Getting to SWAH

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The South West Acute Hospital is located to the north of Enniskillen. The site is at Wolf Lough, off the main A32 Enniskillen to Omagh Road and approximately 1 mile from Enniskillen town.


Public Transport

The 397A Translink service offers 10 services, Monday – Friday and 6 services on a Saturday. Starting from Enniskillen Bus Centre, the route goes via Down Street and the Cornagrade Road to the South West Acute Hospital and then returns to the Bus Centre via the Cornagrade Road. The service starts at 7.10am, arriving at the South West Acute Hospital at 7.18am, and the last pick up from the South West Acute Hospital is at 8.56pm, arriving at the Bus Centre at 9.04pm.

Service 94 also offers services from the hospital site to and from Enniskillen bus depot and to and from Omagh.

For more information and for up-to-date bus times please telephone Translink T: (028) 9066 6630 or visit

Car Parking

There are a total of 931 spaces over 11 car park areas at the hospital. There are 695 free spaces and 236 spaces charged for. 187 spaces within the two tier multi-storey car park are chargeable and 49 in the Emergency Department (ED) area.

The charge rate for paid car parking is 70 pence per hour. Tariff signs will be displayed at the two entrances to the two tiered car park.

There are a number of pay stations located at the main entrance and Emergency Department entrance - you must pay BEFORE you return to your car.

Free Parking and Car Park Control Measures

Patients with specific acute conditions, who are required to attend the hospital on a regular basis, shall, during their period of treatment be entitled to free parking on site. Free car parking will be issued to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria.


To find out more about parking, including, concessionary guidelines and car parking control measures, please click here  

Questions and answers relating to parking at Altnagelvin Hospital and South West Acute Hospital:
  1. Are there disabled car parking spaces? Yes, there are disabled parking spaces on the hospital sites. Signage is in place for disabled bays. These are primarily located close to building entrances/exits.
  2. Are disabled parking spaces chargeable? Some of the disabled parking spaces are located within paid car parks and are chargeable but this is only a small number. The majority of disabled pace are currently in free parking areas.
  3. Do staff have to pay for park? No, staff do not have to pay for parking. The paid spaces however are accessible to any site user.
  4. What is an Unauthorised Parking Notice? This is an A4 sized notice that will be stuck on to one of the rear passenger windows of the vehicle. It states that the car is parking in a unauthorized area. A record of all notices issued will be maintained by the Western Trust.
  5. When do you issue an Unauthorised Parking Notice? An Unauthorised Parking Notice will be issued if you are parked on a pavement, on yellow lines or the grass.