By road

The hospital is situated on Marton Road (A172) and is clearly sign-posted from main routes such as the A66, A19 and A174. If you are a patient please try to arrange for a friend/relative to bring you to hospital as space is limited. Disabled parking is also available. Click here for driving directions.

Car park map for James Cook Hospital

By bus

Local bus services provide regular links from Middlesbrough and most major towns in the North east. The major bus operators are Arriva, Stagecoach on Teesside and Leven Valley. For further information about local bus times call Traveline on 0871 2002233 or visit the Connect Tees Valley website. If you are travelling from further afield contact National Express Coach Services on 08717 818178.

Bus services stopping at/near James Cook include:

  • Arriva: 28, 28b, 29, 29a, 63 – Click here for details
  • Stagecoach on Teesside: 10
  • North Yorkshire services – Abbotts of Leeming: X80
  • Bedale Community Minibus – The new James Cook Hospital service leaves from outside House and Home in Bedale at 1pm every Thursday and returns from James Cook at 4.15pm. The cost of the return journey is £7.50, bookings can be made any weekday morning on 01677 425329.

By rail

The  James Cook University Hospital rail station is now in operation. The service, operated by Northern Rail, is on the Esk Valley line that connects Middlesbrough and Whitby, via Nunthorpe. The station is on the east side of the site and is a five to ten minute walk from the hospital’s South and Bridge entrances.

For information about ticket prices to others stops and season ticket arrangements click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website. For more information about rail services contact 0845 7484950.

Next nearest stations:

  • Marton – 1 mile
  • Middlesbrough – 2.5 miles

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