How to get here on foot by car public transport parking map

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. Lifehouse is easy to get to on foot, by car or using public transport.

Lifehouse is located on Missenden Road, between Parramatta Road, Camperdown, and King Street, Newtown.

If you’re dropping someone off, there is a patient drop off zone at the front entrance. Please don’t leave your car unattended.

If you’re looking for somewhere to park, you have a few options:

  • 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 clearly signposted). There is direct entry into lifts that can take you to all floors of the Lifehouse building from this car park. Parking is $5 per hour capped at $25 for patients for any appointment within the Lifehouse facility. Please note, because we need to keep these parking spaces free for patients, the cost is $10 per hour (no cap) for visitors including ward visitors.
  • Secure Parking multi-storey Prince Alfred Hospital car park is $11 if you park for more than seven hours but more for short term parking. Enter via New Hospital Road (off Carillon Ave, behind Lifehouse). Rates can vary, for the most up-to-date rates, call Secure Parking on 1300 727 483. Read more >
  • King George V car park –  Enter via Missenden Road, past the front door of Lifehouse. Parking is $5 an hour, capped at $25 per day. Concession rates of free parking for the first three hours and $5.40 for one visit are available for those eligible. This includes ongoing cancer treatment patients and patients and carers attending a course of treatment that lasts longer than a week. Find more details here. To access this offer, you will need to download this form and get a Lifehouse clinical staff member to complete it. After this, take the form to the security office just inside the main entrance at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on Missenden Road to have the parking validated.

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 Lifehouse and the station.

Otherwise, Lifehouse offers a free shuttle bus for patients to and from Central Station every half an hour. Click for the Timetable

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 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.

Need help getting here?

Speak to one of your care team.

If you are unable to get to Lifehouse either by driving yourself or catching public transport, one of our Lifehouse Volunteer Drivers may be able to help you.

To find out more, call 02 8514 0000.

Lifehouse offers a free shuttle bus for patients to and from Central Station from 8am – 3:30 pm weekdays. Service does not operate weekends or public holidays.

Click here to view timetable

There is a small amount of limited patient pickups for eligible patients within a defined area. Enquiries can be sent to

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