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The NIH offers patients and patient visitors access to Parking, Shuttles, and information regarding Travel Services. For information regarding the use of patient shuttles, please visit Procedures and Official Use of Patient Shuttles.

Parking Services

Patients and visitors are welcome to use the Clinical Center complementary self-park parking garage or valet parking services.  

  • Self-park Be Prepared - NIH Traffic and Construction Updatesat the Patient Parking Garage (P-1) is located on the west end of the building on Convent Drive. Enter the hospital through the lower level lobby (B-1 level). Stop by the B-1 Parking Transportation Desk to validate your parking ticket. The South Elevators serve the parking garages. Parking attendants will be happy to assist you with any questions.
  • Valet Parking Service located at the main entrance of the Clinical Center on Center Drive. Valet parking is available Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 7:00 pm (excluding federal holidays). Present your valet claim ticket to the B-1 Parking Transportation Desk for validation.
  • For more information about visitor parking, please visit NIH Visitor Map.

Shuttles Services

NIH Shuttle services are available for patients and families who need transportation from:NIH Shuttles infront of the Clinical Center

Additionally, Clinical Center Patients and Visitors are permitted to ride the Employee Shuttles that operate in and around the NIH main campus. Please follow the link below for route and schedule information.

Travel Services

NIH provides assistance for patients and their families with travel plans. Clinical Center Travel Agents can obtain plane, train, bus, and airport shuttle information, make new reservations, or modify your existing reservations. 
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For assistance, call or visit the Travel Office in Building 10 on the first floor, weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm. The telephone number is 1-866-227-9339.

For further information about patient travel, visit helpful links below: