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Travelling to Guy's Hospital (near London Bridge)

Our services are based on two hospital sites and several locations within the community| in south east London.

Please check that your appointment or stay is at Guy's Hospital.

Guy's does not have an accident and emergency (A&E) department|. The nearest A&E is at St Thomas' Hospital|.

Building maps

Travel information

Reduced access to Guy's Hospital

Due to the building of the new Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital, there will be reduced access on Great Maze Pond between Snowsfields and Borough Wing until the autumn of 2016| (PDF 42Kb).

Traffic lights will be in operation at all times on Great Maze Pond. Marshals will also be on hand during working hours, Monday to Friday 8am until 6pm.

Pedestrian access from Snowsfields will be restricted to one side of Great Maze Pond and an alternative accessible route is signposted. Access to Guy's Hospital from St Thomas Street is not affected.

There will be an increase in construction traffic around Guy's Hospital so please allow extra time for your journey.

Travel information

  • Tube

    The nearest stations are:

    • London Bridge - Northern and Jubilee lines (five minutes' walk)
    • Monument - District and Circle lines (15 minutes' walk).

    Please be advised there is no step-free access to or from the Jubilee line at London Bridge Tube station until mid-August 2015.

    For an accessible route to the hospital, use the Northern line to London Bridge instead.

    Alternatively, use the Jubilee line to Waterloo or Bermondsey stations and take local buses, or speak to a member of London Underground staff.

  • 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

    Please allow 15-20 minutes to get from the bus stop to where you need to be in the hospital. 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.

    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|.

  • Bicycle

    Bicycle racks can be found outside the main entrance, next to AMT coffee. The racks are covered by CCTV. See useful cycling information on the Transport for London website.

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

  • Cars and parking

    Parking is very limited and we are in the Congestion Charging zone so please use public transport whenever possible.

    Guy's Tower car park

    Between Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, there is disabled parking only. This is for patients who are blue badge holders and have an appointment on that day. These disabled parking bays are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis on production of your blue badge (registered in your name) along with your appointment card/letter.

    There are drop off/collection bays at the hospital's main entrance for patients being dropped off and picked up.

    Outside of these hours, general pay and display parking is available at a cost of £3 per hour - the pay and display machine (change only) is beside the security hut.

    There is an NCP car park at the junction of Snowsfield and Kipling Streets, about a two minute walk from the hospital. Charges are displayed at the entrance.

travelling to Guy's Hospital