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Preparing For Your Visit
Duke University Hospital is conveniently located on Erwin Road, just off of Durham Freeway (NC-147) in Durham, NC. In addition to the main hospital building, the Duke University Medical Center campus includes:
Duke Hospital parking garage is located across Erwin Road from Duke University Hospital. Vehicles enter one block north, at 2223 Elba Street. The garage is walking distance from the hospital entrance.
Visitors may take a secure, well-lighted and climate-controlled walkway under Erwin Road. To reach the walkway, take a parking garage elevator down to Level RT (for "tunnel") and follow the signs to Duke University Hospital or Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center. This parking garage is most convenient for patients and visitors who intend to use the Erwin Road hospital entrance, or visit Duke University Hospital or Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center.
Cost: $2 per hour or a maximum $8 day.
Duke Medicine Circle Parking Garage:
Located at 302 Trent Drive and features a climate-controlled, enclosed walkway to Duke Clinic. A free shuttle is located just outside the garage to escort you to the Duke Medicine Pavilion entrance. This parking garage is most convenient for patients and visitors going to the Duke Medicine Pavilion, Duke Cancer Center, and Duke Clinic.
Cost: $2 per hour or a maximum $8 per day.
Duke Eye Center Garage:
The Duke Eye Center garage is accessed on Eye Care Drive.
Cost: 2$ per hour or a maximum of 8$ a day.
Additional Parking Information:
Parking for oversized vehicles is located adjacent to the Duke University Hospital parking deck. To obtain a pass for an oversized vehicle, call 919-684-7275.
Valet parking is also available at the entrance to Duke Clinic, Monday - Friday from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm for $12 per visit.
One-use parking passes ($5 each) and five-use parking passes ($25 each) are available for patients visiting Duke for an appointment, patients in the hospital, and visitors of patients admitted to Duke University Hospital.
To purchase discounted parking passes, visit an information desk at Duke Central Tower, Duke Medicine Pavilion, the Duke University Hospital entrance, Duke Cancer Center, or Duke Clinic (1st floor main lobby) to obtain a Discounted Parking Authorization Form. You can then go to the parking garage or parking office to purchase the passes. Parking passes expire after one year.
Please visit one of these information desks if you have questions.
Contact Duke Parking Services at 919-684-7275.
Duke faculty, staff and students, affiliates, and contractors are not eligible to purchase or use discounted validations.
Valet parking is available at the entrance to Duke University Hospital.
Monday – Friday
5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
$12 per visit
Call valet parking services at 919-681-2454.
Plan your trip to Duke University Hospital through GoDurham bus routes 6, 11, 11B, and 20 or GoTriangle bus routes 400, 405, and DRX (Durham-Raleigh Express). These routes provide transportation close to Duke University Hospital. The closest bus stops are Duke Hospital, Erwin Rd at Research Dr, and Erwin Rd at Emergency Dr.
Duke Transit provides free bus service to the Duke University Medical Center campus for students, employees, patients, and visitors. See maps of bus routes.
If you have trouble accessing the local bus routes, visit GoDurham Access and GoTriangle Access to check if you meet the ADA eligibility for accessible transit programs.
All routes served by Duke Transit are accessible to persons with disabilities. Accessible Duke University buses can be identified by the international accessibility symbol on the side of each bus. In addition, Duke’s after-hours van services program employs an on-call accessible van.
A free shuttle is available to take patients and visitors from just outside the Duke Medicine Circle Parking Garage to the Duke Medicine Pavilion entrance.