The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Northfield
The hospital is in Northfield, Birmingham. Located on A38 Bristol Road South, we are easily accessible by car and public transport.
Traveling by rail:
The nearest convenient railway station is Selly Oak which connects with the Bus service to the hospital. You can catch the 61 or 63 outside the station directly to the Hospital.
Please note: travelling to Northfield train station will take you out of your way, so is not recommended.
The website http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/ may help you to make plans for rail travel to the hospital. This website is run by National Rail Enquiries and is the official information service for National Rail. National Rail is the collective name for the train companies who operate Britain’s rail service.
Traveling by Bus:
Services 61, 62, 63 all run from the City Centre, along Bristol Road and stop outside the Hospital gates. Buses run every 4 minutes, Peak Times (before 9.30 am and after 3.30 pm -6.30 pm), and every 15 minutes, Off Peak (9.30 am to 3.30 pm, and after 6.30 pm), Monday to Friday, with a reduced service on Sundays. The first service 144 runs from the City Centre, every half hour, and stops outside the MRI gates. The main bus companies that operate in this area are Travel west midlands and First Group plc.
Traveling From the M42:
Leave the motorway at Junction 2 and join the A441 northwards (signposted Birmingham South). Remaining on the A441, following signs for City Centre, travel across four roundabouts and at the fifth roundabout join the A4040 and follow the signs for Bournville and Selly Oak. Continue on this route passing the Bournville Chocolate Factory/Cadbury World and on reaching the main traffic lights at Selly Oak, just past Selly Oak hospital, turn left onto the A38 and follow the signs for the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. The entrance to the Hospital will be seen on the left-hand side.
Traveling From the M5:
Leave the motorway at Junction 4 and join the A38 northwards (signposted Birmingham West). At the first roundabout take the first exit left remaining on the A38, Bristol Road South. Travel for
approximately 2 miles and the entrance to the Hospital will be seen on the right-hand side
Traveling From Birmingham city centre:
Leave the Birmingham Inner Ring Road, A4400 at the Holloway Circus Queensway and join the A38 Southwards (signposted Edgbaston). Travel along the A38 for approximately 5 miles, through Edgbaston and Selly Oak. The entrance to the Hospital will be seen on the left-hand side. Please Note: There is extensive redevelopment works taking place in Birmingham city centre, if your journey involves travelling through the city centre please look at the Birmingham City Council site for the Paradise redevelopment.
Birmingham international airport is within easy reach of the hospital (30-40 minutes by car or taxi) and has regular scheduled flights from all UK, European and International destinations. for more information on Birmingham international airport please see