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 Emergency Department (A&E). The nearest Emergency Department (A&E) is at St Thomas' Hospital.
Southwark Council has changed the road layout to Snowsfields and Crosby Row following the opening of Guy’s Cancer Centre, please drive with caution.
Closure of Tooley Street
Your access to Guy's Hospital may be affected by Thameslink improvement work that includes the closure of Tooley Street until June 2018.
Tooley Street will be closed to eastbound traffic until June 2018. This will affect car journeys and bus routes 47, 343, 381, N381, N199 and RV1. Traffic will be diverted via Borough High Street, Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road.
Please note Tooley Street is temporarily open to two-way traffic due to emergency gas pipe repairs at the Monument junction (Gracechurch) north end of London Bridge. All bus diversions remain in place.
More information is available on the Transport for London (TfL) website. Further information about bus travel is available below.
The nearest stations are:
- London Bridge – Northern and Jubilee lines (five minutes' walk)
There is step-free access to the Jubilee and Northern Lines. Transport for London (TfL) advise those who are disabled, older or people with buggies to use lifts where provided.
See the access guide showing the route from London Bridge Underground Station to Guy's Hospital main entrance.
- Monument – District and Circle lines (15 minutes' walk)
- Borough – Northern line (15 minutes’ walk).
TfL provides guides, maps and information on step-free access, toilet locations and travel support cards. You can also apply for a ‘Please offer me a seat’ badge.
Please allow plenty of time to get from the bus stop to where you need to be in the hospital, as the hospital is not signposted from these locations. 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.
Buses on diversion until June 2018
As part of the rebuilding of London Bridge Station, Tooley Street will be closed eastbound until June 2018. Routes 47, 343, 381, N199, N381 and RV1 will be affected and experience longer journey times. Buses will serve stops on the diversion.
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.
It is possible to walk between Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and takes approximately 30 minutes. Download our walking maps
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:
- 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.
Cars and parking
Guy's Hospital is located in the Congestion Charging zone and parking is very limited. Please use public transport whenever possible.
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 Crosby Row and not from St Thomas Street. For more information, see parking at Guy's and St Thomas'.
Travelling from within London?
Use the Transport for London journey planner for help with planning your travel.
Get information about bus diversions (PDF 160Kb) until February 2018, caused by the closure of Tooley Street.
Accessibility information to support you.