Other travel options to N&N
By Other Public Transport
The hospital is served by the bus routes shown below. For public transport enquiries call 0871 200 22 33 (08:00-20:00, daily) or visit www.traveline.info or click on the logo on the left hand side of this page.
First 11 – Sprowston, City Centre, NNUH
First 21 – Old Catton, City Centre, Bowthorpe, NNUH
First 26 – Norwich Rail Station,City Centre, Earlham Road, UEA, NNUH
Konect 3 – Watton, Carbrooke, Hingham, Barnham Broom, Barford, NNUH
Konect 4 – Swanton Morley, Dereham, Yaxham, Mattishall, East Tuddenham, Honingham, Easton, NNUH
Konect 9 – Wymondham, Hethersett, Little Melton, NNUH
For information on Konect buses telephone 01362 851210 or visit the Konect Bus website.
New bus ticket
The Fusion bus ticket allows passengers to travel on the bus services of Anglian Coaches, First, Konect, Norfolk Green, Sanders, Simonds and Norse within approximately a ten mile radius of Norwich. It is valid all day (from 0500 to 0200 the next morning), for as many journeys as you like, and you can pass it on to a friend or relative to use too. Full details, including maps showing areas covered, can be found on the Norfolk County Council website.
First Eastern Counties divides Norwich into 5 fare zones, and fares relate to the number of zones through which you travel. The hospital is located within zone 4. Many different ticket types are available. For comments, complaints, lost property and fares information call 08456 020121 or visit First Group .
Abellio provide services between London Liverpool Street, Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich as well as local services starting and finishing in Norwich and Ipswich including all stations to Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Sheringham, Felixstowe, Cambridge and Peterborough and services to Harwich International.
From Norwich railway station, our advice is to use a the First 26 bus from Norwich Rail Station which travels through the City Centre up Earlham Road to UEA and then arrives at NNUH.
There are also taxis which can take you to the hospital, which is a 20 minute journey across the city.
There is a cycle path running around the hospital and there is extensive cycle parking in the plaza area next to the East and West Outpatient entrances and a smaller number of cycle spaces outside the Inpatient entrances to the East and West Atria. There is no charge for parking cycles.
By car or motorcycle
Parking at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital cannot be guaranteed at peak times.
Further information about car parking, including concessions.
Travelling from the A47 – leave the A47 at the junction for the B1108 following road signs for Norwich city centre and the Hospital. At the junction of the B1108 with Colney Lane, turn right and continue straight down Colney Lane through the Norwich Research Park.
Travelling from the A11 – Leave the A11 at the first roundabout after the Thickthorn A47/A11 junction. Turn left at the Cringleford roundabout and follow the road signs for the Hospital.
Travelling from Norwich and North Norfolk – follow road signs for the University and Hospital (B1108), continue past the UEA on the left hand side and turn left on to Colney Lane following the signs for the Norwich Research Park and the Hospital.
Travelling from Norwich city centre – leave the city centre following signs for A11 Thetford. Once on the A11 follow the Hospital road signs to Cringleford and turn right at the Cringleford roundabout and continue to follow the road signs for the Hospital.
There are 80 parking spaces provided for motorcycles situated either side of the staff car park (Car Park E). These spaces are not under cover but there are secured ring bars to chain motorcycles to. There is no charge for parking motorcycles.
There are always plenty of taxis available for hire to take you to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, for example from the railway station or at taxi ranks in the city centre. Phones situated around the hospital and at the main entrances have a freephone button to connect you to a taxi company. These will help you order a taxi when you are ready to leave.
Please let the taxi company know exactly where to pick you up when ordering a taxi as it is important that the taxi arrives at the right location.
Help with Travel Costs
If you are not eligible for patient transport, you may be eligible for reimbursement of travel expenses if you are receiving certain benefits. To find out if you are eligible for this assistance, ask your local Social Security Office or telephone our Patient Services Department: 01603 289769.
We can reimburse car mileage (the current rate is 10p/mile) and bus and train fares in full on production of your ticket. NB. We do not reimburse taxi fares.
Loan of money to help you use public transport to return home
You may have been brought to Accident & Emergency by ambulance or by a friend who has now left, and do not have any money on your person. If you are medically fit to travel home independently we can loan you enough money to enable you get home safely by public transport.