Public transport to and from Southampton General Hospital

There are good transport links to and from the hospital. You can catch a bus from outside the main entrance on Tremona Road. Routes and times are available from the information point at the main entrance, where there is also a real time data board detailing actual bus arrival and departure times. There is also a taxi rank outside the main entrance, and a free taxi phone in the corridor just inside the main entrance. The nearest train station is Southampton Central.

For more information on how to get here, click the links below.

Local bus routes

Several local bus routes serve the hospital sites.

Xelabus X11

This service runs from Lordshill to city centre, via Southampton General Hospital. For more details, please see the Xelabus website.

Bluestar 7

Connecting Lordshill to Sholing via General Hospital, Millbrook, Shirley, Southampton, Woolston. See the timetable here.

Bluestar 17

Connecting Weston to Adanac Park via Woolston, Southampton, Shirley, General Hospital, Lordshill. See the timetable here.

City Red Three (First Bus)

Connecting Lords Hill, Shirley, City Centre, Woolston and Thornhill, via Southampton General Hospital. See the timetable here.

Find out about hospital services offered by First Group buses here.

Unilink U6H

Service from the City Centre to Southampton General Hospital, going through Highfield. See the timetable here.

Bus operators

For more information about local buses, including discounts available for frequent users, see the operators' websites: 

Train operators

Our closest station is Southampton Central. You can catch the Bluestar 17 and City Red Three buses from the station - both continue to Southampton General Hospital and Princess Anne Hospital.  

Coach operators

Ferry operators

Taxi operator

Note: you will find a free phone to contact Radio Taxis at the main entrance.

Medical transport service 

More information

For more information and advice on your journey to Southampton General Hospital, visit the links below.