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 opposite St Thomas' Hospital Emergency Department (A&E).

  • Tube

    Take the Jubilee line from London Bridge to Waterloo. St Thomas' Hospital is a 10 minute walk from Waterloo. Please note the footbridge from Waterloo station to the York Road exit/entrance will be temporarily closed from Monday 22 October until the end of December 2018.

    If you have difficulty walking you may prefer to take the number 77 bus from Waterloo towards Tooting, which passes by the Emergency Department (A&E) entrance to St Thomas' on Lambeth Palace Road. Please note, you can not enter the rest of the hospital via the Emergency Department.

    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

    Take a Southeastern train from London Bridge to Waterloo East. There is a short interconnecting walk between Waterloo East to Waterloo Station. St Thomas' Hospital is a 10 minute walk from Waterloo. Please note the footbridge from Waterloo station to the York Road exit/entrance will be temporarily closed from Monday 22 October until the end of December 2018.

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

  • 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 688Kb).

    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

    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:

    • at the front of the main reception (50 spaces)
    • between the main entrance and Lambeth Wing entrance (40 spaces)
    • along side Gassiot House (50 spaces)
    • next to the Florence Nightingale Museum (50 spaces).

    All areas are covered by CCTV. See useful cycling information on the Transport for London website.

    There are two cycle hire docking stations near St Thomas'. One is located in front of the Emergency Department (A&E) 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

    Take bus number 381 from Waterloo (bus stop V) towards Peckham Bus Station. The nearest bus stop to Guy's Hospital is bus stop R (London Bridge Station), cross over and enter London Bridge station entrance on Tooley Street and follow the covered Joiner Street route straight down to the end. Take a slight right on to Great Maze Pond and follow signs for Guy’s Hospital main entrance.

    Alternatively take the RV1 bus from Waterloo (bus stop Y), towards London Bridge. The nearest bus stop to Guy's Hospital is bus stop R (London Bridge Station), cross over and enter London Bridge station entrance on Tooley Street and follow the covered Joiner Street route straight down to the end. Take a slight right on to Great Maze Pond and follow signs for Guy’s Hospital main entrance.

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

    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 minute 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

    Take a Southeastern train from Waterloo East to London Bridge. The entrance to Waterloo East is accessed via the upper concourse in Waterloo Station. Guy’s Hospital is a five minute walk from London Bridge.

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

  • 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 688Kb).

    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

    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 (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 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.