Jewish Cemetery Trust

Driving directions

This page displays driving directions and maps for the Rookwood Necropolis and the Rookwood Jewish Cemetery. Click here for Public Transport information.

Driving to Rookwood Cemetery

The easiest way of reaching the Jewish sections of Rookwood Cemetery is to enter by car via Centenary Drive. Rookwood Cemetery road access diagram

You can access Centenary Drive from any direction by turning:

From the north off Homebush Bay Drive.

From the east and west off Parramatta Road or the Western Distributor

From the south off Roberts Road or the Hume Highway / Liverpool Road.

Cemetery map
A map showing the Monumental and Lawn sections of Rookwood Jewish Cemetery is displayed at the JCT office at the cemetery.

Notices of the times and locations of the day’s burials and consecrations are also displayed at the office.

Detailed Driving Directions from Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

Average travel time is 35 minutes

Part A. Via the Cross City Tunnel and Western Distributor to Parramatta Road

1. From the Sydney Chevra Kadisha drive east down Ocean Street towards Edgecliff
2. From elsewhere in the eastern suburbs access the Cross City Tunnel via New South
Head Road

3. Turn left into New South Head Road at the intersection near the Edgecliff Centre

4. Travel west on New South Head Road and enter the Cross City Tunnel,
stay in the lane on the right heading towards the Anzac Bridge

(If you do not have an electronic tag, call (02) 9033 3999 within 24 hours to pay the toll)

5. Continue west on the Western Distributor over Darling Harbour and move to the
second lane from the left while crossing the Anzac Bridge

6. From the Anzac Bridge drive south on the City West Link, taking the right lane.
This road becomes Dobroyd Parade and then Wattle Street

7. At the Hardware House tower turn right into Parramatta Road.

Part B. Parramatta Road to Rookwood Cemetery via the M4 Highway

8. Turn right from Parramatta Road on to the M4 Motorway and stay in the left lane

9. Turn left at the first exit from the M4 into Homebush Bay Drive

10. Turn left into Centenary Drive

11. For the entrance to Rookwood Cemetery, turn right off Centenary Drive into
Weeroona Road at the second set of traffic lights

12. From the cemetery entrance, proceed up the hill to Hawthorne Avenue. Turn left at
the roundabout. The JCT office is on the right


    download file Jewish Section Map - Rookwood Cemetery
    Click here for a map of the Jewish Section at Rookwood Cemetery. The map shows the location of the various sections and the Main Office and other landmarks.
    last updated on: 27/04/2011
    download file Map - Rookwood Cemetery
    Click here for a detailed downloadable map of Rookwood Cemetery. The map shows the areas used by the various denominations and entry and exit points, with roads, bus and train information
    last updated on: 12/06/2007
    download file Driving Instructions to Rookwood Cemetery
    Click here for the downloadable driving instructions from the Eastern Suburbs to Rookwood Cemetery. For your own personalised set of instructions, please use or
    last updated on: 01/12/2012