A helping hand to healthcare
There are lots of public transport options available to help make your journey to the local hospital easier.
Choose the hospital you wish to travel to:
Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, , B4 6NH
All buses to Birmingham City Centre (short walk from some termini)
Use Birmingham Snow Hill or Birmingham New Street stations
Use the Bull Street stop
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:
Birmingham Women's Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG
Buses 1A, 10H, 10S, 19, 48, 76, X20, X21, X22
Service 11A/11C and 27 are a short walk away.
Use University Station
Speak to a member of the Q-Park staff at the car parking office if you have any queries.
City Hospital, Birmingham, Dudley Road, Birmingham, , B18 7QH
Buses 11A/11C, 80/80A, 82, 87, 89, X7
Good Hope Hospital, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, , B75 7RR
Buses 71, 75, 110, 604, X4, X14
Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, , B9 5SS
Buses 28/28A, 36, 53, 73, 97
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, Wednesfield Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP
Buses 53, 59, 65, 69, 71, 89
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Medical Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH
Buses 1A, 10H, 10S, 19, 48, 76, X20, X21, X22
Services 11A/11C and 27 stop near by.
Use University station
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, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP
Buses 38, 61, 63, 144, X20
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.
Russells Hall Hospital, High Street, Pensnett, Dudley, DY1 2HQ
Buses 2/2A, 5, 6, 226, 228, X10
University Hospital Coventry, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, , CV2 2DX
Buses 1, 4, 9/9A, 20A, 26, 60, 61, 85, 74, 78/78A, 585/585A/585B, 703, X6
Walsall Manor Hospital, Manor Road, Walsall, , WS2 9PS
Buses 36, 39, 637
To buy a £13 weekly car parking pass, please visit the General Office next to the in-patient centre entrance.
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.
269 Sovereign Road
Tel: 02476 716013
For journey planning and live information on the move.
Swift Pay As You Go is the cheaper way to buy day tickets and single fares on bus & tram.
We’ve got a wide range of accessible transport options so that everyone can get around.
Free travel can be a lifeline for some; check if you're eligible for help with your travel costs.