St Bart's CLLSA members meeting Nov 30th 2015 - TRAVEL INFORMATION



Great Hall

St Bartholomew's Hospital
West Smithfield

 Switchboard: 020 3416 5000

St Bartholomew's Hospital is located in the City, close to St Paul’s Cathedral.

You can travel to hospital in a number of ways including on foot, by car, by bike or by public transport.

Plan your journey using the travel information below or the Transport for London journey planner on the right of this page.

By bus

The following buses stop outside or close to the hospital: numbers 4, 8, 25, 56, 172 and 242. Low-floor wheelchair accessible buses run on all routes serving St Bartholomew's.

By tube

The closest tube stations are Barbican, Blackfriars, Farringdon and St Paul's all are between 5-10 minutes’ walk.

Barbican and Farringdon are served by the Hammersmith and City line, Metropolitan line and Circle line. Blackfriars is served by the Circle line and District line. St Paul's is served by the Central Line.

By train

The nearest National Rail stations are Blackfriars, Cannon Street, City Thameslink and Farringdon. All are located within walking distance of the hospital. Liverpool Street station is a short tube, bus or taxi ride away.

By car or taxi

There is no public parking at the hospital itself so we encourage patients and visitors not to travel by car wherever this is possible. If you do need to drive there is a multi-storey car park close to the hospital on West Smithfield which is run by the City of London.

The drop-off and pick-up point is in the Square, accessed via King Henry VIII Gate on Giltspur Street or the hospital entrance on Little Britain.

St Bartholomew's Hospital is situated within the congestion charging zone. All patients/visitors who drive to the hospital are therefore required to pay the charge, although there are some exemptions and discounts. These include:

·         those with disabilities who hold a blue badge

·         residents living within the congestion charging zone

·         drivers of alternative fuel vehicles

A full list of categories of drivers/vehicles eligible for exemptions and details of how to pay the charge can be found on the Transport for London congestion charging website. To qualify for an exemption or discount you must register with Transport for London.

By bike

We encourage visitors and staff living nearby to cycle to the hospital if possible. There are limited facilities for parking bikes at the hospital.

St Bartholomew's appears on the free Cycle Guide for area 10. You can order this guide by going to the Transport for London cycling website or calling 0843 222 1234.

Barclays cycle hire docking points are available outside the hospital on West Smithfield /Giltspur Street.



A link to a Google map of the area around Barts,-0.10327319999998963

A link to the "find us" page on the Barts Hospital website

PDF dowload of hospital map and location of The Great Hall

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