The hospital is well served by bus routes and the following bus stops are directly outside of the hospital: Royal Hospital Kayll Road F; Royal Hospital Chester Road B; Royal Hospital Chester Road A; Royal Hospital Kayll Road E; Royal Hospital Hylton Road H.
For more information, please check public transport information with Traveline (0870 608 2608) for up-to-date advice on all bus, train and metro services in the area.
You can also plan your bus journey here: http://jplanner.travelinenortheast.info/
If you're travelling between South Tyneside and Sunderland, you can find out more information in the download section below.
The nearest Metro station for Sunderland Royal Hospital is Millfield on Hylton Road. It is approximately a ten-minute walk from the station to the hospital.
Sunderland Royal Hospital operates a paid car-parking system to keep cark parks available and secure. If you are travelling by car, we advise you to allow plenty of time to find a parking space, as spaces aren’t always guaranteed. Parking for staff, patients and visitors is marked at various car parks on site. We ask when you visit that patients and visitors please refrain from parking in staff only areas.
Dedicated parking for patients and visitors is available at Chester Wing and Hylton Road car parks. You are also welcome to park in any car park space which is not labelled "staff only". A parking map is available below.
You can pay for your parking on arrival or as you leave. Cash is accepted at any machine and credit/debit cards are accepted at the machine at the entrance to the multi storey car park.
Parking Charges (From January 2018)
Up to 20 minutes Free
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.00
Up to 4 hours £4.50
Up to 24 hours £8.00
Weekly pass £10.00
Parking bays for Blue Badge holders are located outside the main entrances. Holders must register with CHD Security to endure free parking by:
Parking charge notices
Cars not parked in an authorised bay or parked without a ticket or permit will be issued with a Parking Charge notice.
Our restaurant is located on floor A and is open to all staff and visitors and offers a wide range of hot and cold meals, sandwiches, snacks, confectionary and beverages.
Monday – Friday, 7.30am to 6pm
Closed Weekends and Bank Holidays
The cafe is located on Floor B next to Main Reception
The Cafe offers a wide range of hot and cold snacks, sandwiches, confectionary and beverages.
Monday - Friday, 8am to 8pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am to 7pm
RVS Coffee Shop
Located on floor C Chester Wing Outpatients
This coffee shop offers a range of hot and cold snacks, sandwiches, and beverages.
Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm
Located in the Education Centre
Sandwiches, snacks, beverages and a selection of hot meals are available.
Monday - Friday, 10am to 3pm
Closed Weekends and Bank Holidays
Located on floor B next to Main Reception
This shop offers a range of sandwiches, snacks, confectionary, drinks, cards, novels and newspapers.
Monday - Friday, 7am to 8pm
Saturday – Sunday, 9am to 8pm
Shop @ WRVS
North entrance – open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 6pm
Women and children’s entrance – open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm and Saturday 9.30am to 3pm
Cash points are located on B Floor at the Main Entrance and Chester Wing Outpatients, opposite the WRVS cafe
Urban Hair Design Unisex Hair Salon
The hairdresser is open to staff, patients and visitors, no appointments are required.
Tuesday – Friday, 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 5pm
Late night appointments are available on request.