Location & Transport

The main King's site is based on Denmark Hill in south London. There is limited carpaking space at the hospital but the public transport links are very good so we would encourage you to use the buses and trains.
The following information is to help you find your way to the Denmark Hill campus and to help you find your way around the hospital.
Finding your way around the hospital
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King's is served by the following bus routes:

35, 40, 42, 45, 68, 176 (24-hour), 185, 345 (24-hour), 468, 484, N35, N68

You can also use these routes to travel to King's from our nearest London Underground stations: Oval, Brixton and Elephant & Castle.

TfL’s Map of public transport for King's College Hospital shows stops close to the hospital as well as the routes .

Denmark Hill

The hospital is about a five-minute walk from Denmark Hill train station. The station is served by regular, direct rail links to central London at Blackfriars, Victoria and St Pancras International as well as to principal stops in south-east London such as Bromley South, Catford, Lewisham and Peckham Rye. It is also on the London Overground route with trains running between Highbury and Islington and Clapham Junction via Surrey Quays stopping at the station.

The station has recently been refurbished to make it easier for everyone to use and has lifts to all four platforms, accessible toilets and a new footbridge and ticket office.

Loughborough Junction

The hospital is about a 12-minute walk from Loughborough Junction, on Coldharbour Lane. The station is served by trains to London Bridge, St Pancras International, Wimbledon and Elephant & Castle. Bus routes 35, 45 and 345 run from the station to the hospital.

Accessibility

Denmark Hill station has lifts to all platforms.

Loughborough Junction has about 30 steps from the platforms. If you cannot use stairs, please contact First Capital Connect Assisted Travel Service on 0800 058 2844 24 hours before your journey to ask for assistance.

If you are planning to travel to King’s by road, please note that we are in a residential area so have very few parking spaces at or close to the site. We encourage patients and visitors to use public transport, cycle, or to be dropped off at the hospital.

Short-term parking

There are a small number of short-term parking spaces where you can drop off and collect patients outside the Golden Jubilee Wing and Hambleden Wing.

Disabled drivers

There are 20 marked parking spaces across the site for drivers who are registered disabled and have a valid blue badge. There is no charge for parking in these spaces.
Disabled drivers can also use the main car park, but they must pay the usual parking charge.

Motorbikes

Parking for motorbikes or mopeds at King’s is limited. There are about 30 ground anchors on Bessemer Road for use by patients, visitors and staff. There is no charge for using them.

Cycling

There are several bicycle racks alongside the Bessemer Road and Ruskin Wing entrances. Please secure your bike with a high-quality lock.

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