Public transport

Bus

Several buses serve Harrogate District Hospital on a regular basis. We have bus departure screens detailing local bus times in both the main reception and the Strayside Wing entrance.

Harrogate (bus station, stands 10 & 11) → Starbeck (High Street) → Knaresborough (bus station, stand A)
The 1, 1A, 1B and 1C buses all run between Harrogate, Starbeck and Knaresborough and serve Harrogate District Hospital. The buses use the bus stop at the side of the Hospital on Knaresborough Road, which is a five minute walk from the main entrance of the Hospital.

On Mondays-Saturdays, these buses usually run every 7-8 minutes, whereas on Sundays, the buses usually run every 15 minutes (please note that this may vary depending on the time of day). View the timetable and approximate journey times.

Harrogate (bus station, stand 9) → Wetherby (bus station, stand A) → Leeds (city bus station, stand 24)
The 770 and 771 buses run between Harrogate, Starbeck and Knaresborough, and use the bus stop at the side of the Hospital on Wetherby Road. The bus stop is a five minute walk from the main entrance of the Hospital and a two minute walk from the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre.

On Mondays – Saturdays these buses usually run twice an hour, whereas on Sundays and bank holidays the buses usually run every hour (please note that this may vary depending on the time of day). View the timetable and approximate journey times.

Train

Harrogate District Hospital is located midway between the three train stations in Harrogate.

The main train station, Harrogate, is a 20 minute walk over the Stray and through town. Trains run regularly to both York (40 mins away) and Leeds (37 mins away). There is a manned ticket desk and a taxi rank immediately outside the main entrance of the station.

Hornbeam Park train station is a 25 minute walk through residential streets. This station is closer for people travelling from Leeds. There is a free car park at Hornbeam Park station, as well as a machine to buy tickets.

Starbeck train station is a 20 minute walk through residential streets. This station is closer for people travelling from York.

Taxi

There is a taxi rank outside Harrogate train station, and taxis from there to the Hospital cost £7-8 on the meter. Please note that this is an approximate price and will be dependent on traffic.

There is a taxi drop off point immediately outside the main Hospital entrance, and taxis can be ordered from the main entrance of the Hospital.

Local taxi services include:

Bike

There are several cycle storage facilities at Harrogate District Hospital. We have secure cycle storage facilities located outside the main entrance of the Hospital. Limited facilities are also available near the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre.

Aeroplane

The nearest airport to Harrogate District Hospital is Leeds Bradford, which is 14 miles away. It takes approximately 35 minutes to drive from Leeds Bradford Airport to Harrogate District Hospital.

Visiting times

Visiting times are 11am-7pm every day. However, nursing staff are flexible with arrangements if necessary and can make allowances depending on individual circumstances.