Getting to Canberra Hospital

Welcome to Canberra Hospital and Health Services. Canberra Hospital is the region’s major public hospital, providing specialist and acute care to more than 500,000 people.

Canberra Hospital is a tertiary level health facility, and a teaching hospital of the Australian National University (ANU) Medical School and the University of Canberra.

Coming to hospital can be a worrying time for many people. We will do our best to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible and we are committed to providing high quality, patient-centred care.

Our location

Canberra Hospital is located in Woden Valley in the south of Canberra, on Yamba Drive between Hindmarsh Drive and Kitchener Street in the suburb of Garran.

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Visiting hours

Our visiting hours are from 6am to 9pm daily.

Transport Options


You can easily connect to regular buses to Canberra Hospital from Woden Bus Station.

At Woden Bus Station, go to Platform 14 to catch Bus 3 or Bus 6 Green Rapid to Canberra Hospital.

The buses run regularly, with Bus 6 Green Rapid running four times at hour. These buses go down Hospital Road and can drop you near the main entrance, or opposite Centenary Hospital.

For more information about buses that go to Canberra Hospital:

There are bus services to Canberra Hospital from:


A taxi rank is located outside the Hospital main entrance . A direct-line telephone for ordering taxis is located at the Main Reception desk in the main foyer of the Hospital.

Designated numbered Cab Points are also located at main entrances. Persons should reference the cab point reference number when ordering a Taxi on 13 22 27.


Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive,


PO Box 11 Woden ACT  2606


Phone our switchboard 24 hours a day, seven days a week: +61 (2) 6244 2222

ACT Health is smoke free

ACT Health is committed to providing a smoke free environment for our staff, healthcare consumers and visitors, to protect them from harmful effect of tobacco smoke.

Smoking is not allowed at any ACT Health facility.

Visitors to all ACT Health facilities, including Canberra Hospital, are reminded that they are smoke free environments, to protect the health of all those who use the facilities, including babies and children, from the harmful effects of second hand smoke.