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Information for visitors travelling by public transport

We want your journey to Stepping Hill Hospital to be as easy and convenient as possible. Please use the following information to plan your journey.

Bus or Train

There is a frequent bus service which brings you into the hospital grounds from all surrounding areas. There are also reliable local train services available. The closest stations are Woodsmoor (8 minutes walk), Hazel Grove (17 minutes walk) and Stockport (45 minutes walk). For details of community clinics in Stockport, Tameside and Glossop please contact the individual clinic. 

You can find out more information about bus routes here, including services and bus routes that come through Stepping Hill Hospital and where bus stops on site are located. The Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) website also provides useful information for travelling around the area.

Park and Ride

A park and ride is located in Hazel Grove, Macclesfield Road (end of the 192 stop) with spaces for cars and bikes.

Linking Stockport and Manchester city centre, the route will stop at Stepping Hill, Heaviley, Stockport, Heaton Chapel, Levenshulme, Longsight and Ardwick.

Find out more about the park and ride here.

All buses and routes that come through Stepping Hill Hospital and where bus stops on site are located here.


Public telephones and a taxi free phone are available at the main entrance and in outpatients departments A and B. Please do not hesitate to ask a member of staff if help is required.

Contact our Travel Department

Telephone: 0161 419 5032

Opening times: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:00pm. 

How to find us: Find the travel office off the main hospital corridor in the Rowan Suite, (near the main hospital entrance).

Transport leaflet racks are located near the entrance to each outpatient department and Oak House, the hospital`s main entrance.

Please note that from 24th July essential repair works to the bridge which runs under the A6 between Exchange Street (with the Garrick Theatre) and Heaton Lane will be taking place. This work is expected to last twelve weeks, during which this main road will be closed. This may add to your travel time, so please plan your journey accordingly.

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