Directions to Our Center

Directions to Our Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
Washington University Medical Center

All lanes of I-64/US40 will be closed in both directions until December 31, 2009 while the east half of the I-64/US40 reconstruction project is underway. Please plan ahead when traveling to Barnes-Jewish Hospital during the final phase of the I-64 reconstruction project.

To Barnes-Jewish Hospital South
FROM THE NORTH
Traveling South on I-270
1. Take I-64/US40 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Follow signs to I-170 North.
3. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
4. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5 miles.
5. EXIT at the South Kingshighway exit ramp and follow Kingshighway south for approximately 0.4 miles.
6. Turn LEFT at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
7. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

Traveling from West and North of St. Louis
1. From I-70 or I-270, take I-170 SOUTH
2. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto RAMP for Forest Park Parkway.
3. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5 miles.
4. EXIT at the South Kingshighway exit ramp and follow Kingshighway south for approximately 0.4 miles.
5. Turn LEFT at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
6. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

Traveling from IL-255 to I-55
1. From Alton, follow IL-255 SOUTH towards St. Louis.
2. At Exit 25B, exit RIGHT onto ramp (I-55 SOUTH). Follow signs to St. Louis.
3. In Missouri, proceed straight, going WEST, after the Mississippi River bridge to I-64/US40. NOTE: I-64/US40 Detour Signs may direct you to take I-70. Do not follow these detour signs. I-64/US40 will be OPEN to the Medical Center.
4. Continue WEST on I-64/US40 to exit 36AB (Kingshighway Boulevard).
5. Turn RIGHT onto South Kingshighway. Staying in the righthand lane, proceed for 0.2 miles.
6. Turn RIGHT onto Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
7. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

FROM THE SOUTH
Traveling North on I-55
1. Take I-55 NORTH to exit 207B and exit LEFT on ramp for I-44 West.
2. Travel 2.7 miles and, at exit 287B (Vandeventer Ave), exit RIGHT onto ramp.
3. Proceed STRAIGHT across intersection onto McRee Ave.
4. Turn RIGHT (North) onto Kingshighway Blvd.
5. Proceed NORTH on Kingshighway for approximately 1 mile.
6. Immediately after crossing over I-64/US40, turn RIGHT onto Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
7. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

Traveling Northwest on I-270
1. Take I-64/US40 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Follow signs to I-170 North.
3. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
4. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5 miles.
5. EXIT at the South Kingshighway exit ramp and follow Kingshighway south for approximately 0.4 miles.
6. Turn LEFT at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
7. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South Entrance.

FROM THE EAST
Traveling West on I-64/US40 from Illinois
1. From Illinois, follow I-64/US40 or I-55/I-70 WEST towards St. Louis.
2. In Missouri, proceed STRAIGHT, going WEST, after the Mississippi River bridge to I-64/US40. NOTE: I-64/US40 Detour Signs may direct you to take I-70. Do not follow these detour signs. I-64/US40 will be OPEN to the Medical Center.
3. Continue WEST on I-64/US40 to exit 36AB (Kingshighway Boulevard).
4. Turn RIGHT onto South Kingshighway. Staying in the righthand lane, proceed for 0.2 miles.
5. Turn RIGHT onto Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
6. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

Traveling from IL-255 to I-55
1. From Alton, follow IL-255 SOUTH towards St. Louis.
2. At exit 25B, exit RIGHT onto ramp (I-55 SOUTH). Follow signs to St. Louis.
3. In Missouri, proceed straight, going WEST, after the Mississippi River bridge to I-64/US40. NOTE: I-64/US40 Detour Signs may direct you to take I-70. Do not follow these detour signs. I-64/US40 will be OPEN to the Medical Center.
4. Continue WEST on I-64/US40 to exit 36AB (Kingshighway Boulevard).
5. Turn RIGHT onto South Kingshighway. Staying in the righthand lane, proceed for 0.2 miles.
6. Turn RIGHT onto Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
7. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

FROM THE WEST
Traveling East on I-64/US40

1. Take I-64/US40 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Follow signs to I-170 North.
3. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
4. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5 miles.
5. EXIT at the South Kingshighway exit ramp and follow Kingshighway south for approximately 0.4 miles.
6. Turn LEFT at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
7. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

Traveling East on I-44
1. Take I-44 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Exit RIGHT down ramp at Exit 287A (Kingshighway).
3. Turn LEFT (North) from the exit ramp onto Kingshighway Boulevard.
4. Proceed NORTH on Kingshighway for approximately 1 mile.
5. Immediately after crossing over I-64/US40, turn RIGHT onto Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
6. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

Traveling from West and North of St. Louis
1. From I-70 or I-270, take I-170 SOUTH.
2. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
3. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5 miles.
4. EXIT at the South Kingshighway exit ramp and follow Kingshighway south for approximately 0.4 miles.
5. Turn LEFT at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.
6. The south parking garage is on your right. For valet service, turn LEFT into the dropoff area in front of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital South entrance.

To the Center for Advanced Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital North
FROM THE NORTH
Traveling South on I-270
1. Take I-64/US40 EAST towards St. Louis
2. Follow signs to I-170 North.
3. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
4. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5.4 miles.
5. After passing the Kingshighway overpass, immediately get into RIGHT lane.
6. At next traffic light, turn RIGHT (South) onto Euclid Avenue.
7. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

Traveling from West and North of St. Louis
1. From I-70 or I-270, take I-170 SOUTH.
2. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
3. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5.4 miles.
4. After passing the Kingshighway overpass, immediately get into RIGHT lane.
5. Turn RIGHT (South) onto Euclid Ave.
6. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

Traveling from IL-255 to I-55
1. From Alton, follow IL-255 SOUTH towards St. Louis.
2. At exit 25B, exit RIGHT onto ramp (I-55 SOUTH). Follow signs to St. Louis
3. In Missouri, proceed straight, going WEST, after the Mississippi River bridge to I-64/US40. NOTE: I-64/US40 Detour Signs may direct you to take I-70. Do not follow these detour signs. I-64 will be OPEN to the Medical Center.
4. Continue WEST on I-64/US40 to exit 38A (Forest Park Ave.)
5. Take Exit 38A, following signs to Forest Park Ave. and proceed WEST for 2.2 miles to Euclid Ave.
6. Turn LEFT (South) onto Euclid Ave.
7. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

FROM THE SOUTH
Traveling North on I-55

1. Take I-55 NORTH to exit 207B and exit LEFT on ramp for I-44 West.
2. Travel 2.7 miles and, at exit 287B (Vandeventer Ave), exit RIGHT onto ramp.
3. Proceed STRAIGHT across intersection onto McRee Ave.
4. Turn RIGHT (North) onto Kingshighway Blvd.
5. Proceed north on Kingshighway past Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza and Children’s Place.
6. Turn RIGHT (East) onto Parkview Place.
7. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your left.

Traveling Northwest on I-270
1. Take I-64/US40 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Follow signs to I-170 North.
3. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
4. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5.4 miles.
5. Just past Kingshighway overpass, immediately get into RIGHT lane.
6. At next traffic light, turn RIGHT (South) onto Euclid Avenue.
7. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

FROM THE EAST
Traveling West on I-64/US40 from Illinois
1. From Illinois, follow I-64/US40 or I-55/I-70 WEST towards St. Louis.
2. In Missouri, proceed STRAIGHT, going WEST, after the Mississippi River bridge to I-64/US-40. NOTE: I-64/US40 Detour Signs may direct you to take I-70. Do not follow these detour signs. I-64/US40 will be OPEN to the Medical Center.
3. Continue WEST on I-64/US40 to exit 38A (Forest Park Ave.).
4. Take Exit 38A, following signs to Forest Park Ave. and proceed WEST for 2.2 miles to Euclid Ave.
5. Turn LEFT (South) onto Euclid Ave.
6. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

Traveling from IL-255 to I-55
1. From Alton, follow IL-255 SOUTH towards St. Louis.
2. At exit 25B, exit RIGHT onto ramp (I-55 SOUTH). Follow signs to St. Louis.
3. In Missouri, proceed straight, going WEST, after the Mississippi River bridge to I-64/US40. NOTE: I-64/US40 Detour Signs may direct you to take I-70. Do not follow these detour signs. I-64/US40 will be OPEN to the Medical Center.
4. Continue WEST on I-64/US40 to exit 38A (Forest Park Ave.).
5. Turn LEFT (South) onto Euclid Ave.
6. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

FROM THE WEST
Traveling East on I-64/US40
1. Take I-64/US40 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Follow signs to I-170 North.
3. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
4. Follow Forest Park Parkway EAST for approximately 5.4 miles.
5. Just past Kingshighway overpass, immediately get into RIGHT lane.
6. At next traffic light, turn RIGHT (South) onto Euclid Avenue.
7. The Center for Advanced medicine is on your right.

Traveling East on I-44
1. Take I-44 EAST towards St. Louis.
2. Exit RIGHT down ramp at Exit 287A (Kingshighway).
3. Turn LEFT (North) from the exit ramp onto Kingshighway Boulevard.
4. Follow Kingshighway Boulevard NORTH, crossing over I-64/US-40.
5. Proceed NORTH on Kingshighway past Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza and Children’s Place.
6. Turn RIGHT (East) onto Parkview Place.
7. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your left.

Traveling from West and North of St. Louis
1. From I-70 or I-270, take I-170 SOUTH.
2. At Exit 1E, exit RIGHT onto ramp for Forest Park Parkway.
3. Follow Forest Park Pkwy EAST for approximately 5.4 miles.
4. Just past Kingshighway overpass, immediately get into RIGHT lane.
5. Turn RIGHT (South) onto Euclid Ave.
6. The Center for Advanced Medicine is on your right.

PARKING
Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers three parking facilities for patients and visitors. The garages are connected to the hospital by covered, overhead walkways.  When confirming your appointment, please be sure to find out which garage is closest to the area you are visiting or receiving treatment.

South Parking Garage: The most convenient garage for outpatient visits in the Queeny Tower and inpatient surgical procedures. The south subsurface parking garage is located near the corner of Kingshighway Boulevard and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, across the street from the hospital’s south entrance. The clearance is 6'8".  The three-level garage is connected to the main level of the hospital by an enclosed pedestrian walkway. Handicap parking is available on level 2 (blue level), west of the escalator.

North Parking Garage: A convenient garage for those who are visiting Barnes-Jewish North, or the Center for Advanced Medicine. It is located at the corner of Euclid and Parkview Pl. Clearance is 8'2" and it is connected to the third floor of the hospital by an enclosed pedestrian walkway. Handicap parking is located on all levels and a convenient drop-off area is located on the third level.

Forest Park Laclede Garage: An above-ground parking structure serving Barnes-Jewish North. The entrance is located on Laclede Ave., near the intersection of Euclid and Forest Park. Handicap parking is available on every level near the elevators. Clearance is 8'2" and it is connected to the hospital by an enclosed pedestrian walkway. The Forest Park Laclede Garage is closed on weekends and holidays.

Shuttle Service and Public Transportation
Free, wheelchair-accessible, shuttle service is available to Barnes-Jewish Hospital patients and visitors from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday. Shuttle busses stop at the following locations on the Washington University Medical Center campus:

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital South, West Pavilion (entrance located off of Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza).
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital South, Wohl Clinic (entrance located off of Children's Place).
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital (entrance located off of Children's Place).
  • Center for Advanced Medicine (entrance located off of Parkview Place).
  • Barnes Lodge (entrance located off of Clayton Avenue

The shuttle completes its route every 25 minutes. Stops are made at the Ronald McDonald House and Hope Lodge every two hours. The shuttle no longer makes stops at area hotels and motels.

Public Transportation
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is served by several modes of public transportation, including Metrolink light transit and Bi-State bus lines. MetroLink is the light transit line for the St. Louis metropolitan area. It currently runs from Lambert Airport, through the downtown area and across the Mississippi river into Illinois. The Euclid Avenue MetroLink stop is located on the medical center campus, one-half block from Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Hours of operation for MetroLink are from approximately 5 a.m. to midnight every day. Bi-State is the public bus service for the St. Louis metropolitan area. Barnes-Jewish Hospital is served by the following routes:

  • Forest Park/Clayton
  • Forest Park Shuttle
  • Kingshighway
  • Taylor
  • Union

To request schedules or more information about public transportation, contact Guest Services at 314-362-5196 or toll free 800-451-4892.