Getting Here

Our location

The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital
Eastern Road
Brighton BN2 5BE

We are next to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.


Parking at The Alex Children’s Hospital is very limited so please arrive early for your appointment.

On-site multi-storey car park
Turn into Bristol Gate, then take the third turning on the left (North Road), immediately after A&E. This car park is a pay-on-foot car park. Take a ticket to enter and when ready to leave pay at the machine return to your vehicle and use the ticket to exit.

The multi-storey has 20 disabled bays located on level 6 which gives direct access into the hospital and 6 dedicated renal bays for regular renal patients.

There are often long queues for spaces in this car park.

Street parking
There is some time-restricted meter parking on Eastern Road and surrounding streets.

Please note car parking charges apply to all users, including the disabled.

Public Transport

The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE is approximately 1.5 miles from Brighton train station. We are next to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

See or call 01273 886200 for bus information in Brighton.

Routes 1, 1A, 7, 14B, 14C, 23, 37, 37B, 40X, 47, 52, 57, 71, 73, 90, 94A, N7 and N99 all stop outside the hospital.

The 40X bus service runs between the The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Hayward’s Heath (via Patcham, Hassocks & Burgess Hill) on an hourly basis. This service is free to patients carrying their appointment letter for the same day as travel. See or call 01444 246693.

Help with patient transport is available for patients who are unable (for medical reasons) to use private or public transport services for their journey to and/or from our hospital.