The award-winning, free Medilink service runs every 10 minutes between 7:40am and 6:00pm.
The service links the two main hospital sites and the Wilkinson Street and Queen's Drive park and ride sites. There are additional stops at the junction of Nuthall Road and Crown Island.
Medilink buses run from Monday to Friday.
The Medilink bus runs every 10 minutes from 7:40am until 6:00pm. Before 7:40am and after 6:00pm a Medilink service is available, at less frequent intervals.
For a full timetable of the Medilink service, see below.
Holiday operating hours
On Monday 29 December, Tuesday 30 December, Wednesday 31 December and Friday 2 January, the Medilink bus will operate a service every 20 minutes between 7:40am and 6:00pm. Medilink buses before 7:40am and after 6pm will run to their normal timetable.
There will be no Medilink buses running on 25 or 36 December (Christmas Day and Boxing Day) and no Medilink buses running on 1 January (New Year's Day).
Normal Medilink service will resume on Monday 5 January.
Medilink buses dropping off at QMC stop on the left side of the grassy knoll in front of main entrance.
Medilink buses picking up at QMC stop on the right side of the grassy knoll in front of main entrance.
Buses showing 'Park and Ride via QMC' go on to the Queen's Drive Park and Ride. Buses showing 'City Hospital via QMC' go on to City Hospital.
During the day, a shuttle bus operates to take patients and visitors around the QMC site perimeter.
From 8am until 6pm the QMC shuttle will take passengers around the perimeter of the QMC site. The QMC shuttle stops are:
- Front entrance
- East Block/Car park 1
- South Block/EENT
- Treatment Centre
- West Block / Medical School
- Front by the grassy knoll
- Park and ride
Medilink buses enter by the South Entrance on Hucknall Road, circling round on South Road stopping near:
- the Mobility Centre / South Entrance
- Green Entrance / Hayward House
- Yellow Entrance / Dundee House
then turning north on to Linden Way, stopping near:
- the Francis Day Hospital / Purple Entrance
then turning left on to North Road, stopping near:
- the Wolfson Cystic Fibrosis Centre
- North/Main Entrance
- Urology / Outpatients / Maternity / Physiotherapy
before returning to Hucknall Road via the North Entrance, and heading towards Wilkinson Street park and ride and the QMC using the ring road.
Park and ride sites
Parking at the park and ride sites to use the Medilink bus service is free.
Wilkinson Street park and ride site
The nearest park and ride location to the City Hospital is located on Wilkinson Street off Nottingham's ring road. To locate the site using satnav or Google maps use the postcode NG7 7NW.
Wilkinson Street park and ride is open daily from 6am to 1am.
Wilkinson Street has 600 lit parking spaces, patrolled regularly by on-site security staff and viewed by CCTV, and equipped with emergency help points. The site is fully accessible for wheelchairs and buggies.
Wilkinson Street is also served by the NET Nottingham tram, running between Hucknall/Phoenix Park and Nottingham city centre (including Nottingham railway station).
Queen's Drive park and ride site
Queen's Drive park and ride is located off Queen's Drive near the A52, Clifton Bridge. To locate the site using satnav or Google maps use the postcode NG2 1AP.
Queen's Drive park and ride is open from 6am to 8:30pm, Monday to Saturday.
Queens Drive has 1066 lit parking spaces, patrolled regularly by on-site security staff and viewed by CCTV. The site is fully accessible for wheelchairs and buggies.
Queen's Drive is also served by the Citylink C1 bus, which runs every 10 minutes to Nottingham city centre.
Should you prefer to walk, Queen's Drive park and ride is approximately 25-30 mins walk from QMC.
Medilink further information
For more information about the Medilink bus service please contact Nottingham Community Transport on 0115 986 33 55 or email email@example.com.