Patient Experience

Patient Experience

Travelling to the hospital

St James’s Hospital is located in Dublin’s southwest inner city, between James Street and the South Circular Road. O’Connell Street in Dublin’s city centre is approximately 3 kilometers from the hospital. 

GPS Co-ordinates - 53.3397° N, 6.2950° W

St James’s Hospital has excellent public transport connectivity and car access, and it is continuously improving pedestrian and cycle access. The location of the hospital to the west of the city centre provides easy access to the national and regional road network (M50, N4, Red Cow interchange, M7, M8, M9, an so on) and Dublin city centre.    

The hospital has direct access to all the major transport hubs in the city; Heuston Station, Connolly Station and Busáras. The hospital’s proximity to the city centre enables access to a host of local, regional and national transport services. The Red LUAS line and the 123 bus route serve the hospital directly.

The information detailed below will assist patients and visitors on their journey to the hospital. 

Travelling by car

Parking is limited and we experience a high demand for parking at certain times during the busy weekday periods and delays may be experienced in accessing our car parks during these times.

Our car park is particularly busy from 10am to 3pm Monday to Thursday.  

At busy times, our security staff are on the ground directing traffic and visitors are asked to follow their directions.  Find out more about parking on site

Where feasible, you may wish to consider accessing our campus other than by car.      

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