We strongly recommend using active travel or public transport to get Altrincham Hospital as there is no public car parking on site. Altrincham Hospital is served by public transport and other community and sustainable transport options.
For information about public transport services please contact Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) on 0161 244 1000. Their lines are open between 7.00 am and 8.00 pm on Monday to Friday, and from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm on weekends and bank holidays, you can also visit their website.
You can plan your journey by any mode of transport using the TfGM journey planning tool.
Walking is an excellent, low cost, way to get some exercise into a busy schedule. Whether you’re walking the whole way, to a bus stop, Metrolink or train station, the steps add up. Altrincham Hospital is easily accessible on foot and is in central Altrincham. Plan your route on the TfGM journey planner.
There are no cycle parking spaces within Altrincham Hospital. Nearby on street cycle stands can be used, and there are some close to The Downs/Railway Street junction, here. Please note that bikes are left at the users own risk.
Altrincham Hospital is very well served by buses, with bus stops on Railway Street, Ashley Road and Lloyd Street nearby. The hospital is also a short walk from Altrincham Interchange.
TfGM also provides this summary of which buses serve Altrincham Hospital, and the journey times to the site.
The nearest tram stop is Altrincham Interchange, which is the terminus of both the ‘green’ and the ‘purple’ lines of the Metrolink. This is a five minute walk from Altrincham Hospital.
There is no onsite car parking at Altrincham Hospital. If you choose to travel by car please allow extra time for traffic and finding nearby public parking. For specific information about car parking, please visit this webpage.
Electric Vehicle Charging
There are no electric vehicle charging facilities at Altrincham Hospital. However, there are a number of options close to the hospital.
If you want to find nearby charging units, please look at the TfGM electric travel website.
Accessibility and Specialist requirements
View access information for each of our sites (availability of accessible lifts, low payment counters, assisted access entrances etc.).
- Specialist Requirements
If you have any accessibility enquiries or special requirements such as help with visual impairment, hearing, language, or communication matters, please ask a member of staff for assistance or contact the Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) The PALS team can provide information about NHS services and other sources of help such as Citizen’s Advice Bureau and support you through an anxious time. They also give a voice to patients’ issues, help to identify gaps in services and report to the Trust Board. Contact the team by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 276 8686. You can also download a copy of the PALS leaflet or an easy-read version of our PALS leaflet.
Accessible Transport Guide
- Transport for Sick Children
Transport for Sick Children is a registered charity working throughout Greater Manchester and helping children to reach their hospital appointments.
- Ring and Ride
Ring and Ride is a door-to-door accessible minibus service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use ordinary public transport. For more information, please visit the TfGM Ring and Ride website or call 0161 200 6011
- Travel vouchers
Travel vouchers are for people who are not able to use ordinary buses, trains or Metrolink and have serious walking difficulties or are registered blind. They can be used to pay for taxis and for travel on accessible bus services such as Ring and Ride and Community transport. For more information, please visit the TfGM Travel Vouchers website or call 0161 244 1000
- Community transport
Local Link is a service which allows passengers within certain areas of Greater Manchester to book door-to-door journeys. Please visit the Local Link TfGM website for more information.
- Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS)
If you’re referred to hospital or other NHS premises for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests by a doctor, dentist or another primary care health professional, you may be able to claim a refund of reasonable travel costs under the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS). For more information, please visit the HTCS website.