

For enquiries about veteran transport, call 03 9496 2997.

Street parking

Some street parking is available in the surrounding streets.

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.

Public car parks

The public car parks at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital are:

 Car Park
 Access via  For patients/visitors to:
 (Tobruk Centre)

 Gate 10
 Banksia Street

 Banksia Central  Gate 10
 Banksia Street
 Outpatients, Centaur Wing, South Wing, Boronia Centre 
 Ash Grove  Gate 5
 Edwin Street

 Gate 9
 Waterdale Road
 Flanders Wing, Coral-Balmoral building, Health and
 Rehabilitation Centre, North Wing, Acacia Room, Duckboard Function Centre

 Health and 

 Gate 5
 Edwin Street
 Coral-Balmoral building, Health and Rehabilitation Centre
 Bell Street
 car park 
 Gate 7A
 Waterdale Road

 Alternative daily parking available for a flat fee

 *Note - there is a walk required to all buildings

By train and bus

Ivanhoe train station (on the Hurstbridge Line) is a short bus journey away from the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.

Visitors catching a Hurstbridge line train to Ivanhoe station can catch the number 548 - Kew (Cotham Road) - La Trobe University Bundoora bus from the station to Waterdale Road.

A number of other bus routes also service the hospital.

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