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Travelling to Watford General Hospital

Watford General Hospital
Vicarage Road
Herts, WD18 0HB

Tel: 01923 244 366

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Watford General Hospital is in Vicarage Road, next to Watford Football Club's ground but the main entrance for those driving to the site via Thomas Sawyer Way.

Buses stop regularly outside the hospital. To see which buses stop there, visit a website such as Google maps (other online map services are available) and search for Watford General Hospital. On the map that appears, use the zoom facility until you see small bus icons representing bus stops - see example image right .

Clicking on the bus icon on the map will show up to date information about buses serving that stop. Currently, buses serving Vicarage Road are the 10, 320, 520, W1 and the W21.

Alternatively, visit the intalink website to view up to date bus timetables for Hertfordshire for journey planning.

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Driving and parking

If you're arriving by car, our main entrance for patients accessing the site is via Thomas Sawyer Way.

Find out about car parking, how much it will cost and how to pay.

Beryl bikes

In Watford you can hire a Beryl bike. Use the app to hire one of 300 Beryl bikes in 72 Beryl bays.

Payment options include:

Pay as you ride: Unlocking fee 1.00 + 5p per minute

Minute bundles: 300 minutes 15 (other bundles available)

Day pass: 20 for 24 hours

See here for further information.

See the list of all the current Beryl bike bays in Watford.

Check cycle routes here.

Walking to Watford General Hospital

If you are travelling to Watford General Hospital on foot, you may like to plan your walk using one of our suggested routes. These are straightforward, clear routes to the Hospital making it easier for wheelchair users or visitors with prams or buggies. Walking from Watford town centre take approximately 15 minutes.

View our suggested walking routes to Watford General Hospital

By taxi

Infopoint help-points allow you to make free calls to taxi companies and public transport information lines to arrange your journey home. At Watford General Hospital, there are Infopoints located at:

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