Travel Information

Travel Information

How to reach the hospital by car

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Nearest car park


The public car park at NDDH is located at Car Park A on the left as you enter the main hospital site and has 285 Parking and 11 Disabled spaces, with an additional 10 disabled spaces outside the main entrance.  There are an additional 3 disabled bays outside Orthopaedics, 2 outside Ladywell Unit and 2 outside DBU.

Car Parking Charges

If your baby is admitted ot the SCU, parents are able to park in the main car park free of charge. This will be discussed with you on admission to the unit.

A Pay on Foot system is operated at Car Park A and patients and visitors will collect a barrier ticket on entry and pay at the machine to recieve an exit ticket. The payment machines are located at the main entrance to the hospital, at the centre of the car park and by the ramp. Once payment has been made please note that there is a 15 minute grace period in which to return to your vehicle and exit the car park.

Daily Rate
FREE – first 15 minutes
£1.80 up to 2 hours
£2.10 up to 4 hours
£4.10 up to 24 hours

Weekly Rate
£5.00 for 5 days (available from the payment machines)
£6.00 for 7 days (vailable from the payment machines)
£20.00 for 25 tickets (season ticket)
Lost ticket £4.00

The discount ‘season’ tickets for 5 days or more available from the Sodexho Helpdesk on Level 2 at North Devon District Hospital.

Disabled drivers who hold a blue badge can park free of charge in the bays clearly marked.

Nearest bus stop

There is a bus service that operates from Barnstaple Bus Station to the hospital, linking up with other routes. Time table advice can be found in the small kitchen area.

Stagecoach buses from Holsworthy, Bideford, Ilfracombe, South Molton and Torrington run to the hospital. Call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit for bus times.

Stagecoach buses – website:

Service 19 details

Live buses, leaving North Devon District Hospital – you can also input your own postcode to find live buses near you.

Some Filers bus services also stop at North Devon District Hospital –

Nearest Railway Station

Barnstaple Railway Station is about 3 miles from the Hospital.  Stagecoach buses run from the Station to the Hospital.

Local Taxi Numbers

B-Line Taxi: 01271 322117

A1 Taxis: 01271 322922