Colchester Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JL
01206 747 474
There are bus stops in the hospital grounds, on Turner Road and on Northern Way.
Buses that stop outside the main doors to the hospital are S1, S2, 86, 68, 75, 84, 84b, 8, Harwich Hopper, Clacton Hopper.
Buses that stop on Turner Road outside the hospital are S1, S2, 8, 68, 8, 80, 81, 81a, 84, 84b,93, 93a, x93
Park & Ride service: there is a bus stop on Northern Way with a pedestrian route into the hospital.
The Clacton Hopper service is for any patient attending Colchester Hospital. You must book your place in advance by phoning 01255 436 962.
Clacton Hopper information and timetables are on the Dial-a-Ride website
By community transport
Community transport schemes can help you to travel to the hospital. The services are for elderly and disabled people and for people in rural communities with no public transport.
Please visit Essex County Council’s website for more information.
By Non-Urgent Patient Transport Service (PTS)
PTS by car or ambulance is for patients whose physical or mental condition means that they are unable to travel in any other way and who require the skills of staff to support them during their journey.
Please visit the East of England Ambulance Service website for further information.
By car or motorbike
Coming from the A12, leave at junction 28. Follow the signs to the hospital taking Via Urbis Romanae, Mill Road and Turner Road. The hospital is on Turner Road.
Parking at the hospital is very limited, so please use the Park and Ride service when possible. The Park and Ride terminus is near junction 28 of the A12.
- For more information please see our Colchester Hospital parking page.
Colchester has two railway stations:
- Colchester Rail Station (COL) is 1.6 miles from the hospital. The station has a taxi rank. Buses 61, 65, 80 and the Park & Ride run between this train station and bus stops in or near the hospital.
- Colchester Town Station (CET) is 4.3 miles from the hospital. The station does not have a taxi rank. Buses 8, 61, 65, 81A and the Park & Ride run from the nearby town centre to bus stops in or near the hospital.
For train information and timetables please visit the National Rail Enquiries website.