Get to Ipswich Hospital


Our address

Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD

01473 712 233

See accessibility information from Access Able

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. For bus timetables for these routes please visit the Ipswich Buses website.

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. For bus timetables for these routes please visit the First 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 Suffolk County Council’s Infolink website for more information.

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.

Please visit the E-Zek website for further information.

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.


  • Click HERE to visit our dedicated 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.

For train information and timetables please visit the National Rail Enquiries website

For 66 bus timetable and route please visit the First website

For 6 bus timetable and route please visit the Ipswich Buses website


You can download our Ipswich hospital walking map here.

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