Find Peterborough City Hospital

Peterborough City Hospital is situated off Junction 16 of the A47 on Bretton Gate. It is easily accessed from routes in the city and is just two miles from the city centre.

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All our car parks are 'pay on leaving'. Please take a ticket when entering the car park and pay at the pay machines in either the main atrium, the Emergency Department foyer or outside the Women's and Children's Unit entrance. 

Parking for motorcycles is free. There are motorcycle parking bays outside our multi-storey car park to the left of the main hospital entrance.

Parking costs       
  • 30 mins                       free
  • 30 mins to 1 hour      £3
  • 2 hours                        £4
  • 3 hours                        £5
  • 4 hours                        £6
  • 5 hours                        £7
  • 6 hours                        £8
  • 7 hours                        £9
  • 8 hours                        £10
  • 12 hours                      £11
  • 24 hours                      £12

Please note that we accept all the usual methods of payment throughout the Trust to include cash, debit/credit card and contactless payment. 

A concessionary rate of £2.60 per day applies for:

  • Patients whose appointment time exceeds four hours due to a long wait in clinic.
  • Parents of a child or young person under 18 (between the hours of 8am and 7pm) or a birthing partner (anytime).
  • The main visitor or carer to a critically ill or terminally ill patient on a daily basis (one vehicle only).
  • relative visiting a patient on a daily basis for a prolonged period of time (exceeding 7 days.
  • The main carer of a patient in the hospital.
  • You can download our concessionary parking application form here.


There is no parking charge for:

  • A patient with a long-term illness or serious condition needing regular treatment, such as chemotherapy, blood transfusions, acupuncture and some other specialised treatments
  • Visitors to the Bereavement Centre or Chaplaincy Services
  • Parents of a child in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or Special Care Baby Unit
  • Blue Badge holders
  • Parents of a child or young person under 18yovernight (between the hours of 7.30pm and 8am)

Buses run from the Queensgate Bus Station (city centre) to Peterborough City Hospital approximately every 10 minutes. The journey takes 15 – 25 minutes depending on traffic.

The following buses operate a service to Peterborough City Hospital:

  • Citi 2    
  • Citi 3
  • Citi 4
  • Local link 401/404
  • Local link 406
  • Local link 413

Visit the Travel Choice website for bus timetables.

There is a bus stop located at the front of the Edith Cavell Campus and a guided footpath will take you to the main entrance.

From 4 May 2015, there will be changes to the bus services to Peterborough City Hospital. During the peak times of 7.30am -9am and 4.30pm-6pm, Citi 2,3 and 4 buses will no longer stop at the bus stop located at the main entrance to the hospital. Instead the bus will stop at the bus stop located by the Alfred Caleb Taylor accommodation block. Outside of these hours the bus will stop at the front entrance as normal. 

The railway station is a three minute walk from Queensgate bus station (city centre). Buses run from the Queensgate Bus Station (City centre) to Peterborough City Hospital approximately every 10 minutes. Full information on bus timetables and fares can also be found on the Travelchoice website.

The hospital is accessible on foot from various locations, with good pedestrian links to Bretton, Westwood and Longthorpe. Use the map below to have a look at how long it might take you to walk from where you live.

Peterborough City Hospital is accessible by bicycle from many parts of the city. Bretton is linked to the city centre and other parts of the city by a growing number of cyclepaths.

A map of cycle routes is obtainable from the Tourist Information Centre on Bridge Street in the city centre.

There are secure cycle sheds available within the grounds of Peterborough City Hospital.