Travelling to Maggie's Barts

Maggie’s Barts Centre is the beautiful opaque glass building in The Square, in the middle of St Bartholomew's Hospital. The hospital is located in the City, close to St Paul’s Cathedral. 

Directions by public transport

The hospital is located in the City, close to St Paul’s Cathedral. You can travel to the Centre in a number of ways including on foot, by car or by public transport.

By bus

The following buses stop outside or close to the hospital: numbers 4, 8, 25, 56, 172 and 242. Low-floor wheelchair accessible buses run on all routes serving St Bartholomew's.

By tube

The closest tube stations are Barbican, Blackfriars, Farringdon and St Paul's. All stations are between 5 and10 minutes’ walk away.

Barbican and Farringdon are served by the Hammersmith and City line, Metropolitan line and Circle line. Blackfriars is served by the Circle line and District line. St Paul's is served by the Central Line.

By train

The nearest National Rail stations are Blackfriars, Cannon Street, City Thameslink and Farringdon. All are located within walking distance of the hospital. Liverpool Street station is a short tube, bus or taxi ride away.

Directions by car

We'd advise you not to drive as there is no public parking available. If you do need to drive, there is a multi-storey car park close to the Centre on West Smithfield, which is run by the City of London.

Maggie’s Barts is situated within the congestion charging zone, so all patients and visitors who drive to the Centre are required to pay the charge. There are some exemptions and discounts, which include:

  • those with disabilities who hold a blue badge
  • residents living within the congestion charging zone
  • drivers of alternative fuel vehicles

A full list of categories of drivers/vehicles eligible for exemptions and details of how to pay the charge can be found on the Transport for London congestion charging website. To qualify for an exemption or discount you must register with Transport for London.

St Bartholomew's Hospital
West Smithfield

Opening times

We're open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.