Get to Ipswich Hospital


Travel to Ipswich Hospital

Our address

Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD

01473 712 233


Ipswich Hospital Accessibility information from Access Able (Opens in a new window)

Download a map of the Ipswich Hospital site (Opens in a new window 2 Mb pdf)


Getting here

By bus

There are bus stops inside the hospital grounds, just outside the Garrett Anderson Centre (Emergency department) and on Woodbridge Road, near a pedestrian entrance to hospital grounds.

Routes 2, 5, 5E, 6, 75, 78 and 79 stop inside the hospital grounds.

Ipswich bus timetables and routes on the Ipswich Buses website (Opens in a new window).

Routes 63, 64, 65, 66, 66a, 75, 77, 800, 900 and 978 run through the Park and Ride bus stop on the Woodbridge Road entrance to the hospital.

First bus timetables and routes on the First website (Opens in a new window).

Park and Ride – Ipswich

There are two park and ride sites in Ipswich, one at London Road (IP8 3TQ) and one at Martlesham Heath (IP5 3QN), which are convenient for both the A12 and A14.

It’s around a ten minute journey to the hospital from either site and the bus stops at the north end of the hospital on Woodbridge Road.

An adult day ticket costs £3.50 a day when you board at either site. A young person ticket (aged 5-19) costs £2.50.

Ipswich Park and Ride information on the First Bus website (opens in a new window).

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.

Community transport schemes information on Suffolk County Council’s website (Opens in a new window).

By Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS)

NEPTS 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.

E-Zec website (Opens in a new window).

By car or motorbike

Exit the A14 at junction 57 on to the A1189. Continue on the A1189 and follow the signs to the hospital.


Ipswich Hospital parking page.

By train

Ipswich has two railway stations:

  • Ipswich Rail Station (IPS) is 4.7 miles from the hospital. The station has a taxi rank.  The 66 bus runs between the train station and the hospital.
  • Derby Road Rail Station (DBR) is 1.3 miles from the hospital. The station does not have a taxi rank.  The 6 bus runs from nearby Foxhall Road to the pedestrian entrance to hospital grounds opposite Adelaide Road.  From Derby Road Rail Station the hospital is a 20 minute walk via Foxhall Road and Pearson Road.

Train information and timetables on the National Rail Enquiries website (Opens in a new window).


Download our Ipswich hospital walking map (Opens in a new window 435 Kb pdf).

Back to top
Translate »