Getting to the Cancer Centre at Guy's

Information about travelling to your appointment

Cancer


Map to the Cancer Centre at Guy'sWhere to find us

Cancer Centre
Guy’s Hospital
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT

Telephone: 020 7188 7188

The Cancer Centre at Guy’s is well-served by public transport. See the travel information below.

Opening times

The Cancer Centre at Guy's is open from 8am-8pm.

Travel information

  • Tube

    The nearest station is:

    • London Bridge - Northern and Jubilee lines (five minutes' walk).
  • Train

    London Bridge is the nearest railway station and is five minutes’ walk. 

    For more information, call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit the National Rail website.

    London Bridge station is being rebuilt – see the Thameslink programme website for further information on how it may affect your journey.

  • Bus

    The following buses stop at London Bridge, London Bridge station or near Guy's hospital:

    • 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 343, 381, 521, 701, RV1, C10.
    • Night buses stop at or near London Bridge: N21, N35, N47, N133, N343 and N381.

    Please note that there are no buses stopping along St Thomas Street (due to the redevelopment works at London Bridge station). 

    Buses on diversion

    As part of the rebuilding of London Bridge station, Tooley Street will be closed eastbound until February 2018. Routes 47, 343, 381, N199, N381 and RV1 will be affected and you may experience longer journey times. Buses will serve stops on the diversion.

    bus diversionPlease see this bus diversion information sheet (PDF 4Mb) for more details.

    For more information about buses and tubes, please call Transport for London on 0843 222 1234 (24 hours) or visit the Transport for London website.

  • Walking

    From London Bridge station walk down Great Maze Pond past the main entrance to Guy's Hospital and the Cancer Centre is on your left.

  • Bicycle

    The Trust provides cycle parking facilities in nearly all its locations. These facilities are not for long-term storage. If a bicycle is considered to have been abandoned, it will be removed as stated in the Trust’s bicycle storage policy.

    Bicycle racks are located:

    • on the right hand side of the car parking area outside main reception of Guy's Hospital (10 spaces)
    • outside Counting House on Great Maze Pond.

    The racks are covered by CCTV. See useful cycling information on the Transport for London website.

    There is a cycle hire docking station in Snowsfields not far from the Cancer Centre. To see where the docking station is use the interactive map and search for London Bridge and choose Snowsfields, London Bridge. It will tell you the number of bicycles available and the number of free spaces to park your bike.

  • Cars and parking

    The Cancer Centre is located in the Congestion Charging Zone and parking is very limited. Please use public transport whenever possible. 

    It is possible to be dropped off outside the Cancer Centre. From Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, parking in the Guy's car park is only available for disabled patients. Vehicles can only access the car park from Snowsfield and not from St Thomas Street. For more information, see parking at Guy's and St Thomas'.

  • Hospital transport

    You may be eligible for hospital transport if you are disabled or have mobility problems. If you think you need hospital transport, please call the hospital transport service on 020 7188 2888. Staff will ask you to complete a short telephone assessment to determine whether you can have hospital transport. If so, you will need to book transport for each hospital appointment by calling the  number above.

  • Reclaiming travel costs

    If you are entitled to claim back your fare for attending your appointment, please ask for a travel claim form when you arrive at your appointment. The form will need to be signed by the staff member you are seeing, and you will need to take it to the cashier’s office along with proof of the benefits you are receiving. The cashier’s office can be found across from the post room on the ground floor of Tower Wing, inside the main hospital building. It is open:

    • Monday to Thursday: 9.30am-2pm, 2.30pm-4.30pm
    • Friday: 9.30am-2pm, 2.30pm-4.15pm.

    The cashier’s office can also be contacted on 020 7188 2343.

    For further information on claiming back fares, contact Dimbleby Cancer Care.

 

 

Finding your way around the Cancer Centre

Find out about the different villages in the Cancer Centre, where you may have your appointment.

Download our map (PDF 116Kb).

Learn more about the Cancer Centre

Watch our new film to find out why we built the new Cancer Centre and how it will make a difference to patients.

You can also download our Cancer Centre welcome booklet (PDF 3.38Mb).

Are you a private patient?

Find out more about private care at the Cancer Centre.