Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Transport and Parking

For Patients and Visitors


The main campus of the WCH is located at 72 King William Road North Adelaide, approximately one kilometre from the city.  There are WCH page link iconcar parks and entrances to the Hospital on Kermode Street and the corner of Brougham Place and Sir Edwin Smith Avenue.

Patient Assistance Transport Scheme

Through the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS), eligible country patients and their escort may be reimbursed for some travel and accommodation costs. This applies when SA families need to travel more than 100 kilometres (each way) to receive specialist medical treatment not available at a closer centre. For more information, go to the PATS page on the SA Health web site:

Link iconhttps://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/pats

Getting here

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From the city

The WCH is a 15-minute walk from the city centre along King William Road. You can catch any bus heading north along King William Road except express buses, marked with an "S" or "X" .

Arriving by coach

If you travel by coach from the country or interstate, you will arrive at Adelaide Bus Station in Franklin Street. There is a taxi rank at the bus station and it should take less than 10 minutes to get to the Hospital.

From Adelaide Airport

If you fly to Adelaide, catch the Skylink Airport Shuttle to Stop 13 (Hotel Adelaide). The Hospital is a 500-metre walk south along King William Road.

Getting around Adelaide

Timetable information

Bus, train, tram and o'bahn timetables are available from:

  • Adelaide Railway Station on North Terrace, just west of King William Road (next to Sky City Casino)
  • Passenger Transport Information Centre on the corner of King William and Currie Streets (Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 10.30am-5.30pm.

Alternatively, for timetable information:

  • call Passenger Transport Infoline on 8210 1000 between 7am and 8pm
  • Link iconAdelaide Metro

Where to buy your bus or train ticket

Metrotickets (10 trips) can be purchased at the Hospital Cafe. Single trip tickets can be purchased from Adelaide Railway Station, and selected supermarkets, newsagencies and delicatessens, or from the bus driver. Metrotickets and single tickets can both be used on buses, trains, trams and the o'bahn.

Bus stops

Bus stops are located outside the King William Road entrance of the Queen Victoria Building.


There is a taxi rank outside the Kermode Street entrance of the Hospital. There are Freecall taxi phones in the Kermode Street and Queen Victoria Building foyers.

Adelaide Connector bus

This free bus service connects North Adelaide and the City Monday to Friday. It travels down both O'Connell and Melbourne Streets with bus stops on King William Street and Frome Road outside the WCH. Timetable information is available from:

  • Adelaide City Council Customer Centre – (08) 8203 7203
  • Link iconCity of Adelaide website
  • Community Centre, 176 Tynte Street, North Adelaide.

last modified: 08 Feb 2021