Parking and transport

Travelling to and from Calvary Mater Newcastle is easy for patients, visitors, staff and volunteers. Our hospital is located close to public transport facilities and has parking.

Calvary Mater Newcastle is located on the corner of Edith & Platt Streets, Waratah NSW 2298.

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There are patient set down and pick up areas at the Main Entrance, Platt Street Entrance, Melanoma Unit and Hospice at Calvary Mater Newcastle.

Parking is not allowed in these locations, so please move your vehicle after the patient has safely arrived.

Use our map to find our patient drop off areas.

Car parking

Patient and visitor parking is available in Platt Street Car Park P1, Edith Street Car Park P2 and Villa Road Car Park P3. Short-term parking is available outside the Main Entrance.

Given the high demand for visitor parking on site, timed parking will be in place at the Mater Campus from Monday 18 September. Please see patient and visitor fact sheet for further details:

Patient and visitor fact sheet

 

The hospital does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage to cars or other property. You are advised to take responsible security measures such as locking your car and concealing or removing valuables.

Use our map to find our car parking areas.

 

Car park concession rates

NSW Health recognises the burden that regular or long term hospitalisation and/or treatment places on patients and their carers. Concession rates are available for eligible patients and their carers who require regular or long term hospitalisation and/or treatment in all public hospital car parks in NSW where fees apply.

Please refer to Calvary Mater Newcastle’s concessions leaflet for further details:

Parking Concessions

 

Motorbike parking bays and bicycle racks are located in Car Park P2 (accessed via Edith Street).

Please ensure your bicycle is secured and does not cause access issues for other people.

Disability parking bays can be found in every car park and are located closest to the pedestrian access ways.

Please follow the disabled access signs to access the hospital.

If you are in the car park and need assistance getting to or from the hospital, please call 02 4921 1211.

 

Some veteran patients may be eligible to have transport arranged for them through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

Contact the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for more information:

 Metropolitan callers: 133 254

 Regional callers: 1800 555 254

 generalenquiries@dva.gov.au

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Train

The closest train station to Calvary Mater Newcastle is Waratah Train Station located on Station Street, Waratah. It is approximately 1.5km from the hospital.

Bus

Newcastle Transport frequently service Calvary Mater Newcastle on Edith, Lorna and Maud Streets, Waratah.

More information:

Contact Transport NSW for assistance planning your travel arrangements.

 131 500

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Staff at Calvary Mater Newcastle are able to arrange a taxi on request.