Getting to Starship Hospital

Directions and parking for if you have a hospital admission or outpatient appointment at Starship Hospital.

Address: Starship Hospital, 2 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland

The main entrance to the Auckland City Hospital site (including Starship) is on Park Road. The bus stop is located near this Park Road entrance. Once in the main entrance follow the signs to Starship.

If you are coming to the Children's Emergency Department, follow the 'Adult and Children's Emergency' signs.

Use the online Auckland Transport (AT) Journey Planner to help you plan your visit to Starship.

Please note that Grafton Bridge is reserved for buses only between 7.00am and 7.00pm weekdays. This means no trucks, vans or cars can use the bridge between these times. However, it can be used by pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists at all times.



Click here to get directions using Google Maps.


Public transport

Visit the Auckland Transport website for information on public transport options - Train, Bus and Ferry

Make sure you leave plenty of time to get to your appointment. Check out the traffic conditions in your area on the NZTA website

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By car - limited parking available

Please note that parking is limited on the Auckland City Hospital site and there are often queues to find a car park. There is a sign at the Park Road entrance that will tell you if parking is available in either carpark A or B. Carpark B is the closest carpark to Starship Hospital.

There are costs to park in both carparks A and B - see the Wilsons Parking website for details.

If possible consider taking public transport or being dropped off and collected. There are a number of 2 minute drop-off parks outside the Level Three Entrance to Starship.

There are disability car parks available in Carparks A and B. There are also two outside the Level Three drop-off point at Starship. There are two electric vehicle charging stations for electric cars on the ground level of Carpark A at Auckland City Hospital.


Transport to and from Auckland Airport

Visit the Auckland Airport website for details of buses, taxis, shuttles and rental cars to and from the airport.


Your safety

All children need to be in an approved car seat when travelling in a car. For more information see, who have information and links to car restraint technicians in your area, and details of car seat rental schemes.