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Children’s Hospital Entrance Change

Parking and Location Instructions

The main entrance to Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (1 Park Street) is temporarily closed. Patients and visitors should use the Smilow Cancer Hospital entrance, 35 Park Street.

Construction will not affect access to the Pediatric Emergency Department.

What entrance should patients and visitors use for non-emergency services (Pediatric Specialty Center, Women & Children’s Services, Labor & Delivery, inpatient YNHCH rooms) in the Children’s Hospital?

Patients and visitors should use the entrance located at Smilow Cancer Hospital, 35 Park Street. This entrance is a short walk around the corner from the Children’s Hospital (West Pavilion) entrance.

Where should patients and visitors go when they arrive?

Patients and visitors should check in at the Registration Desk at the Smilow Hospital entrance. Staff will direct them to their appointment or location.

 

  • What about patients in labor?
    Patients should use the entrance located at Smilow Cancer Hospital, 35 Park Street. Go directly to the front of the line. Staff will be available to assist 24/7.

Where should patients and visitors park?

We encourage patients and visitors to use Air Rights Garage, 60 York St., New Haven, to avoid valet parking delays.

  • Short-term parking spaces are on floors 4, 6 and 8.
    • Use the covered entrance on the garage’s 4th floor to access Smilow Cancer Hospital. Proceed to the registration desk for information. Parking rates: $1/hour for up to 7 hours; $20 for 7-24 hours
  • Valet Parking, 20 York St. (Yale New Haven Hospital Entrance) and 35 Park Street. (Smilow Cancer Hospital Entrance), New Haven
    • The hospital offers valet parking at the Yale New Haven Hospital entrance and at Smilow Cancer Hospital entrance, 5 am – 9 pm weekdays and 9 am – 9 pm weekends. Upon arrival, follow the signs for valet parking.

     

  • Parking Rates:

    Up to 1 hour: $7 2 - 2½ hours: $13
    1 - 1½ hours: $9 2½ - 7 hours: $15
    1½ - 2 hours: $11 7 - 24 hours: $25

What if I’m taking an Uber, Lyft or taxi to the Children’s Hospital?

Arriving: Have the driver drop you off at Smilow Cancer Hospital entrance, 35 Park St., New Haven.

Departing: Have the driver pick you up at the Yale New Haven Hospital entrance, 20 York St.

Does New Haven Transit have a bus route at 35 Park St?

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

Questions?

Visit ynhh.org for more information. We apologize for any inconvenience.