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Getting to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by public transport

By bus

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) is served by a number of bus routes that stop outside the main entrance or are a short walk from the hospital on New Fosse Way. A free shuttle bus to the QEHB site is available from the bus stops on Vincent Drive. 

More information on how to get to QEHB by bus is available on the Transport for West Midlands website.

Live bus departures board

See the live departures board for the QEHB bus stops outside the main entrance and on New Fosse Way.

Free shuttle bus

A free shuttle bus service runs across the QEHB site from 07:00 – 19:00, Monday – Friday.

The shuttle bus carries patients, visitors and staff from University Railway Station to QEHB, Birmingham Women's Hospital, the Heritage Building and the Mental Health Trust. There are drop-off areas outside the QEHB Main Entrance and Emergency Department.

Please download the shuttle bus map for route details and pick-up/drop-off points.

By train

The closest railway station to QEHB is University, which is around five minutes’ walk from the hospital. A free shuttle bus is also available from the station to the QEHB site.

University railway station is on the Cross-City and CrossCountry line. There are trains approximately every 10 minutes from Birmingham New Street towards Longbridge or Redditch. Certain services from Birmingham New Street towards Hereford and Cardiff also stop at University.

The station does not have any parking available. It has step-free access for those with limited mobility.

Live departures and arrivals for University railway station are listed on the West Midlands Railway website.

Please visit the National Rail website for more information on train times.

Last reviewed: 06 February 2023