Parking and Transportation

Parking places have been reserved for patients and visitors, especially around the main entrances and close to the emergency services. Visitor parking has a fee at Tays Central Hospital but is free of charge at our other hospitals.

Driving and parking at Tays Central Hospital

  • Drive to the main entrance, by the R building, from Teiskontie to Lääkärinkatu. The route to childbirth and paediatric emergency services is also from Teiskontie to Lääkärinkatu. Set address Lääkärinkatu on your navigator and then follow the signs on the area.

  • Drive to First Aid Unit Acuta and the units on Biokatu from Teiskontie and via Kuntokatu. Set address Kuntokatu or Biokatu on your navigator and follow the signs on the area.

Near the entrance, there is car park Riviparkki for clients, marked with 'P-asiakas' signs around the area.

Parking places for disabled persons are located to the left of the entrance of the R building. It is possible to escort patients to the front of the main entrance, but parking there is prohibited.

Parking at Tays has a fee on weekdays and midweek holidays from 8 am to 6 pm, and around the clock on all days of the week in front of First Aid Unit Acuta. The parking area of Tays Central Hospital is provided by Finnpark Oy.

New parking hall will be opened on May 2nd

New parking hall with over 200 parking spaces will be opened on May 2nd, 2018. The entrance is from Ensitie. Pricing: weekdays at 8–16: 2 euros/h, at other times: 0,50 euros/hour.

Shuttle bus service for parking hall customers on weekdays between 7.20–15.40

Free shuttle bus can take you from the parking hall to other units in Tays Keskusairaala Campus. First shuttle bus leaves from the parking hall at 7.20 and the last one at 15.40. Shuttle bus operates on weekdays. The whole route in Campus takes 20 minutes.

Bus route:

  • Parking Hall, Ensitie
  • Tays Eye Centre/Patient Hotel, Biokatu 14
  • Radius, Niveltie
  • Z-buildings, back yard
  • back to starting place at Parking Hall, Ensitie

Public transportation to Tays Central Hospital

When coming from downtown Tampere by bus, the stop closest to the main entrance of the R building at Tays Central Hospital is the Perhetukikeskus stop, i.e. the stop following the current Tays stop.

When coming from the direction of Kangasala, the stop closest to the main entrance is the Hoitokoti stop.

When arriving at First Aid Unit Acuta or the facilities on Biokatu, the closest stops are located by the intersection of Teiskontie and Kuntokatu.

From 4 June 2018 onwards, buses 5 and 32 drive also along Arvo Ylpön katu –street, having stops at Patient Hotel (Potilashotelli) and Tays Arvo.Route Guide Tampere Transport

Read more about special arrangements during the construction on the hospital area.

Parking at Tays Hatanpää, Valkeakoski, Sastamala and Pitkäniemi Hospitals

There are parking places reserved for patients and visitors near the main entrances of the hospitals. There are also other car parks in the area around the Pitkäniemi hospital. It is possible to escort patients to the front of the main entrance, but parking there is prohibited.

Client parking at Tays Hatanpää Hospital has a fee or time limitation. Client parking is free of charge at the Valkeakoski, Vammala and Pitkäniemi Hospitals.