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Transport

If you have advance notice of your Hospital admission, planning your trip will help to make sure you get there on time, and get home again without delay.

How you get to and from Hospital will depend on your condition and where you live. 

There are several options when considering your journey. 

For more options about Hospital parking click here. 

If you are being dropped off to Hospital, please proceed to the boom gate and advise the operator who will take you directly to the front Admissions Office.

Townsville Taxis are available to provide you with door-to-door service.  You are able to make your booking online or by calling 131 008.  If you require a wheelchair taxi, please request this on booking.

Patients utilising the Uber service can be dropped off or picked up from the main entrances of both Hospital Campuses (Pimlico and Hyde Park). 

Both Campuses are accessible by Sunbus.  You can access the timetables for bus services on the Sunbus Website.

The Townsville Community Flyer offers a door-to-door transport service.  The service has been developed for seniors who are unable to get to their appointments, due to lack of transport.  The program also supports disabled/disadvantaged people who have difficulty using public transport.

The TOTTS Community Flyer can also take you to the Hospital for your general health needs, including:

  • Outpatient appointments
  • Doctor visits
  • Specialist visits
  • X-rays
  • Visiting friends and family

If you would like to become a member and/or find out more information about this service, please visit the website or download the information booklet.

To make a booking, please call 1300 389 137.

ComLink provides door-to-door transport solutions.  You may be eligible for services under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.

To find out more, please visit their website.

St John's community transport provides door-to-door, personalised local transport to the frail, aged and young people with disabilities. This includes transport for attending doctor appointments.

For more information, please visit their website.

Mater Private Hospital Townsville proudly sponsors the Out & About Community Transport Van which can be used between Ingham and Townsville for non urgent medical appointments.

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