Getting Here

Map of how to get to the WhittingtonParking

There is no parking at the hospital during the day but we do have a limited number of disabled (blue badge) parking spaces, which may be used by Blue Disabled Badge holders only between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm free of charge. Please note that normal charges will apply to Blue Disabled Badge holders after 5:00pm on weekdays and all day at weekends(see below)

Parking is allowed between 5pm and 8am Mondays to Fridays and all day at the weekends. The first 20 minutes is free and after that is charged at £3.00 per hour.

There is a limited amount of pay and display parking on the roads around the hospital.

For up-to-date information about parking in the area visit Islington Council's parking pages or by phone 020 7527 2000.

We advise you to organise a lift to the hospital, use a taxi or come by public transport if at all possible.

By Car

Cars can drop off and collect patients and their carers/companions from the hospital entrance on Magdala Avenue but they cannot park or wait there. Buses stop outside the Emergency Department entrance on Highgate Hill.  Please see below, which buses stop here.
By Cycling
Cycle stands are also provided by the hospital for those wishing to cycle. Stands are situated adjacent to the main entrance of the hospital, and near the entrance to the Emergency Department.

Public transport

By bus

Many bus services travel through Archway, these include:

·        C11

·    134

·        W5

·    143

·        4

·    210

·        17

·    263

·        41

·    271

·        43

·    390

For details on these bus services please click on the ‘By bus’ link on the navigation menu on this page.


For more information on getting to the Whittington Hospital by public transport please visit 

By tube

The Whittington Hospital is located near to Archway Tube Station, which is approximately a five to eight minute walk away. Archway tube station is located on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line.