How to find us

Location and phone numbers

  • The Clinical centre is located in the Douglas Building, Royal North Shore Hospital.
    Contact on arrival should be made at reception: T: +61 (0) 2 9463 1500
  • The Kolling Institute of Medical Research is located in the Kolling Building (Building 6) on the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) campus - see map PDF - Pacific Hwy, St Leonards, Sydney.
  • Main administration is located on Level 8 of the Kolling Institute, with offices and PC2 accredited laboratories on Level 8-13.
    There is no public access to the research floors. Contact on arrival should be made with the person you are visiting or with reception: T: +61 (0) 2 9926 4500
  • Further information on location: Kolling Institute internet map reference

Getting there

By Train

Royal North Shore Hospital is close to St Leonards railway station. Trains stop at St Leonards Station which is on the Western Line from Town Hall Station and on the North Shore Line from Hornsby station. Frequency of service is about every 10 minutes during peak hours and the trip takes 29 minutes from Town Hall and 25 minutes from Hornsby.

Royal North Shore Hospital is a short walking distance from St Leonards Station (495 metres). If you require further information visit CityRail.

By bus

There are several bus routes to St Leonards. Routes 252,253 and 254 from Town Hall stop at Gore Hill, Pacific Highway, St Leonards. Route 290 from Town Hall (Clarence Street near Mullins Street) stops at Pacific Highway near Greenwich.

Frequency of service is about 15 minutes during peak hours and the trip takes 50 minutes.

Royal North Shore Hospital is a short walking distance from the bus stop (525 metres). For further information visit Sydney Buses.

By car


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Parking on the hospital grounds:

Paid parking including disabled parking is available on the grounds. Entry to the multi-storey hospital car park is from Reserve Road, 3 hour limited parking is available at the street level and all day parking is available at the upper levels. Parking is charged on an hourly rate. Look for blue signs displaying parking rates. Allow ample time to find a space. Rate and fees are listed here.

Street meter parking
Meter parking is available on Pacific Highway and Herbert Street.

Please observe parking regulations carefully!
Police patrol the grounds and issue infringement notices.

The Parking Office is located in the main car park on the ground floor next to the lifts.

By taxi

Taxis may drop off/pick up at Reserve Road entrance. There are taxi phones in the foyer and a taxi rank on Reserve Road near the Pacific Highway.

From the airport

The closest domestic and international airport is Sydney Airport.

Trains are available from the airport via the City.

Airport Express buses run between Central Railway Station and Sydney Airport.

Taxi journey duration and fare are time of day dependent – approximately 30-45 minutes and $50 one way