Wythenshawe Hospital is situated in South Manchester and can easily be accessed from the surrounding areas by road and public transport including bus and Metrolink service.
Restricted Access to Wythenshawe Hospital
As part of our response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are implementing the following changes to our entrances and exits at all of our hospitals within MFT, including Wythenshawe Hospital.
Security will be present to facilitate the flow of patients and visitors attending the hospital with support from the Family Liaison hub.
The following entry and exit points are accessible with Security assistance;
- Entrance 3
- Entrance 5
- Entrance 6
- Entrance 8
- Entrance 13
- Entrance 15
- Emergency Department
The address of the hospital is:
The hospital has excellent motorway links and is easily accessible from the M60 and M56.
- From North & West: exit M60 at junction 5 (A5103 / M56), exit A5103 at A560.
- From South: exit M56 at junction 3a (A560).
- From East: exit M60 at junction 4 (M56), exit M56 at junction 2.
If you are using a satnav, enter postcode M23 9LT.
Pick up and drop-off points
There are Pick Up and Drop Off areas in the front of the Main Entrance, A&E, New Cardio, Nightingale Centre, Maternity and the Outpatients Department.
Transport for Greater Manchester has a website that tells you how to access all hospitals in Greater Manchester by public transport. You will find maps of the hospitals, locations of any bus stops, rail stations or tram stops close to the hospitals, and it also displays route maps of services to and from the hospitals, which you can download and print.
A Metrolink tram line, connecting Manchester City Centre with the Airport via. Wythenshawe. The nearest stop to Wythenshawe Hospital is Roundthorn, a ten to fifteen minute walk away from the hospital’s main entrance.
Help with fares
If you are on a low income, receive benefits and need to travel to hospital to receive NHS treatment, you may be entitled to help with the cost. NHS Choices has full details of the scheme and if you are eligible. Forms are available from our Cashiers Office at Entrance 5 (Outpatients).
Park and Ride
The Wythenshawe Hospital shuttle runs from 10:30 am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. It departs from the layby between Entrance 5 and 6 towards the Oxford Road Campus (and returns) approximately every hour. This service is free for staff who hold a valid MFT ID badge. All others passengers (including patients and visitors) are required to pay £1 to the driver (cash only). You can view the timetable here.
Cycle to Wythenshawe hospital
Wythenshawe Hospital is located in a suburban area with many parks nearby, so you may find it a pleasant experience to cycle to the hospital. There are bike storage facilities for the public in front of the Outpatients Department, and the Security Office overlooks these so your bike will be very secure.
Infopoint freephone telephone units
Infopoint units are auto-dialling telephone kiosks which allow the user to make free calls to any of the services featured on the unit. These are situated at all hospital entrances.You can access transport services including taxis via this service.