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Lancaster General Hospital

Welcome to Lancaster General Hospital. All of our team members are here to offer assistance and support as you navigate our facility. Guest Services team members wear red tops—blazers, sweaters, vests or jackets—to make them especially easy to spot.

Lancaster County is conveniently located to public transportation and has many options for lodging and dining.


Guests are encouraged to park in the James Street Parking Garage  which provides easy access to the James Street Lobby (1st floor), the hospital’s main entrance, and Stager Conference Center, located on the ground floor level.

Patients and visitors who choose to park on the streets surrounding Lancaster General Hospital should pay careful attention to posted signs. Many of the areas around the hospital are no parking zones or restricted to residents who have parking permits. The Lancaster Parking Authority enforces parking regulations in the area 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients and visitors who park in a restricted area will ticketed. 

Parking Rates

James Street (Parking Garage A)

Hourly: $1.50 per hour with a maximum of $9.00 per day.

  • If you exit the garage after paying the maximum and need to return, you will be issued a receipt showing you paid for the day.

7-Day Pass: $18. This pass allows unlimited access to the garage between 5 am and 9 pm daily.

  • Please see the parking garage attendant as you exit the James Street Parking Garage to purchase a 7-Day Parking Pass.
Lime Street (Parking Garage B)

The Lime Street Parking Lot is accessible from N. Lime Street, between James and Frederick streets. The lot is available only for patients scheduled for MRI. All other patients, please park in the James Street Parking Garage.

Parking Validation

All patients being treated at Lancaster General Hospital are entitled to free parking and should have their parking tickets validated in the department where they are being treated.

Major credit cards accepted: Visa/Mastercard/Discover.



Lancaster General Hospital conveniently located near Rt. 30, Rt. 283, Rt. 222, and Rt. 76 (PA turnpike)

Address: 157 E James St, Lancaster, PA 17602

Taxi and Ride Shares

Taxis and local ride sharing business operate in Lancaster.


The Greyhound bus station is located at 53 McGovern Avenue. Taxis and local buses are also available from the station.

Red Rose Transit Authority is a local bus service has several lines that take passengers to Lancaster General Health's various locations. The website includes fares and describes routes.


The Lancaster Amtrak station provides daily service along the Northeast Corridor. Taxis and buses are available from the station, located at 53 McGovern Avenue.

Amtrak Information: 215-824-1600 or 800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245)


Nearby airports include:


If you will be staying in our community while a loved one is a patient at our hospital, we invite you to contact our concierge desk at 717-544-7376 for information and assistance.

The Discover Lancaster Visitors Center website offers a variety of lodging, dining and other information.

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