Getting to Rookwood

Rookwood Cemetery is located approximately 30 minutes west of Sydney, NSW. It can be accessed via car, bus or train.

Main Office

The Rookwood General Cemeteries Reserve Trust office is located within the cemetery grounds, at the North end of Hawthorne Ave.

Travelling by Car

The Strathfield Gates can be accessed from Centenary Drive, via Weeroona Rd.  The Victoria St Gates can be accessed from Rookwood Road, via East Street or Victoria Street.

Travelling by Bus

Buses travelling to Rookwood (route number 408) depart from Burwood, Strathfield, Homebush and Flemington railway stations.

Travelling by Train

Rookwood’s closest train station is Lidcombe Railway station.

More Information

For more information on visiting Rookwood, please view the links below:


Hawthorne Ave, Rookwood NSW 2141 (north of Necropolis Drive) 
PO Box 291, Lidcombe, NSW 1825

02 8575 8100


Mon - Fri: 07:30AM - 17:00PM
Sat & Sun: 09:00AM - 15:00PM

Public Holidays: contact office for opening hours 


Summer: 06:00AM - 21:00PM
Winter: 06:00AM - 18:00PM