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Directions to the Royal Free Hospital

The Royal Free Hospital is located in Hampstead, North London and can be reached by all major forms of transport.  Local Map.     Print Travel Directions.



By Bicycle

London has an extensive bicycle lane network; the Royal Free can be reached in 20-30 minutes from central London. Keep in mind that the last part of the ride is slightly uphill, however is not too challinging.

Link to London Cycling




By Train

Hampstead Heath overground train station is less than a mile from the Hospital. However, coming from the central London direction, the tube is a better option.




By Underground (Tube train)

The nearest station is Belsize Park on the Northern line.

Link to tube information





By Bus

The Royal Free can be easily reached by bus; e.g. routes 24, 46, 168 and C11.

Link to bus information





By Road

We are just off Haverstock Hill. Please note that parking in the area can be at times difficult. The Hospital is outside the Congestion charging boundary.



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Visitors address

Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London NW3 2QGBC