Travel Information

Travel Information

How to reach the hospital by car

The hospital is well signposted from Truro town centre and from the A390 which runs immediately outside the hospital. Directions available here.


Nearest car park


On site - Q park pay and display

Car Parking Charges

Concessions available for parents with a baby on the Neonatal Unit.


Prices of standard parking for hospital visitors otherwise are below. *Correct as of June 2019*


Standard Rates

Up to 2 hours

£ 2.90

Up to 4 hours

£ 5.80

Up to 6 hours

£ 8.60

Up to 24 hours

£ 14.40




Nearest bus stop

Park & Ride: A park and ride service is available at Threemilestone.  Click here for details.

Bus information: The Royal Cornwall Hospital is on a number of bus routes and buses stop outside the main entrances. Advice on bus times is available from:

  • Traveline on 0870 608 2608
  • First Devon & Cornwall: 0845 600 1420 
  • Western Greyhound: 01637 871871

Nearest Railway Station

Truro railway station is approximately two miles away. There are bus links to the hospital and taxis are available for hire.  Train information.

Local Taxi Numbers

A2B Taxis Truro- 01872 272989

Truro Taxis 01872 222666

City Taxis 01872 273053

Truro Taxi Cab Co 01872 321321