Getting to County Hospital Louth

County Hospital is located on High Holme Road, Louth.

By public transport

As there is limited parking on site we encourage our staff, patients and visitors to use public transport where possible.

The Lincolnshire Transport Helpline provides information and advice on a wide range of transport options including community car schemes and CallConnect.

The Transport Helpline provides advice but is not a transport booking line: 03454564474.

CallConnect is an on-demand bus service that is paid for by the customer.  If someone has a concessionary bus pass due to age or disability then they can access CallConnect free of charge. Call Connect Lincolnshire 03452343344 and Call Coonect Bourne, Stamford and Peterborough 03452638153.

Travelling by bus

More information can be found at:

Travelling by bike

We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and promoting sustainable modes of transport. To achieve this, we have dedicated cycle and motorcycle parking areas for members of the public to use. These are located by the main entrance.

Travelling by train 

Please note Louth does not have a train station, the nearest stations can be found at Grimsby or Market Rasen. You can use

Patient transport

If you have a medical condition that genuinely prevents you from using public or your own transport, you may be eligible for patient transport.

Living within Lincolnshire

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) run the non-emergency patient transport service (NEPTS) in Lincolnshire after they were awarded a 10-year contract by NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Please contact EMAS NEPTS booking line on 0300 300 3434. Bookings can only be arranged no more than 7 days before the actual appointment day. Please visit the EMAS website to learn more information.

For disabled access information about patient transport please see our AccessAble accessibility guide.

Living outside of Lincolnshire

All other patients living outside Lincolnshire should speak to their own GP practice about their transport requirements. Some GP practices also offer a volunteer driver service to transport patients to their outpatient appointments at our hospitals. Please check with your local GP to see if they provide this service. You can find out who your local practise is by using the NHS GP location service.

Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service may be able to help you get out and about with their community transport, including taking you to hospital appointments.
For more information, visit the Royal Voluntary Service website, or call either 01522 300506 or 01522 305313.

By road

Plan your journey by road on Google Maps
If you are dropping someone off at the hospital we have allocated drop off points. Three of these points can be found just outside the main entrance and one outside day surgery.

Please note: These are 10 minute only drop-off zones.