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Travelling to hospital

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There are lots of public transport options available to help make your journey to the hospital easier.

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Birmingham Children's Hospital

Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, , B4 6NH

Birmingham Children's Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 333 9999
Website:
http://www.bch.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

All buses to Birmingham City Centre (short walk from some termini)

trainicon By train

Use Birmingham Snow Hill or Birmingham New Street stations

tramicon By tram

Use the Bull Street stop

 

Click here to view a guide to travel to/from the hospital on public transport

Plan a journey or view a timetable.

Parking

Parent parking is available at the NCP Royal Angus Car Park located on Whittall Street, B4 6HD.

The Pay As You Go facility at the Welcome Desk allows you to change their tariff to the Birmingham Children's Hospital car parking charges as listed below:

  • Up to 1 hour   £2.00
  • Up to 2 hours  £4.00
  • Up to 4 hours  £5.00
  • Up to 6 hours  £6.00
  • Up to 8 hours  £8.00
  • Over 8 hours   £10.00
Birmingham Women's Hospital

Birmingham Women's Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG

Birmingham Women's Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 472 1377
Website:
http://www.bwnft.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

1A   Acocks Green - Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Springfield, Wake Green, Moseley, Edgbaston & Bristol Road

10S Quinton (Tesco) - Selly Oak via Croftdown Road, Harborne, Queen Elizabeth Hospital & Calfornia 

19  Dudley - Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Netherton, Old Hill, Halesowen, Quinton & Harborne

25  Birmingham - Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Ladywood

48  West Bromwich - Northfield via Warley, Bearwood, Harborne, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Cotteridge, Hawkesley & West Heath

76  Solihull - Northfield via Shirley, Yardley Wood, Kings Heath, Selly Park, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, California & Weoley Castle

X20  Birmingham - Cofton Hackett via Edgbaston, University Station, Selly Oak, Northfield & Longbridge

X21  Birmingham - Woodcock Hill via Edgbaston, University Station, Selly Oak & Weoley Castle

X22  Birmingham - Woodgate via Edgbaston, University Station, California, Bartley Green & Kitwell

Use University Station

Plan a journey or view a timetable.

Parking

  • Up to 1 hour £2.70
  • Up to 4 hours  £4.60
  • Up to 5 hours  £5.30
  • Up to 6 hours  £6.00
  • Up to 8 hours  £6.60
  • Over 8 hours  £13.30
  • Hospital business £6.60
  • Weekly ticket £18.60

Speak to a member of the Q-Park staff at the car parking office if you have any queries.

City Hospital, Birmingham

City Hospital, Birmingham, Dudley Road, Birmingham, , B18 7QH

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 554 3801
Website:
http://www.swbh.nhs.uk/contact-locations/find-us/birmingham-city-hospital/

Getting here

busicon By bus

11A   Outer Circle (City Hospital, Bearwwod, Harborne, Selly Oak, Cotteridge)

11C   Outer Circle (City Hospital, Handsworth, Perry Barr, Erdington, Ward End)

80A  Birmingham - West Bromwich via Five Ways, Ladywood, Soho, Smethwick & West Smethwick

82  Birmingham - Bearwood via City Hospital & Cape Hill

87  Birmingham - Dudley via City Hospital, Cape Hill, Smethwick, Oldbury & Tividale

89  Birmingham - West Bromwich via City Hospital, Cape Hill, Londonderry, Smethwick & Kenrick Park

Parking

  • Up to 15 mins  free
  • Up to 1 hour  £2.80
  • Up to 2 hours  £3.80
  • Up to 3 hours  £4.30
  • Up to 5 hours  £4.80
  • Up to 24 hours  £5.30
Good Hope Hospital

Good Hope Hospital, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, , B75 7RR

Good Hope Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 424 2000
Website:
http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/good-hope-hospital/

Getting here

busicon By bus

71  Chelmsley Wood - Sutton Coldfield via Kingshurst, Castle Bromwich, Castle Vale, Minworth & Walmley

75   Sutton Coldfield - Birmingham International Station via Walmley, Minworth, Water Orton & Coleshill 

110  Birmingham - Tamworth via Erdington, Sutton Coldfield, Whitehouse Common, Fazeley & Mile Oak 

604  Kingstanding - Mere Green via Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield & Whitehouse Common 

X4   Birmingham - Minworth (Asda) via Erdington, Sutton Coldfield, Falcon Lodge & Walmley

X14  Birmingham - Sutton Coldfield via Pype Hayes, Walmley & Falcon Lodge

Passengers can also board any bus to Sutton Coldfield town centre, or train to Sutton Coldfield rail station and connect with these direct bus services to the hospital.

Parking

  • Up to 30 minutes free
  • 1 hour  £2.75
  • 2 hours  £3.75
  • 4 hours  £4.75
  • 24 hours  £5.75
  • A range of discounted tickets for multiple visits are available from the hospital parking office
Heartlands Hospital

Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, , B9 5SS

Heartlands Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 424 2000
Website:
http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/heartlands-hospital/

Getting here

busicon By bus

28  Great Barr - Small Heath via Kingstanding, Erdington, Pype Hayes, Ward End & Heartlands Hospital

28A  Ward End - Bordesley via Small Heath

36  Sparkhill - Heartlands Hospital via Acocks Green, Tyseley & Hay Mills

53  Birmingham - Smiths Wood via Saltley, Heartlands Hospital, Stechford, Lea Hall, Shard End & Castle Bromwich

73  Solihull - Heartlands Hospital via Lode Lane, Sheldon, Cockshut Hill & Yardley (Yew Tree)

97  Birmingham - Chelmsley Wood (Helmswood Drive) via Bordesley, Heartlands Hospital, Lea Hall & Kitts Green

Parking

  • Up to 30 minutes free
  • 1 hour £2.75
  • 2 hours £3.75
  • 4 hours £4.75
  • 24 hours £5.75
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton

New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, Wednesfield Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP

New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton

Contact information

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Telephone:
01902 307999
Website:
http://www.royalwolverhamptonhospitals.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

53  Wolverhampton - Rocket Pool via Priestfield, Stow Heath, Moseley, New Cross Hospital, Wednesfield & Neachells

57  Wolverhampton - Bilston via Heath Town, New Cross Hospital, Wednesfield & Willenhall

59  Wolverhampton - Ashmore Park via Heath Town, New Cross Hospital & Wednesfield

60  Wolverhampton - Bloxwich via Heath Town, New Cross Hospital, Wednesfield & New Invention

65  Wolverhampton - Fordhouses via Heath Town, New Cross Hospital, Wood End, Underhill & Northwood Park

69. Wolverhampton - Walsall via Heath Town, New Cross Hospital, Wood End, New Invention & Leamore

70  New Cross Hospital - Cannock via Wolverhampton, Underhill, Featherstone & Cheslyn Hay

Parking

  • Up to 15 minutes free
  • Up to 1 hour  £2.40
  • Up to 3 hours  £3.40
  • Up to 5 hours  £4.80
  • Up to 6 hours £5.80
  • Up to 7 hours £6.00
  • Up to 24 hours £6.20
  • Weekly ticket - 7 days  £16.50
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Medical Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 627 2000
Website:
http://www.uhb.nhs.uk/new-hospital.htm

Getting here

busicon By bus

1A   Acocks Green - Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Springfield, Wake Green, Moseley, Edgbaston & Bristol Road

10S Quinton (Tesco) - Selly Oak via Croftdown Road, Harborne, Queen Elizabeth Hospital & Calfornia 

19  Dudley - Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Netherton, Old Hill, Halesowen, Quinton & Harborne

25  Birmingham - Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Ladywood

48  West Bromwich - Northfield via Warley, Bearwood, Harborne, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Cotteridge, Hawkesley & West Heath

76  Solihull - Northfield via Shirley, Yardley Wood, Kings Heath, Selly Park, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, California & Weoley Castle

X20  Birmingham - Cofton Hackett via Edgbaston, University Station, Selly Oak, Northfield & Longbridge

X21  Birmingham - Woodcock Hill via Edgbaston, University Station, Selly Oak & Weoley Castle

X22  Birmingham - Woodgate via Edgbaston, University Station, California, Bartley Green & Kitwell

trainicon By train

Use University station

Plan a journey or view a timetable.

Parking

  • 1 hour £2.80
  • 3 hours £4.20
  • 4 hours £4.90
  • 5 hours £5.60
  • 6 hours £6.30
  • 8 hours £7.00
  • Over 8 hours £13.90
  • Weekly ticket £19.50
  • Hospital business £7.00

Please speak to a member of Q-Park staff at the car parking office if you have any queries.

Free shuttle bus

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and the old QE have a free shuttle bus service which runs from 7.00am to 7.00pm Monday to Friday. It carries patients, visitors and staff from car parks to QEHB, Birmingham Women's Hospital, the old QE and the Mental Health Trust.

There are drop-off areas outside the QEHB Main Entrance and Emergency Department entrance. Details of the route and pick-up/drop-off points are available in the map below.

For more information on the free shuttle bus, please contact Q-Park.

Tel: 0121 426 5568

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 685 4000
Website:
http://www.roh.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

38 Northfield - Selly Oak via Bournville, Cotteridge & Stirchley

61 Birmingham - Frankley via Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Northfield & Holly Hill

63Birmingham - Frankley via Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Northfield, Longbridge & Rubery

144  Birmingham - Worcester via Northfield, Longbridge, Rubery, Bromsgrove & Droiwitch Spa

X20  Birmingham - Cofton Hackett via Edgbaston, University Station, Selly Oak, Northfield & Longbridge

Passengers can also board any bus to Northfield town centre and connect with these direct bus services to the Hospital. The Hospital itself is ten minutes walk from Northfield town centre.

Plan a journey or view a timetable.

Parking

A car park charging scheme for patients and patient visitors is in operation in all patient car parks. The main patient and visitor car park is located via Gate C, but there are a small number of parking spaces available for patients and visitors in the parking area at Gate A.

Patients and visitors are able to park for the first 20 minutes in the hospital car parks for free. You will be required to obtain a ticket from the Pay and Display Machine when making use of the free 20 minutes’ parking. Valid tickets must be displayed on site at all times.

  • Up to 2 hours £3.80
  • Up to 5 hours £5.00
  • Up to 24 hours £7.50
  • Blue Badge up to 5 hours £3.80
Russells Hall Hospital

Russells Hall Hospital, High Street, Pensnett, Dudley, DY1 2HQ

Russells Hall Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
01384 456 111
Website:
http://dudleygroup.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

2/2A  Dudley - Merry Hill via Russells Hall Hospital, Upper Pensnett & Brierley Hill

5/5A  Dudley - Wall Heath via Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett & Kingswinford

6  Dudley - Stourbridge via Russells Hall Hospital, Brierley Hill & Amblecote

226   Dudley - Merry Hill via Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett, Kingswinford, Ashwood Park & Wordsley

228   Russells Hall Hospital - Kinver via Brierley Hill, Merry Hill, Penfields, Stourbridge & Wollaston

X10   Birmingham - Gornal Wood via Halesowen, Cradley Heath, Merry Hill, Brierley Hill & Russells Hall Hospital

Parking

  • Up to 15 minutes free
  • 15 to 30 minutes £1.50 
  • 30 minutes to 1 hour £2.60
  • 1 to one-and-a-half-hours £3.60
  • One-and-a-half hours to 3 hours £4.60
  • 3 hours to 24 hours £5.60
  • Over 24 hours for each additional 12 hours - £2.50
  • The charges apply to all visitor car parks at Russells Hall, Corbett and Guest hospitals.
University Hospital Coventry

University Hospital Coventry, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, , CV2 2DX

University Hospital Coventry

Contact information

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Telephone:
024 7696 4000
Website:
http://www.uhcw.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

1  Chapelfields - Walsgrave via City Centre, Binley Road, Wyken & University Hospital

3  Arena Park - University Hospital via Holbrooks, City Centre, Stoke Aldermoor & Binley

9/9A  Wainbody/Green Lane - University Hospital via Finham, Stivichall, City Centre & Ansty Road

17/17A   Fenside/Cheylesmore - University Hospital via Quinton Park, City Centre, Hillfields & Wyken

20A   City Centre - University Hospital via Foleshill, Bell Green & Henley Green 

20C City Centre - University Hospital via Foleshill, Lentons Lane & Henley Green

 

60  Arena Park - University of Warwick via Wyken, University Hospital, Binley & Cheylesmore

74  Coventry - Nuneaton via University Hospital, Wolvey & Bramcote

78/78A  Nuneaton - University Hospital via Bedworth, Arena Park, Bell Green & Henley Green

85/85A/85B Coventry Rugby via University Hospital, Brandon, Brinklow & Harborough Magna

585   Coventry Rugby via University Hospital, Brandon, Brinklow & Harborough Magna

703  Arena Park - University Hospital via Aldermans Green, Bell Green, Wood End & Potters Green

X6  Coventry - Leicester via University Hospital & M69 Motorway

 

Parking

  • Up to 1 hour  £2.50
  • Up to 2 hours  £3.40
  • Up to 3 hours  £4.10
  • Up to 4 hours  £4.90
  • Up to 5 hours  £6.40
  • Up to 6 hours  £7.90
  • Over 7 hours  £9.20
Walsall Manor Hospital

Walsall Manor Hospital, Manor Road, Walsall, , WS2 9PS

Walsall Manor Hospital

Contact information

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Telephone:
01922 721 172
Website:
https://www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/

Getting here

busicon By bus

36 Walsall - Alumwell via Manor Hospital

39 Walsall - Bilston - via Manor Hospital, Pleck, Darlaston, Herberts Park & Moxley

335 Walsall - Alumwell via Manor Hospital

637 Walsall - Manor Hospital via Highgate, Bescot & Pleck

Passengers can also board any bus to Walsall town centre, or train to Walsall rail station, and connect with these direct bus services to the Hospital

Parking

To buy a £13 weekly car parking pass, please visit the General Office next to the in-patient centre entrance.

Solihull Hospital

Solihull Hospital, Lode Lane, Solihull, , B91 2JL

Contact information

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Telephone:
0121 424 2000
Website:
https://hgs.uhb.nhs.uk/solihull-hospital/

Getting here

busicon By bus

All buses to Solihull town centre (short walk from Station Road/Poplar Road termini).

 

Services 58, 72/72A, 73, 89, A1, A10, S16, X2 & X12 stops directly outside the Hospital at its Lode Lane bus stops.

NHS Nightingale

NHS Nightingale, National Exhibition Centre, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT

Contact information

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Telephone:
Website:

Getting here

busicon By Bus

National Express West Midlands bus route X1 which runs between Birmingham City Centre and Coventry City Centre via Birmingham International station/airport.

National Express West Midlands bus route X12 which runs between Birmingham City Centre and Solihull via Birmingham International station/airport. 

trainicon By Train

The nearest station is Birmingham International which is a short walk from the NEC complex. 

Plan a journey

Other Options

If you’re registered - you can use Ring and Ride to visit patients in certain hospitals. Ring and Ride can't be used for journeys which can be made by ambulance.

At some hospitals, volunteers provide transport for visitors who can't use public transport. Ask at the General Office of your hospital for more information.

You may be able to get help with your travelling expenses when you go into hospital for NHS treatment and when you come out of hospital, or when you go to and from hospital as an outpatient for NHS treatment.

If you need someone to travel with you, you can get help with the cost of their fares. See the leaflet Help with Health Costs, which is available free from your Social Security Office, Post Office, Jobcentre Plus or NHS Hospital.

Telephone the Health Cost Advice Line on 0845 850 1166 or visit the DirectGov website.

Community Transport Coventry operates the Swiftlink demand responsive transport service which provides transport for employment trips.

Swiftlink
269 Sovereign Road
Earlsdon
Coventry
CV5 6LT

Tel: 02476 716013

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