Helping you plan your journey

Patients and visitors

More in this section

For information about travelling to our hospitals and community locations, see:

Remember to check which hospital or community site you are due at before setting out.

  • Patients – the address and contact details of the department, health centre or ward you are coming to will be on your appointment letter. 
  • Visiting a patient – check which ward they are on and the relevant visiting hours. If you are unsure, call main reception on 020 7188 7188.

Coming to our hospitals in August?

If you are travelling to our hospitals in August please be aware of the following travel disruption.

Waterloo and South West upgrade

  • From 5-24 August, platforms 1-10 at Waterloo station will be closed so work can start to extend platforms for longer trains.
  • From 25-28 August, platforms 1-14 at Waterloo station will be closed and there will be a significant further reduction in services.
  • Passengers should expect severe disruption, extremely busy trains and queues outside stations throughout this period.
  • Some stations on the South West Trains network will be partially closed and some stations will be closed during the morning and evening peaks.
  • Visit the South West Trains website to find out how your journey will be affected.

Thameslink programme

  • From 26 August-2 September, there will be line closures and fewer trains as a result of the next phase of the Thameslink Programme.
  • There will be no Southeastern trains to or from London Bridge, Waterloo East and Charing Cross stations during this period.
  • There will be a reduced Southern service to and from London Bridge on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August.
  • Visit the Thameslink Programme website to find out how your journey will be affected.

Driving to our hospitals

Finding your way around

To help you find your way around, the main buildings at both hospitals are named and colour-coded.


travelling to our hospitals

Travelling from within London?

Use the Transport for London journey planner for help with planning your travel.

Access guides

Accessibility information to support you.

DisabledGo logo

We are smoke-free

Guy's and St Thomas' are no smoking hospitals.Guy’s and St Thomas’ are no smoking hospitals. You are not allowed to smoke or use e-cigarettes on Trust property, including outside areas.

For help giving up smoking, please speak to your healthcare professional, or call the Trust stop smoking service on 020 7188 0995, or call the NHS Smoking Helpline on 0800 169 0169.

Sustainable travel

Read our plan (PDF 6Mb) to improve access to healthy and sustainable transport.