How to get here

Northern General Hospital


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. Details of these bus routes and other public transport options can be found in the Sheffield Hospital Travel Guide.

The guide is available from Travel South Yorkshire and can be obtained by calling Traveline on 01709 515151 or visiting their website www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/

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 is S5 7AU.

There is a site plan at the back of this leaflet which gives information on the car parks within the hospital grounds. Car parks are well signposted from each entrance.

There is a charge for parking, for details of current charges telephone 0114 226 6353.

Please be aware that wheel clamping is 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 clamped, please make sure that your car is parked in a designated parking space.

Royal Hallamshire Hospital and Central Campus


By public transport

The hospital is about a 25 minute walk from the city
centre and is served by several bus routes. Details of these bus routes and other public transport options can be found in the Sheffield Hospital Travel Guide. The guide is available from Travel South Yorkshire and can be obtained by calling Traveline on 01709 515151 or visiting their website www.travelsouthyorkshire.com

By car

The hospital is on Glossop Road (B6069). If you are using SatNav the postcode for the hospital is S10 2JF.

There is a site plan at the back of this leaflet showing the hospital’s multi-storey car park. The multi-storey car park is open everyday from 6:30am until 10:30pm.

There is a charge for parking, for details of current charges telephone
0114 271 3140.

Please be aware that wheel clamping is 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 clamped, please make sure that your car is parked in a designated parking space.

Parking is limited, so we recommend using public transport if at all possible.

Disabled parking

If you are brought into hospital by another driver they may drop you outside the department you are visiting but the car must then be moved to a designated parking area. Disabled car parking spaces are available near the main entrances to all major buildings.

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.

Help with your fares

If you are entitled to certain social security benefits you may be able to get help with your train or bus fares to the hospital. To do this you should contact your local Department of Social Security.

Further information and advice is also available from the hospital cashiers on:

Royal Hallamshire Hospital:0114 271 2060
Northern General Hospital: 0114 271 4927
Weston Park Hospital: 0114 226 5135 

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 £2.00 and £1 for any part journey.

 

 

 
 

Additional Information

Walking Maps


If you are considering walking to one of our hospitals walking maps found here will be useful.

Why wait for an operator?
 

 

 

Our new telephone system connects you straight to the ward or department you need.

Simply call:
0114 226 9696
and then state the name of the ward or department when prompted.
 

 
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