Overview

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1,541-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals. Yale New Haven Hospital includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

We Are Leading the Way

Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 4,500 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. As the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), we have supervised physician residents and fellows supporting our medical staff by providing around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care.

Yale New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research.

In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area with more than 12,000 employees. We are also the flagship member of Yale New Haven Health System.

Inpatient Visitors

Yale New Haven Hospital welcomes and encourages family and friends to visit patients. In fact, we believe that spending time with loved ones is a powerful part of the healing process.

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Directions & Parking

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Parking

YNHH encourages patients and visitors to use valet parking or park in designated garages. The hospital does not cover the cost of parking for patients and family members; please remember to review the pricing and time increments for each facility and budget accordingly. Call the Parking and Transportation Office at 203-688-2623 for questions and concerns. Office is open weekdays 7:30 am - 4 pm.

Hourly/Daily Parking rates: Select facility below for current rates.

Parking Escorts: You may request a YNHH Protective Services escort to any hospital parking facility or the Ronald McDonald House. Call 203-688-2500.

Long-Term Parking: If a patient is expected to be here for more than two weeks, discuss parking options with the social worker.

Please see below for information about specific parking options. 

Patients and visitors may park 24 hours a day in the Air Rights Garage located at 66 York Street. The garage is owned and managed by the city of New Haven Parking Authority. YNHH provides security in the Air Rights Garage but does not set the parking rates. 

Hourly and daily rates are available. A covered pedestrian bridge connects the garage’s second floor to the hospital’s 20 York Street entrance. 

Hourly/Daily Rates

0 to 1 hour                      $3.00

1 hour to 2 hours              $6.00

2 hours to 3 hours             $9.00

3 hours to 4 hours            $12.00

5 hours to 10 hours           $15.00

Up to 24 hours                 $18.00

Smilow Cancer Hospital Parking (Air Rights Garage/4th Level) Patients, families and visitors to Smilow Cancer Hospital can park in the Air Rights Garage. A walkway from the fourth level into the 55 Park Street building connects by a bridge to Smilow. Please validate your parking ticket with Smilow staff at the location you are visiting or admitted for a reduced rate. To avoid multiple-day charges while staying at Smilow for more than one day, consider asking a friend or family member to remove your car from the parking garage. 



Patients and visitors are encouraged to park in the George Street Garage at 639 George Street.  Hourly and daily parking rates are listed below.   The George Street Garage offers a direct connection to the hospital on several floors. This garage is open 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

Hourly/Daily Rates

0 to 1 hour                      $3.00

1 hour to 2 hours              $6.00

2 hours to 3 hours            $9.00

3 hours to 4 hours             $12.00

5 hours to 10 hours           $15.00

Up to 24 hours                 $18.00


  • Parking Escorts: You may request an YNHH Protective Services escort to any hospital parking facility or the Ronald McDonald House. Call Protective Services at 203-789-3800.

Howard Avenue Garage (790 Howard Avenue): Patients and visitors may park in the Howard Avenue Garage, owned by Yale University and located next to the Yale Physicians Building. Hours are 6 am - 9 pm weekdays; closed on weekends. 

Hourly/Daily Rates

0 to 1 hour                    $3.00

1 hour to 2 hours            $6.00

2 hours to 3 hours           $9.00

3 hours to 4 hours           $12.00

5 hours to 10 hours         $15.00

Up to 24 hours                $20.00


Short-Term Parking is located at 671 George Street. The parking lot is open on weekdays from 6 am – 6 pm; closed on weekends. 

Patients and visitors may park in this lot for short-term visits only. Please note the special short-term parking rates that apply to everyone using this parking lot.  The parking lot is staffed with a parking attendant during operating hours who will issue you a ticket.  When you are ready to leave the attendant will accept your ticket and calculate any applicable parking charges. 

Nuclear Medicine and Cardiac Diagnostic Imaging patients are allowed to park in short term parking.

Hourly/Daily Rates

0 to 1 hour                    $7

1 hour to 1 1/2 hours        $9

1 ½ hours to 2 hours       $11

2 hours to 2 1/2 hours      $13

2 1/2 hours to 12 hours     $15


Please Note:

  • Parking escorts are available daily to accompany visitors to any hospital parking facility. Call Protective Services at 203-789-3800.

Orchard Street Garage is located at 323 Orchard St. 

Patients and visitors may also park in the the garage located across the street from the YNHH Saint Raphael Campus Emergency Room. A covered pedestrian bridge connects the garage’s second floor to the hospital’s Orchard Street entrance. Hours are 6 am - 12:30 am, weekdays; closed on weekends.

Hourly/Daily Rates

0 to 1 hour                      $3.00

1 hour to 2 hours              $6.00

2 hours to 3 hours            $9.00

3 hours to 4 hours            $12.00

5 hours to 10 hours           $15.00

Up to 24 hours                 $18.00


Please Note:

  • Emergency Department Parking is restricted for emergency use only 24 hours per day/7 days per week.
  • Parking Escorts: You may request an YNHH Protective Services escort to any hospital parking facility or the Ronald McDonald House. Call Protective Services at 203-789-3800.

Yale New Haven Hospital Valet operates at six separate locations around the hospital.

Valet Locations & Hours of Operation

  • Main Hospital Entrance (20 York Street): Weekdays 5 am – 9 pm; weekends 9 am – 9 pm
  • Children’s Hospital Entrance (853 Howard Avenue): Weekdays 5 am – 9 pm; weekends 9 am – 9 pm
  • Smilow Cancer Hospital (35 Park Street): Weekdays 5 am – 9 pm; weekends 9 am – 9 pm
  • Dana Valet (789 Howard Avenue): Weekdays 5 am – 11 pm; Saturday 6:30 am – 4 pm; closed Sunday
  • Pediatric Emergency Entrance (853 Howard Avenue): 24 hours per day/7 days per week
  • Adult Emergency Entrance (6 York Street): 24 hours per day/7 days per week


Please note: 

  • You will be greeted by the valet attendant who will issue you a valet ticket and assist you to the hospital. Keep your parking ticket with you. 
  • Your car will be parked in a secure lot.
  • When you are ready to leave, you can return to any of the valet locations. The valet attendant will accept your ticket and calculate any applicable parking charges. You can have your vehicle returned to any of the above listed valet entrances; it does not need to be the one at which you arrived.
  • If you need to retrieve your vehicle after 9 pm, call 203-688-2510 with your valet ticket number. You many also speak to the Protective Services representative and they will call for you.
  • Parking escorts are available all day, every day to accompany visitors to any hospital parking facility. Call Protective Services at 203-688-2500.


Hourly/Daily Rates

0 to 1 hour                     $7

1 hour to 1 1/2 hours        $9

1 ½ hours to 2 hours       $11

2 hours to 2 1/2 hours      $13

1/2 hours to 24 hours    $15


Public Transportation

Bus

Visit cttransit.com or call the CT Transit Telephone Information Center at 203-624-0151 for times and more info.

Taxi
Citywide Taxi
203-777-0007
 
Ecuamex Taxi
203-624-3333
 
MetroTaxi
203-777-7777
 
Quick Taxi
203-777-7778
 
Yellow Taxi
203-777-7770

Additional Information


Lodging & Nearby Services

When patients are faced with short- or long-term inpatient hospital care, families and caregivers can stay comfortably nearby. The Suites at Yale New Haven is a new hotel offered by Yale New Haven Hospital. In addition, there are a number of hotels and accommodations in New Haven that fit all needs and budgets.

The Suites at Yale New Haven

Located minutes from Yale New Haven Hospital and its Smilow Cancer Hospital, Children's Hospital and Saint Raphael Campus, The Suites, at 25 Dwight Street in New Haven, includes 24 suites with extended stay options. Daily, weekly and monthly rates are available.

With all the comforts of home in a warm and welcoming setting, and just minutes away from Yale New Haven Hospital, The Suites offers many conveniences and amenities, including complimentary transportation to and from the hospital.

For more information and reservations, visit The Suites at Yale New Haven's Web site or call 203-654-7500.

The Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut

The Ronald McDonald House is a place where families can stay while their child is being treated at the hospital. A referral from a hospital staff member is required before a family can register as a guest at the House. A modest fee is charged per night.

YNHH offers transportation from the hospital to the Ronald McDonald House. Please call Protective Services at 203-688-2500 in advance of the time you would like to leave.

Visit the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut's Web site or call 203-777-LOVE for more information.

Other Area Hotels

For information about area hotels, please visit INFO New Haven or the Greater New Haven Convention and Visitor Bureau.

If you still have questions about where to stay when you visit Yale New Haven Hospital, please contact Patient Relations at 203-688-3430.