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We encourage our staff, patients and visitors to use public transport where possible as this reduces congestion and saves car parking spaces for those who must use a car.
Bus stops are situated on Whinpark Avenue, near the Outpatient Department for Lines 2, 2C, 5 and 15, and along Whinney Heys Road, outside the Women’s Unit and close to the Lancashire Cardiac Centre and Parkwood for the Line 16.
Metro Coastlines operates a comprehensive network of 26 buses per hour from Victoria Hospital
If you do not live near to one of these routes it may be possible to use another service to interchange onto a hospital bound service, particularly the 2/2C, 5 and 15, which all pass through Blackpool Town Centre. It is easy to interchange onto the frequent line 5 service; its hospital bound stop is sited in Corporation Street immediately adjacent to stops for Lines 6, 7, 11 and 14. The Blackpool Transport Services information shop is sited round the corner in Market Street (look for Cahoots pub), where stops for these services' alternate direction are sited.
There are bus information stands around the hospital, including one at the Welcomers' Desk at the entrance to the Outpatient Department.
Blackpool libraries, Customer First Centre and Tourist Information Centre all hold bus timetables and network maps.
Blackpool Council provide free personal Travel Plans to help you travel around Blackpool and the Fylde Coast contact 01253 476107 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more details on bus routes and time tables visit
For public transport advice to any destination contact:
Traveline Traveline is a non-profitmaking organisation which gives impartial public transport information, supported by all the local councils and bus companies.
Telephone: 0870 608 2608
www.transportdirect.info which allows national journey planning using all the traveline data for the UK, including bus, coach, tram, train and car journey planning.
Blackpool North is the area's main railway station and is situated in the town centre. For rail information, to purchase tickets on line or a rail and bus journey planner call Traveline (see above).
The smaller Blackpool South Station is sited on Waterloo Road, South Shore and provides an hourly service to Squires Gate, St Annes, Ansdell and Fairhaven, Lytham and Kirkham. This service interchanges with the Line 5 service on Waterloo Road.
There are taxi ranks in the car park outside the Outpatient Department and on Whinney Heys Road, outside the A/E Department. Fully disabled accessible taxis are available
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