University Hospital Crosshouse
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University Hospital Crosshouse is
situated two miles from Kilmarnock town centre. It is a large
district general hospital providing a wide range of services,
including paediatric inpatient services. It is also home to the
national Cochlear Implant Service. It is the main Accident and
Emergency Centre for East and North Ayrshire.
The UNICEF-accredited Ayrshire
Maternity Unit is also based at University Hospital Crosshouse.
University Hospital Crosshouse is situated on the outskirts of
Kilmarnock and borders the village of Crosshouse en route for
Irvine (A71). There is a regular (approximately every 10-15
minutes) public transport service from Kilmarnock. Buses enter the
hospital grounds and stop at a bus stop situated just outside the
main entrance doors to the hospital. Limited car parking is
Travelling by bus
University Hospital Crosshouse bus stop:
Buses enter the hospital grounds and stop at the bus stops
situated outside the hospital main entrance doors.
Details on Ayrshire local bus routes can be obtained from Stagecoach West Scotland
KA7 1DD, Tel: 01292 613500
From Glasgow by bus:
Half hour service from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock
Bus Station, from where local bus/taxi services can be accessed.
There is also an Express bus service from Glasgow.
Travelling by train
From Glasgow by train:
Half hour service from Glasgow Central Station to Kilmarnock
Station, Kilmarnock Town Centre - journey time approximately 40
minutes. From there local bus services can be accessed.
Glasgow to Ayr:
Monday to Sunday via Paisley, Johnstone, Kilwinning, Irvine,
Troon, Prestwick Airport, Prestwick Town, Newton on Ayr - Ayr.
Trains for Ayr depart from Glasgow Central Station every 30 minutes
on the hour and the half-hour
Monday to Sunday via Ayr -Prestwick Town - Prestwick International
Airport - Troon - Kilmarnock
Travelling by car:
A77 from Glasgow to Kilmarnock, then follow the signs for Irvine
(A71). Non-parking 'drop-off' and 'pick-up' points are next to
the main entrance.
Bicycle and moped cycle parking stands are available at University
Hospital Crosshouse next to the Physiotherapy corridor entrance.
Cycle users must provide their own cycle locks to secure their
Car parking spaces are available, including disabled car parking
and designated parking bays for use by patients and visitors. You
can drop patients at the main entrance, then please park in a
The hospital now has designated short
and long stay parking areas. You can park in the short stay areas
for a maximum of three hours and the long stay areas have no time
Disabled drivers' car parking
Disabled parking facilities are close to the hospital entrance.
The main disabled car park is situated to the right of the main
driveway opposite the entrance to the Physiotherapy Department.
Diasbled parking bays are exempt from the parking time
There are signs directing you to this facility as you approach the
hospital. Before you leave the hospital, please take your blue
badge to the Welcome Desk, where you will be given the code to
allow you to leave the car park.