By road

The hospital is situated on Marton Road (A172) and is clearly sign-posted from main routes such as the A66, A19 and A174. If you are a patient please try to arrange for a friend/relative to bring you to hospital as space is limited. Disabled parking is also available.

By bus

Local bus services provide regular links from Middlesbrough and most major towns in the North east. The major bus operators are ArrivaStagecoach on Teesside and Leven Valley. For further information about local bus times call Traveline on 0871 2002233 or visit the Connect Tees Valley website. If you are travelling from further afield contact National Express Coach Services on 08717 818178.

Bus services stopping at/near James Cook

Arriva: 27A, 28, 29, 63, 627, 631, 632
(From 16 February 2014, Arriva are making some changes to their services. From this date, Arriva bus services stopping at/ near James Cook will be the: 28, 28B, 29, 29A & 63)

Leven Valley: 18*, 19*, 455, 456, 603*, 604*, 605*, 606*, 607*

Stagecoach on Teesside: 37*, 610, 611
*Indicates these services serve the hospital grounds (South entrance)

North Yorkshire services – Abbotts of Leeming: X80 to x89 

By rail

The new James Cook University Hospital rail station is now in operation. The service, operated by Northern Rail, is on the Esk Valley line that connects Middlesbrough and Whitby, via Nunthorpe. The station is on the east side of the site and is a five to ten minute walk from the hospital’s South and Bridge entrances. For timetable information click here

Current ticket prices (18 May –  13 December 2014)
Return ticket prices in brackets

Middlesbrough Marton Gypsy Lane Nunthorpe Whitby
James Cook £1.80 (£2.00) £1.90 (£2.10) £2.30 (£2.50) £2.70 (£3.00) £6.30 (£9.90)

For information about ticket prices to others stops and season ticket arrangements,  click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

For more information about rail services contact 0845 7484950 or click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

Next nearest stations:

  • Marton – 1 mile
  • Middlesbrough – 2.5 miles

Useful leaflets

The James Cook University Hospital leaflet (4.18mb)
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The James Cook University Hospital car park map (1.4mb)
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