Accommodation and travel to Lyell McEwin Hospital


For patients and visitors needing accommodation there are many suitable choices close to the hospital. 

The Torrens Valley International Residence situated in the grounds of Modbury Hospital, Smart Road, Modbury, has 284 single rooms and offers clean, secure, accommodation at affordable rates. The accommodation is available to patient’s families, SA Health staff and international and local students.

Lounge, kitchen, laundry and share segregated bathroom facilities are available.  A security system is in place which provides a safe and secure environment for residents to live. The residence is adjacent to Tea Tree Plaza Shopping complex and the Tea Tree Plaza interchange, which connects the accommodation to Adelaide’s O-Bahn. The O-Bahn offers a hassle free trip into the city on a designated bus route, free from the congestion of city streets – direct to all tertiary campuses. It is also a pleasant five minute walk to the Torrens Valley Institute, Tea Tree Gully Campus and other tertiary campuses are easily accessible. Recreational facilities are located nearby with a full size tennis court on site.

To learn more about Torrens Valley International Residence ring the office on 08 8161 2724 or visit the TVIR website.

For more information about accommodation options visit the SA Tourism website.


Bus services

From Elizabeth Shopping Centre

  • Bus 224 and 224F, Stop 54A John Rice Ave
  • Bus 400, Stop 54A John Rice Ave
  • Bus 560, Stop 54A John Rice Ave
  • Bus 500, Stop 54B Haydown Rd

From City

  • Bus 224 and 224F (from Stop X1 King William Rd), Stop 54A John Rice Ave
  • Bus 500 (from F2 Grenfell St), Stop 54B Haydown Rd

From Paradise Interchange

  • Bus 500, Stop 54B Haydown Rd

From Modbury Interchange

  • Bus 560, Stop 54A John Rice Ave

There are no trams that travel towards the LMH.

For more information about local bus services and timetables please visit the Adelaide Metro website.

A volunteer shuttle bus service is available. For more information please see the brochure.

Taxi services

Adelaide Independent Taxi: telephone 13 22 11

Suburban Taxi: telephone 131 008

Yellow Cab: telephone 13 2227

Ambulance services

If patients are transported to or from hospital by ambulance, or between hospitals at their request, they will be responsible for payments of any SA Ambulance Service accounts for transport.

Transport home

Patients can only leave hospital by ambulance if it is medically indicated.

Please plan ahead and make private arrangements for your trip home if you are well enough to travel by car or public transport.

The Red Cross may be able to help patients who are registered with the Red Cross transport service.

All babies travelling home by car must travel in a fitted car seat or capsule. Local taxis can provide a cab with a capsule if ordered in advance for those who require it.

Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS)

The Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) provides some financial reimbursement to country patients and approved escorts with the cost of travel and accommodation when they are required to travel over 100 kilometres (each way) to receive specialist medical treatment that is not available at their nearest centre.