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Getting to The Townsville Hospital

The Townsville Hospital is located in Douglas, Townsville, and is easily accessible by car, bus or taxi.

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The Townsville Hospital is committed to providing accessible, safe and well-maintained car parking facilities for the convenience of patients, visitors and staff.

Sunbus provides a regular bus service to the hospital, with buses travelling from Stockland to the hospital approximately every 30 minutes. A bus stop is located near the main entrance of the hospital.

A taxi rank is located at the front of the main building near the front entrance. To call a taxi phone 131 008.

Travel support - Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme
For families travelling more than 50km to access services at The Townsville Hospital, there is government assistance available through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS).  The PTSS provides assistance to families who have no option but to travel more than 50km to receive specialist medical treatment. If your condition cannot be treated at your local hospital there is financial assistance available through the PTSS to partly cover the cost of your travel, as well as accommodation in instances where extended hospital stays are necessary.

For more information about eligibility, visit the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS) website, or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

How to claim
To apply, complete the PTSS application form and lodge it with your local public hospital.

Last updated: 22 October 2018