We're located in South Brisbane and in walking distance to bus, train and ferry services. Our main entrance is on Raymond Terrace.

Watch our video to see where our main entrances and car parks are, and where to catch public transport.

The Queensland Children's Hospital is located just near South Bank in Brisbane.

The main entry points for the hospital are from Stanley Street, Raymond Terrace and Graham Street.

Disabled access is available at every level.

There are lifts available that will get you to the Main Reception area on level 2.

The main after-hours entry between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., is next to our Emergency Department or level 1, on Stanley Street.

There are also security intercoms located at the main entry points of the hospital.

It's important to know that our hospital is located in a busy in the city area. So if you're traveling by car make sure you allow plenty of time before your appointment as parking may be limited in peak hours.

If you do drive to the hospital,  there free public car parks available, The Queensland Children's Hospital basement car park, the Hancock Street car park on Hancock Street and the Mater Hill car park on Allen Street.

Take a car park ticket when you enter and before you leave pay or one of the pay stations.

To see if you are eligible for parking assistance, speak with our welfare team, or visit them on level 6 of the hospital.

Public transport is a good option for travelling to and from the Queensland Children's Hospital and is within walking distance of regular bus, train and ferry services.

For bus travel, TransLink's Mater Hill busway station, is just hundred meters away, opposite the hospital on Stanley Street.

The South Bank train station is located 350 meters from the hospital and there are City Cat Ferry terminals approximately 500 meters away along the Clem Jones Promenade at South Bank.

There is a taxi set-down and pick-up point outside the hospital's main entrance on Raymond Terrace. You can call for a taxi from the free phones on levels 1 and 2.

If you need to be dropped off or collected by car,  there are two set-down areas. The primary set-down area, is at the main hospital entrance of Raymond Terrace on level 2. If you are coming in an emergency situation,  there's a drop-off area located all Stanley Street, near the emergency department.

If you have any other questions, remember you can find more information on our website www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au or call us on (07) 3068 1111.

Public transport

All public transport in Brisbane is run by Translink. You can find timetables, fare information or use their online journey planner to help you plan your trip. You can also call them on 13 12 30.


The Mater Hill Busway Station is on Stanley Street, about 100 m from the hospital.


South Bank Train Station is on Stanley Street, about 350 m from the hospital.

CityCat and City Ferry

There are 3 ferry terminals along Clem Jones Promenade at South Bank, about 500 m from the hospital.


We have free taxi phones on levels 1 and 2. The taxi drop-off and pick-up area is outside the main entrance on Raymond Terrace.


We have bicycle racks at the Stanley Street and Raymond Terrace hospital entrances.


If you're driving, find out where you can park, how much it will cost and if you can apply for discounted parking.

Drop off and pick up areas

We have one general and one emergency drop off and pick up area. Both have a time limit of 20 minutes. If you stop here longer, you may get a fine.

General drop off and pick up, including taxis
Raymond Terrace
Main hospital entrance
Level 2

Emergency access
Stanley Street
Outside the emergency department
Level 1

Free public transport

Some families may be able to get free goEvent travel cards. These are for unlimited travel on Translink buses, trains and ferries for 3, 5 or 7 days at a time. Free AirTrain tickets to Brisbane Airport are also available.

Visit our Patient and Family Travel Hub to find out if you can get free travel. We’re in the Family Resource Centre on level 2 and open Monday to Friday between 8 am and 5 pm.

Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme

If you have to travel more than 50 km to your local public hospital, you may be eligible for the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS).

The PTSS helps patients with travel and accommodation costs if they need to use specialist medical services that aren't available in their local area.

You can read more about the subsidy scheme or find out if you're eligible on the Queensland Government website.

Last updated: September 2023