Getting here & parking
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is located across the road from the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on Missenden Road, Camperdown, just three kilometres from the Sydney CBD. It’s easy to get here on foot, by car or using public transport.
Picking up & dropping off
Please feel free to use the 15-minute drop-off zone at the front entrance on Salisbury Road.
Parking at Lifehouse
The most convenient place to park is in the Lifehouse car park. Enter via Salisbury Road and turn left into Susan Street (the entry to the car park is signposted). This car park includes direct access to the lifts, which can take you to all the floors of the Lifehouse building.
Parking for patients (or carers driving them) is capped at a maximum charge of $25 for 5 hours.
Patients who are in treatment at Radiation Oncology have access to free parking spaces.
In order to receive subsidised parking, please validate your ticket at the Lifehouse reception before leaving. Patients have 15 minutes to leave the car park after validation. One ticket validated per appointment.
Patients or carers:
0-0.5 Hours FREE
0.5-1 Hours $5.00
1-2 Hours $10.00
3-4 Hours $15.00
4-5 hours $20.00
5+ Hours $25.00
$10 per hour (uncapped)
Unfortunately, we cannot provide subsidised parking for visitors, or for patients attending appointments at places other than Lifehouse.
Other parking options
- There is parking nearby in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital car parks with rates capped at $25 per day.
- Concession rates are available for patients and carers attending a course of treatment that lasts longer than a week.
- Visit the RPA website for more details
Travelling by train
If you live on a train line, you might prefer to come to Lifehouse by train. The nearest station is Newtown Station. It’s about a 15 minute walk between Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and the station.
Otherwise, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse offers a free shuttle bus for patients to and from Central Station every half an hour. This service will resume on 1st February 2021.
Travelling by bus
It’s easy to get to Lifehouse using public buses. For detailed information about timetables, fares and bus stop locations, go to www.sydneybuses.info or call 131 500.
Bus route 412 stops outside the main entrance of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, directly opposite Lifehouse. The 412 starts at King Street Wharf and travels down George Street and Parramatta Road before turning into Missenden Road where Lifehouse is located. It then travels on through the suburbs of Camperdown, Petersham, Marrickville, Dulwich Hill, Earlwood and Clemton Park before finishing its run at Campsie Station.
Also check bus routes that run along Parramatta Road or Missenden Road including: 436, 438, 439, 440, 422, 423, 426 and 428.
Bus routes 436, 438, 439 and 440 run from Circular Quay up Parramatta Road before travelling on to Chiswick, Abbotsford, Mortlake and Rozelle.
We offer a free transport shuttle between Central Station and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse throughout the day from Monday to Friday. Download the timetable here.
There are a number of community transport services available across Sydney. Some charge a small fee and there are eligibility criteria to meet. Click here to view the list of providers.
If you don’t have your own means of transport or are too unwell to access public transport, in some cases we may be able to help. Contact email@example.com to find out more.
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