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Bankstown Hospital On Demand service

On Demand services for the Bankstown area began in October 2017 and are operated by Punchbowl Bus Company.

The Punchbowl On Demand, or 'POD', service runs to and from Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital via Bankstown train station, Bankstown City Paceway Park & Ride and bus interchanges.

Hours of operation

Services run 6ammidnight, 7 days a week including public holidays.

Bookings and fares

You can book this service via or by calling (02) 8522 5000. Bookings can be made from 6 months up to 1 minute prior to your trip. Bookings are subject to availability.

Fares are as follows:

  • Street or transport hub to Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital: a one-way trip will cost $4.00. Half price fares are available for concession card holders, including pensioners, seniors, students and apprentices.
  • Park & Ride to Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital: a return trip and parking will cost $5.20 or $2.60 one-way.
  • Weekly travel reward: take 8 trips in a week (Monday to Sunday) and pay half price on any additional trips before midnight Sunday. Conditions apply.

More about Park & Ride

The new Bankstown City Paceway Park & Ride is a designated parking and pick-up area for the On Demand service. It's located 1.4km from the hospital within Bankstown City Paceway and is accessible from Eldridge Road.


The Bankstown Hospital On Demand service area covers south-west Bankstown and Condell Park, and operates between Bankstown City Paceway, Bankstown train station and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital.

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