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How to get here

There are a number of ways to get to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospitals, including by car, bus, train or bike.

You can download internal maps of Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital to help you find the department/service that you need.

For opening hours and directions to your local minor injury unit, visit:

By bus

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust operates a shuttle bus, 6X, between Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospitals to allow patients and staff to travel between the two sites. Download the 6X timetable.

A number of bus routes serve our hospitals. For detailed journey planning and information, use the Traveline planning portal.

Alternatively, you can visit the bus operators’ websites for further information:

Maidstone Hospital

The following bus services serve Maidstone Hospital

  • 3 Maidstone Town Centre to Maidstone Hospital (Arriva)
  • 8 Downswood to Maidstone Hospital (Arriva)
  • 58 Trottiscliffe to Maidstone Hospital (Nu Venture)
  • 575 Larkfield to Maidstone Hospital (Arriva)

Tunbridge Wells Hospital

The following bus services serve Tunbridge Wells Hospital

  • 6 Maidstone to Tunbridge Wells via Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Arriva)
  • 6X Maidstone Hospital to Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Arriva)
  • 208 East Peckham to Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Go Coach)
  • 218/219 Tonbridge to Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Arriva)
  • 255 Benenden to Tunbridge Wells via Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Autocar)
  • 277 Tunbridge Wells to Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Arriva)
  • 296 Paddock Wood to Tunbridge Wells via Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Autocar)
  • 297 Tenterden to Tunbridge Wells via Tunbridge Wells Hospital (Hams Travel)
  • 299 Tenterden to Tonbridge via Tunbridge Wells Hospital – Fridays Only (Autocar)

By car

Both Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospitals have parking available on site. At peak periods car parks can be busy so please consider using public transport to get to our hospitals.

Visit the car parking page for more information and car park maps for Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

By train

Barming (0.88 miles) and Maidstone East (2.46 miles) are the nearest train stations to Maidstone Hospital.

High Brooms (2.14 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (2.96 miles) are the closest train stations to Tunbridge Wells Hospital. South Eastern operate the train services to these stations.

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By bike

Both hospitals have bike racks located outside the main entrances.

What 3 Words 

What3words is a mobile app that helps to make locations more accessible. You can use the what3words website or free app (available on iOS and Android) to reach specific locations at our hospitals. The What3words address are shown starting with ///

Click on the links below for more details and please be advised more locations will be added in due course.

Maidstone Hospital main entrance: ///

Maidstone Hospital Emergency Department entrance: ///trendy.soap.elaborate

Kent Oncology Centre entrance: ///slowly.translated.recall

Maidstone Birth Centre: ///

Tunbridge Wells Hospital main entrance: ///tooth.vibes.hill

Tunbridge Wells Hospital Emergency Department entrance: ///

Crowborough Birthing Centre: ///maximum.weekend.originals

How to find us

Maidstone Hospital
Hermitage Lane
Maidstone ME16 9QQ

Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tonbridge Road
Pembury TN2 4QJ