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Parking and Transportation


For your convenience, we offer free self-parking and free valet parking options at our facilities. We also offer shuttle transportation from select locations. Call ahead of your appointment if you have any questions about where to park. If your vehicle does not meet parking garage height restrictions, please use valet services.

Click here for a map (PDF) of all patient and patient visitor parking locations.

If you have questions, you can call Guest Services at (615) 322-5000.


Valet Service Notice

If you choose to use our free valet parking service on our 21st Avenue campus in Nashville, please be prepared for longer-than-usual wait times to drop off and pick up your vehicle. This is due to the ongoing staffing shortage affecting many businesses. If you are able to self-park, we encourage you to do so. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Free Valet Parking

Valet parking locations:

  • East Garage, Level 1: 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Main Hospital Drive: 5 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • The Vanderbilt Clinic: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Children's Hospital – South Garage (Level 1): 5 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Ingram Cancer Center/Preston: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Vanderbilt Eye Institute: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Free-Electron Laser Center: Appointment only
  • Adult Emergency Room: 24 hours, 7 days a week

Self Parking

On our main campus and at One Hundred Oaks, free self-parking locations include:

  • Medical Center East and Vanderbilt University Hospital towers – East Garage 
  • The Vanderbilt Clinic – Central Garage 
  • The Vanderbilt Clinic and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital – South Garage 
  • The Village at Vanderbilt – Ground-level and below-ground parking
  • Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks – surface lots around the building

Patient Shuttle Transportation

Shuttle transportation is available upon request. To request transport, patients and patient visitors may call (615) 936-1215 and select option 3. Please note that masks are currently required on shuttles and the number of riders is reduced to permit safe distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pick up and drop off is available at the following locations:

  • 2525 West End Ave. (mobility impaired)
  • Alive Hospice
  • Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Center
  • Baker Building (patients only)
  • Belle Meade Imaging
  • Crystal Terrace (3319 West End Ave.)
  • Extended Stay Hotel
  • Free Electron Laser (FEL)
  • Guesthouse Inn & Suites (mobility impaired)
  • Hillsboro Imaging
  • Hope Lodge (American Cancer Society)
  • Integrated Health (3401 West End Ave.)
  • Loews Hotel
  • Marriott Hotel (mobility impaired)
  • The Medical Building (1900 Patterson St.)
  • Medical Center East (level 2)
  • Medical Center North (canopy)
  • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • N Lot (mobility impaired)
  • Nashville Surgery Center
  • Natchez Trace Hospitality House
  • Patient Advocacy Office
  • Pinson Hospital Hospitality House
  • Preston Research Building
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Scarritt Bennett Center
  • Select Specialty Hospital (Baptist Select)
  • Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance
  • VA Hospital
  • The Vanderbilt Clinic
  • Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks (mobility impaired)
  • Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • Village at Vanderbilt
  • Walmart Hospitality House