General transport information


We've collated SA Health's general transport information here so that you can see what services and schemes are available and might apply to you. If you have any questions about how these schemes relate to PATS, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Access Taxis

For passengers with mobility difficulties or disabilities, particularly those with wheelchairs and scooters. To book an access taxi, please visit the SA GOV website or call 1300 360 940.


Australian Disability Parking Scheme

Australian disability parking permits allows a vehicle to be parked in spaces where the international symbol of access is displayed. To apply for an Australian Disability Parking Permit, please visit the SA GOV website or call 1300 360 940.



Adelaide Metro Mobility Pass

An Adelaide Metro Mobility Pass is available for people who are unable to validate a metrocard using on-board equipment due to physical or cognitive impairment. To apply, please access the application for a mobility pass form or call 1300 311 108.


Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Travel for treatment scheme

The DVA provides eligible persons and their medically required attendants assistance with their transport when travelling for approved medical treatment. For more information, please visit the DVA website or call 1800 550 455.



Qantas Companion Card

This card is issued to people with significant support requirements who through a physical, sensory, intellectual, cognitive or psychosocial disability are unable to travel on the aircraft without the full time assistance of a carer. For more information, visit the PWDA website or call 1800 806 769.


South Australian Companion Card

Residents of South Australia who have a significant and permanent disability who need assistance can take a companion free of charge. For more information, visit the Companion Card website or call 1800 667 110.



South Australian Companion Card

Residents of South Australia who have a significant and permanent disability who need assistance can take a companion free of charge. For more information, visit the Companion Card website or call 1800 667 110.


South Australian Seniors Card

Provides free transport to seniors to travel on public transport between 9:01am and 3.00pm weekdays and all weekends. For more information, visit the SA GOV website or call 1800 819 961.



South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme

This scheme is for people with permanent and severe disabilities that limit their ability to use public transport may apply for subsidised taxi fares. For more information, visit the SA GOV website or call 1300 360 840.


UPark disability access parking

UPark accessibility pass provides up to two hours of free parking upon application for people with a disability. For more information, visit the UPark website or call 8203 7203.



 

Vision impaired travel pass

The vision impaired travel pass supports people who are vision impaired to travel for free on public transport. For more information, visit the SA GOV website or call 1300 311 108.


Regional transport options to attend medical appointments


Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network


Community bus services

Barossa Regional Community Transport Scheme - providing transport for patients living in the Barossa and Light regional Council areas to attend medical appointments.
Phone: (08) 8563 8444

Gawler Volunteer Community Transport Bus - providing support to patients living in the Gawler area to attend medical appointments in and outside of Gawle
Phone: (08) 8521 2080

Hills Community Transport - for patients living in the Adelaide Hills Council, District Council of Mount Barker or Strathalbyn area of Alexandrina Council.
Phone: (08) 8391 7234

Murray Mallee Community Transport - provides transport services for patients living at Murray Bridge and Mt Barker to attend medical appointments.
Phone: (08) 8572 3513

Southern Communities Transport Scheme - for patients living in the City of Victor Harbor and Alexandrina Council (excluding Strathalbyn).
Phone: (08) 8551 0760

Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation - providing support to residents of Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Middleton, Goolwa and surrounding suburbs who have cancer and need to attend medical appointments.
Phone: (08) 8552 9304

Link SA – Community Bus - services available throughout Gawler and the Barossa
Phone: 1300 642 604

Yankalilla Council Transport Service - provides transport services to residents living in Yankalilla to attend medical appointments.
Phone: (08) 8558 4086

Kangaroo Island Community Health Centre - provides some transport services to eligible HACC, CHSP and Home package clients.
Phone: (08) 8553 4231


Ferry Services

Sealink (ferry service to and from Kangaroo Island)
Phone: 13 13 01

Commercial Airlines

Regional Express (Adelaide from Kangaroo Island)
Phone: 13 17 13



Eyre and Far North Local Health Network




Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network


Bus services

Stateliner Premier Coach Services (Eyre, Flinders and Mid North region)
Phone: 1300 851 345

Red Cross Medical Bus (Whyalla)
Phone: (08) 8100 4511

Red Cross Medical Bus (Coober Pedy and Port Augusta)
Phone: (08) 6557 1220

Commercial Airlines

Regional Express (Adelaide from; Port Augusta and Whyalla)
Phone: 13 17 13

Community Passenger Network

Upper North Medical Bus - for patients who live in Port Augusta, Port Pirie, Crystal Brook, Peterborough, Jamestown and Gladstone.
Phone: (08) 8666 2255



Limestone Coast Local Health Network


Bus services

Stateliner Premier Coach Services(South East) (Eyre, Flinders and Mid North region)
Phone: 1300 851 345

Commercial Airlines

Regional Express (Adelaide from Mount Gambier)
Phone: 13 17 13

Community Passenger Network

Murray Mallee Community Transport - for patients living in and between Keith and Tailem Bend.
Phone: (08) 8725 3622

South East Community Passenger Network (managed by Red Cross Mount Gambier)- for patients in the Mount Gambier Council region.
Phone: (08) 8725 3622



Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network


Community Passenger Network

Murray Mallee Community Transport - for patients living in and between Keith and Tailem Bend.
Phone: (08) 8725 3622

Community Transport Services - for patients of the Riverland to access non-urgent medical appointments.
Phone: 1800 334 882

Red Cross Riverland Local Transport - provides door-to-door transport for non-urgent medical appointments or social outings. This service is for people who are elderly or have a disability and have no means of transport.
Phone: 1800 334 882 or (08) 8100 4641

Transport Brokerage Services - provides information about transport services, coordination of inter-town transport services and coordination of medical bus services to Adelaide. This service is for people living in the Berri Barmera Council, District Council of Loxton Waikerie and Renmark Paringa District Council and who are transport disadvantaged. Bookings required 24 hours in advance.
Phone: (08) 8100 4645

Bus services

Stateliner Premier Coach Services (Riverland)
Phone: 1300 851 345

Link SA – Community Bus(Murray Bridge, Mount Barker, Mannum, Coonalpyn, Meningie, Berri and Strathalbyn)
Phone: 1800 227 576



Yorke and Northern Local Health Network


Bus services

Stateliner Premier Coach Services (Eyre and Mid North)
Phone: 1300 851 345

Greyhound (Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Pimba)
Phone: (08) 8725 3622

Copper Coast 'Dial-a-Ride' - available in the Copper Coast linking people between towns. Wheelchair accessible bus service for the general community.
Phone: 1300 132 932

Yorke Peninsula Coaches - provides a coach service to residents of Yorke Peninsula (Yorketown, Maitland, Ardrossan), Copper Coast (Moonta Bay, Wallaroo, Kadina), Balaklava, Mid North (Peterborough, Jamestown, Clare, Gawler) and Southern Yorke Peninsula.

Community

Aboriginal Health Team - provides transport service to medical appointments.

Commonwealth Home Support Program- provides transport for eligible persons. Referral is via the national My Aged Care website/portal or by phoning 1800 200 422

GreyhoundPort Pirie, Port Augusta and Pimba.
Phone: (08) 8725 3622

Home Care Packages - referral is via My Aged Care and allocated by the Commonwealth.

Moving People Pirie - provides members of the Port Pirie community and surrounding areas access to a central hub for transport assistance.
Phone: 0447 873 977

Red Cross Medical Bus (Port Pirie)
Phone: (08) 8557 1234 or 0407 633 666

Community Passenger Network

Mid North Medical Bus service - for patients living in Clare, Riverton, Burra, Eudunda, Mallala, Balaklava and Hamley Bridge
Phone: (08) 8442 1677

Upper North Medical Bus - for patients who live in Port Augusta, Port Pirie, Crystal Brook, Peterborough, Jamestown and Gladstone
Phone: (08) 8666 2255

Northern Passenger Transport Network - for patients living in six Council regions, being the District Council of Mount Remarkable, the District Council of Orroroo/Carrieton, the District Council of Peterborough, Port Pirie Regional Council, Northern Areas Council and the Flinders Ranges Council.
Phone: (08) 8666 2255

Yorke Peninsula Community Transport - for patients who live on the Yorke Peninsula to attend medical appointments with three levels of support available.
Phone: 1300 132 932