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The Royal London Hospital

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The Royal London Hospital
Whitechapel Road
E1 1BB

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Switchboard 020 7377 7000

Travelling to and from The Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital is located in Whitechapel, in London’s East End. There are excellent transport links to the hospital.

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By tube and rail

The hospital is located opposite Whitechapel underground station. It is served by the Hammersmith and City, District and the * East London lines.

*The East London line between Whitechapel and New Cross / New Cross Gate closed in December 2007 for two years to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. There is a special replacement bus services to get to Tube, DLR and National Rail services within Zone 2. Click here for more information.

Download East London Line closure leaflet.

  • For full details of tube services, please call 020 7222 1234 or visit the Transport for London website.

Liverpool Street is the nearest National Rail station.

  • For general rail enquiries please call National Rail enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the National Rail website.

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By bus

The following buses stop outside or close to the hospital on Whitechapel Road: numbers 25, 106, 205, 253 and 254 as well as night buses N25, N106 and N253. Bus numbers 15, 115 and D3 stop close to the hospital on Commercial Road. Low-floor wheelchair accessible buses run on all routes serving The Royal London Hospital.

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By car and taxi

The drop-off/pick-up point is outside the hospital's main entrance on Whitechapel Road.

There is no public parking at the hospital itself, but there is limited metered parking in surrounding streets.

Congestion charge
The hospital is situated just outside the congestion charging zone. If you need to drive through the zone to get to hospital, please visit the Transport for London website at www.cclondon.com for advice on how to pay and possible exemptions (for example, if you are registered as disabled).

By bike

There are limited facilities for parking bikes at the hospital. The hospital appears on the free Cycle Guide for area 10. You can order this map by calling 020 7222 1234 or by going to the Transport for London / cycling website.

Journey Planner

TFL Journey Planner

Transport for London offers an on-line Journey Planner: this allows you to plan your journey to and from The Royal London Hospital. To use this service click here on Journey Planner.

Alternatively, call the 24-hour London travel information line on tel 020 7222 1234.

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