How to get here

Site map

Please click on icon below for the site map for the Northern General Hospital and travel guide.

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By public transport

The Northern General Hospital is on the north side of the city about three miles from the city centre and is served by several bus routes.

The guide is available from Travel South Yorkshire on their website here or can can be obtained by calling Traveline on 01709 515151.

The hospital has a free bus that travels around the hospital site and can drop off patients near all main departments. The bus runs half hourly.

By car

The hospital can be accessed from both Barnsley Road (A6135) and Herries Road (A6102). If you are using SatNav the postcode for the hospital (Herries Road) is S5 7AT.

There is a charge for parking, for details click here.

Please be aware that Parking Charge Notices are in operation within the hospital grounds. This is to ensure that ambulances and other emergency services have free access to the hospital at all times. To avoid being issued with a Parking Charge Notice please make sure that your car is parked in a designated parking space. 

By ambulance or medicar

If you feel that you need an ambulance or Medicar to get to hospital please telephone the number on your appointment letter and speak to a member of staff. 

Please note that this service is not available to all patients, only to those with a medical need.

Courtesy Bus


Once here, the Northern General Hospital site is serviced by a Courtesy Bus, which is provided jointly by the Trust and the League of Friends.
This free of charge service is designed to help anyone visiting the site with getting around the hospital grounds. The service is fully accessible to disabled travellers. Please ask the driver if you require help getting on the bus.

The electric Courtesy Bus operates to a dedicated timetable and stops at a number of key points around the site, for further details please click here.

Please contact 0114 2714701 for more information.

Help with your fares

 

 

If you are entitled to certain means tested benefits you may be able to get help with your train or bus fares or car mileage (including a £2.00 contribution to car parking at the multi story car park at the RHH) to the hospital.

Further information and advice is available from the hospital cashiers on:
0114 271 2060 and 0114 271 2545 (Royal Hallamshire Hospital) 0114 271 4927 (Northern General Hospital)Alternatively please refer to the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme which has been issued by the Department of Health and can be found by looking at the internet.

H1 Hospital Shuttle Bus Service


The H1 Hospital Shuttle Bus Service is a public bus service running between the Royal Hallamshire and Northern General Hospitals. The service operates between 0600 and 1800, with buses leaving from both the bus turning circle (at the end of B Road) at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and from the turning circle (outside the Clock Tower) at the Northern General Hospital.

The buses run half hourly leaving the termini on the hour and half hour every weekday, with the exception of Bank Holidays. There is no weekend service. The buses travel via Herries Road, Penistone Road, Netherthorpe Road, Western Bank and Glossop Road and will stop, by request, at any stop on the route. The fare for the full journey between the 2 hospitals is £2 and £1 for any part journey.

Site map

Our site maps are currently being updated and will be added as soon as they are finished.

Interactive map

 



Journey Planner

For help planning your journey to Northern General Hospital please use the box below.

 
 

Additional Information

 

 

 

 

 

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust encourages Sustainable Travel where possible, especially for our staff. Sometimes there are easier and greener ways to get to the Hospital, whether you are visiting or working here. 

By walking or cycling

Walking and cycling are good for your health and if you are not coming too far, can be the quickest, most convenient way to travel. For information on routes, have a look on www.walkit.com  or for cycle routes click here

Consider a car share

By visting this site you can register any journeys you want to make and you might find someone doing the same trip who you could share a lift with.

You can then half the cost of fuel and parking for your journeys. If you sign up you are under no obligation to share with anyone, but you can just have a look at who else has signed up and is making the same journey. 
 

 
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