Planning your visit

It’s a good idea to plan your visit in advance so that you can arrive on time and feel prepared. Our address is:

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol Road South
B31 2AP

Download a map of our hospital site

Car Parking Charges



Up to 2 hours


Up to 5 Hours


Up to 24 hours


Blue Badge Concession – up to 5 hours


All Patient 1 Week Concession*


Oncology Patient 1 Week Concession*


Paediatric Patient 1  Week Concession*


Therapy Services Patients 1 Hours Scratchcard  *


All Patient Monthly Concession*


*Patients Concessions are accessed on completed of an application form and purchased  from the Car Park Attendant (Gate C)  or the Finance Cashier Office. Please note the monthly concession is only available from the cashiers.  Application forms are available to download and print folder here 

Payment Method

  • Cash (coins only)
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card

A Change Machine is located opposite the X-Ray Department.

APCOA Connect – Cashless Parking


To pay via Phone or APCOA connect you will need the following information:

Site Code : 4012 (The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital)

Code 120 – Up to 2 hours parking, £3.80

Code 300 – Up to 5 hours parking, £5.00

Code 801 – Up to 24 hours Parking, £7.50

Blue Badge Holders should select the 2 hour option and then display their Local Authority Issued Blue Badge in their vehicle.

Payment can also be made via the website and also the APCOA Connect App.  Please note a 30p convenience fee will be payable in addition to the tariff above.

More Information

For more information please speak to a member of the APCOA Parking Team located in the Parking Kiosk adjacent to the

Motorcycle parking in Gate C car park.

Help with Travel Costs

If you are in receipt of one of the following benefits you are entitled to claim for travel and car parking costs for appointments for NHS treatment. (Please note that travel costs for visiting other people in hospital cannot be paid.)

  1. Income Support
  2. Guaranteed Pension Credits
  3. Tax Credits with an exemption certificate
  4. Income-based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  5. Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
  6. Low Income HC2 or HC3 certificates

These expenses can be claimed from the Cashier’s Office located on the First Floor or the Outpatients Department, Monday – Thursday, 10am – 2pm and Friday 10am – 1.30pm.

Please note that payment cannot be made without production of relevant documentation, i.e.:

  • proof of appointment
  • proof that you are in receipt of any one of the above benefits
  • bus/train/car park tickets

More information can be found in the leaflet HC11, "Are you entitled to help with health costs?" available from your Social Security Office, Post Office or NHS hospital. For more information on the Department for Work and Pensions, please see their website. For information on a range of health-related subjects, phone the Health Information Service on 0800 66 55 44. Calls are confidential

Public transport

Getting here by bus

The National Express West Midlands Services 61 and 63 run from the City Centre, along Bristol Road and stop outside the Hospital gates.

At peak times (before 9.30 am and after 3.30 pm -6.30 pm, Monday - Friday) buses run every 8  minutes.

During off-peak times (9.30 am to 3.30 pm, and after 6.30 pm, Monday - Friday) buses run every 12 minutes. There is a reduced service on Sundays.

The First Direct Bus service number 144 runs from the City Centre, every half hour to Bromsgrove and Worcester and stops outside the hospital.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Other bus services are available from Northfield Town Centre, please Use the Network West Midlands journey planner for further information.

Getting here by train:

The closest train station to The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is Northfield Train Station which is located here on Quarry Lane, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands. B31 2PY

Please be advised that the station is approximately 1.2 miles from the hospital, a distance which may be unsuitable for some visitors. Please note Selly Oak Station is located a greater distance, at Bristol Road, Selly Oak, West Midlands, B29 6DW , however it enables patients, staff and visitors to catch a bus service to the Hospital.

Use the Network West Midlands journey planner