Travelling between the hospitals

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We have two hospital sites in south east London - Guy's Hospital near London Bridge and St Thomas' Hospital near Westminster.

Remember to check which hospital you are due at before setting out.

This page aims to help you if you need to travel between the two hospitals.

Travelling from Guy's to St Thomas'

  • Bus

    Take bus number 381 from Tooley Street towards Waterloo. St Thomas' Hospital is a short walk from Waterloo.

    Alternatively, take the RV1 bus from Tooley Street, outside London Bridge station, towards Waterloo. St Thomas' Hospital is a short walk from here.

    You can also catch the C10 from Long Lane, which will take you to outside St Thomas' Hospital.

    Buses on diversion from 30 April

    As part of the rebuilding of London Bridge Station, Tooley Street will be closed eastbound from Saturday 30 April until February 2018. Routes 47, 343, 381, N199, N381 and RV1 will be affected and 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.

  • Tube

    Take the Jubilee line from London Bridge to Waterloo. St Thomas' Hospital is a 10 minute walk from Waterloo. Please note that the York Road exit/entrance at Waterloo will be closed from Sunday 15 November until 2018.

    If you have difficulty walking you may prefer to take the number 77 bus from Waterloo towards Tooting, which passes by the A&E entrance to St Thomas' on Lambeth Palace Road.

    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.

  • Train

    Due to improvement works taking place at London Bridge station, trains are not running between Waterloo East and London Bridge.

    See the Thameslink programme website for further information on how it may affect your journey.

  • Walking

    Walking from Guy's to St Thomas' takes roughly 30 minutes. See a map and find directions at Walkit.com. Download our walking maps (PDF 397Kb).

    Alternatively you can follow the Thames footpath from London Bridge near Guy's all the way to Westminster Bridge near St Thomas'. This takes roughly 50 minutes and passes many of the capital’s most famous building and bridges.

  • Bicycle

    There are two cycle hire docking stations near St Thomas'. One is located in front of the A&E department by Archbishop's Park and the other one is located at Lambeth Palace Road, near Westminster Bridge Road. To see where the docking stations are use the interactive map and search for Archbishop's Park or Lambeth Palace Road. It will tell you the number of bicycles available and the number of free spaces to park your bike.

 

Travelling from St Thomas' to Guy's

  • Bus

    Buses on diversion from 30 April

    As part of the rebuilding of London Bridge Station, Tooley Street will be closed eastbound from Saturday 30 April until February 2018. Routes 47, 343, 381, N199, N381 and RV1 will be affected and experience longer journey times. Buses will serve stops on the diversion.

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

    Take the C10 from bus stop C at St Thomas' Hospital. Get off at Long Lane (bus stop near Crosby Row). Guy's Hospital is a short walk.

    Take bus number 381 from Waterloo (bus stop V) towards Peckham Bus Station. The nearest bus stop to Guy's Hospital during the diversions is bus stop SW on Southwark Street and is at least 15-20 minutes' walk.

    Alternatively take the RV1 bus from Waterloo (bus stop Y), towards London Bridge. The nearest bus stop to Guy's Hospital during the diversions is bus stop M near Southwark Cathedral and is at least 15-20 minutes' walk.

    Please be advised Guy's Hospital may not be signposted from your bus stop during the diversions. Please enter London Bridge station entrance on Tooley Street and follow the covered Joiner Street route straight down to the end, where Guy’s Hospital is located.

    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.

  • Tube

    Take the Jubilee line from Westminster or Waterloo to London Bridge. Guy's Hospital is a five minutes walk from here.

    If you have difficulty walking you may prefer to take the number 77 bus to Waterloo station from outside the A&E entrance to St Thomas' on Lambeth Palace Road.

    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.

  • Train

    Due to improvement works taking place at London Bridge station, trains are not running between Waterloo East and London Bridge.

    See the Thameslink programme website for further information on how it may affect your journey.

  • Walking

    Walking from St Thomas' to Guy's takes roughly 30 minutes. See a map and find directions at Walkit.com. Download our walking maps (PDF 397Kb).

    Alternatively you can follow the Thames footpath from Westminster Bridge near St Thomas’ all the way to London Bridge near Guy’s. This takes roughly 50 minutes and passes many of the capital’s most famous building and bridges.

  • Bicycle

    There is a cycle hire docking station in Snowsfields not far from Guy's Hospital. 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.