Hospital Transport and Parking

University Hospital Geelong: Transport and Parking

Public Transport

University Hospital Geelong can be easily accessed by bus, car or taxi transportation.

Bus

Two local bus companies service the Geelong area. The nearest bus stop to University Hospital Geelong is located on Ryrie Street near the emergency department entrance.

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Taxis

Pick up and drop off patients at the following locations: Bellerine Street Main Entrance, Andrew Love Cancer Centre, Kardinia House and Swanston Centre. Public telephones are located throughout the hospital.

Vehicle parking

In order to assist patients, clients and visitors to access Univeristy Hospital Geelong we would like to make you aware that vehicle parking opportunities around the hospital are limited, and consist mainly of City of Greater Geelong controlled, metered parking, with time restrictions ranging from between ½ an hour to two hours.

Parking officers regularly patrol the streets in these areas and patients and visitors are at risk of receiving parking infringement notices if their vehicles are parked illegally.

As it is not always possible to know how much time you may be required to remain at the hospital may we suggest that you take one of the following steps to avoid the risk of this happening to you:

  • Ask a family member or friend to drive you to the hospital, and when you are ready to leave, arrange for them to pick you up.
  • Ask a family member or friend to accompany you to the hospital in order that a vehicle can be moved if necessary.

City of Greater Geelong parking times are as follows:

Near University Hospital Geelong and Geelong Private Hospital

  • 2 hour parking on Swanston Street (east side between Ryrie and Myers Streets).
  • 2 hour parking on Bellerine Street (both sides between Ryrie and Myers Streets).
  • 3 hour parking on Myers Street (north side between Bellerine and Swanston Streets).
  • 4 hour parking on Myers Street (south side between Bellerine and Swanston Streets).
  • 4 hour parking on Swanston Street (west side between Myers and Ryrie Streets).

The City of Greater Geelong have developed a top-up mobile phone app should you appointment take longer than expected. 

We would also like to advise those patients who are in possession of a Category 1 (Blue) Disabled Permit that in addition to designated disabled parking spaces; they can park for double the allocated time they have paid for at any metered parking space.

Some circumstances make it difficult to monitor the nearby parking meters. If you get a council parking ticket and need to appeal it on compassionate grounds, contact our Consumer Liaison Officer, who will send you an Attendance Validation Form. You then send this form, along with your appeal, the City of Greater Geelong. The council will assess your appeal. The validation form does not guarantee an automatic waive.

Barwon Health has limited visitor parking in the multi-storey car park on Bellerine Street. Rates apply:

  • $6.00 for the first hour
    - $3.00 for every hour thereafter
  • $18.00 maximum charge (per day)

McKellar Centre: Transport and Parking

Bus

Two local bus companies service the Geelong area. A bus stop is located within the grounds of McKellar Centre. 

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Taxis

Pick up and drop off patients at the following locations: Main Reception, Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Public telephones are located near main reception.

Vehicle Parking

  • Free parking up to 3.5 hours
  • $4.00 - 3.5 hours to 5 hours
  • $5.00 - 5 hours to 8 hours
  • $7.00 - 8 hours or greater

Alan David Lodge: Transport & Parking

Free parking available on site for visitors.

There is access to the site via bus from Geelong and Torquay.

Visitors using the bus have a five-minute walk from the bus stop to the front door.

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.