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United Hospital is also accessible via public transportation. Use the Metro Transit Trip Planner for detailed route information.
Maps and directions are subject to change.
Parking at United Hospital
Parking is available for patients and visitors of United Hospital and Children's Hospitals and Clinics - St. Paul in four parking ramps on campus — the Gold, Blue, Green and Red ramps — differentiated by the color on the signs and the parking tickets issued upon entrance. All ramps are connected to the hospitals by underground corridors.
Escorts are available by calling the operator or by dialing extension 18966 on any hospital telephone. If calling from the ramp or using a cell phone, please dial 651-241-8966.
There is limited off-street parking that is almost entirely zoned from 15-minute to two-hour parking only. Be sure to check parking signs carefully if you park on the street near the hospital campus. Street parking is restricted and enforced by the city of St. Paul.
Valet parking is available for patients and visitor from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday at the main entrance of the hospital and everyday from noon to 10 p.m. at the Emergency Department entrance of the hospital.
Valet parking rates are:
Parking for the Nasseff Specialty Center is located in the lot adjacent to the building on Chestnut.
For more information, call the Guest Service Center at
United Hospital offers a wide range of amenities for patients and their families.
The Guest Service Center, located in the main lobby at United Hospital, provides patients, family members and visitors the support they need during their stay or visit to our hospital.
We offer a variety of services and information. If you need help navigating our campus or you need to find a patient, please stop by the Guest Service Desk in the main lobby of the hospital.
United Hospital amenities include:
Child-centered expertise at United
An expert in child development is available to help children when a parent or adult family member is hospitalized at United Hospital. Typical situations include:
For more information, call Colleen Lacey, child life specialist, at 651-241-2358 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General visiting hours:
Request to visitors:
To schedule van transportation call
United Hospital’s transportation program provides van service to the hospital and affiliated metropolitan area physicians’ offices for patients coming from Greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Patients qualifying for this service include those who:
The van service does not provide transport for residents of the 9-county Twin Cities metro area.
Customized pickup and drop off locations
The time and place of pickup is designated by the Van Service coordinator
when the reservation is verified. Patients should be available 15 minutes prior
to their scheduled pickup time. Due to time restrictions, the van will only
wait five minutes after the scheduled pick up time.
* effective 6/1/2014
In addition to cash or check, riders can pay for the van fee by using their
Visa or MasterCard.
Park and ride plan
Patients can drive to a designated location just outside the metro area, park
their vehicle and ride the van to the hospital. For convenience purposes, specific
park and ride areas have been designated for different regions of the state.
The park and ride location will be the last stop on the way to the hospital.
For the closest park and ride location near you, call the Van Service coordinator
To schedule van transportation
The van is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations
must be made by noon the day before the scheduled trip. For coordination purposes,
call the Van Service coordinator at 1-800-258-1210 before scheduling your appointment
with the hospital or physician. A staff member can help arrange appointments
to best fit the van service schedule.