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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 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.

Local Link

Local Link offers a flexible transport service for local journeys in areas where public transport services are limited. This service provides journeys from across East Stockport to and from Stepping Hill Hospital, Monday to Saturday 7am to 7pm. The link below shows the map of the area covered for trips to and from the hospital.

Local Link areas | Transport for Greater Manchester (tfgm.com)

Passengers can register and book their trips online or via the TfGM customer contact centre, and the fares are capped like general bus fares, and System One/Get Me There AnyBus tickets are also accepted on the service. More information about Local Link services can be found on the website on the link below website.

Local Link shared minibuses | Transport for Greater Manchester (tfgm.com)


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.


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