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Travelling to St Thomas' Hospital (near Waterloo)

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Our services

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 St Thomas' Hospital before setting out.

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Evelina London Children's Hospital

Evelina London is based next to St Thomas' Hospital. More information about finding our children's hospital is on the Evelina London website.

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Bus stops near St Thomas' Hospital

There are cycle lanes and bus stop bypasses on Westminster Bridge Road and Lambeth Palace Road. Please take care when crossing the cycle lanes outside St Thomas’ Hospital. Cyclists are reminded to take care and be aware of pedestrians when cycling past the bus stops.

  • Bus

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

    For the latest bus route information for St Thomas' Hospital, please call Transport for London on 0843 222 1234 (24 hours) or visit the Transport for London website.

    School service prioritisation

    TfL are prioritising some bus services for school travel. The amended services operate weekdays between 7.30am to 9am (some routes will last until 9.30am) and 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Please allow extra time for your journey.

    More information can be found on the Transport for London website.

  • Walking

    It is possible to walk between Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and takes approximately 30 minutes. Download our walking maps (PDF 688Kb).

  • 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 they are use the interactive docking station 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.

  • Taxis

    At St Thomas’ Hospital, the phone for calling taxis is located on the lower ground floor of Lambeth Wing and is mounted on the wall outside of Patient Transport. 

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