Parking, Transportation, and Maps

This information is for patients and their families:

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) entrance hours

Emergency Entrance

Open 24 hours. Please do not use the Emergency Entrance for non-emergency reasons between 5 am and 8 pm.

Main Entrance

  • Open from 5:30 am to 8:00 pm.
  • After 8:00 pm: Check in or out at the Emergency Entrance until 11 pm.

East Entrance

Open Monday through Friday, 5 am to 6 pm.

Faulkner Entrance

  • Open Monday through Friday, 5:30 am to 8:00 pm.
  • Saturdays, 7:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Inpatient Visitor Entrance (Patient Pavilion)

  • Open from 5 am to 11 pm, 7 days a week.
  • Follow signs for Entrance #2. This is the Inpatient Visitor Entrance.
  • There is an Inpatient Visitor Parking Lot for anyone visiting a patient at the hospital.
  • If you need to enter the building after hours, enter through the Emergency Department. Signs will direct you from the Inpatient Parking Lot to the Emergency Department entrance.

Norris Cotton Cancer Care Pavilion Lebanon Entrance

Open Monday through Friday, 5:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Parking Garage

  • Open Monday through Friday, 5:30 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

DHMC parking map

View and print the DHMC Parking Map (PDF).

Parking information

For your appointment

Follow signs to the Faulkner Building and Parking Garage. The Parking Garage has a direct entrance to the fourth level of the Faulkner Building.

When visiting patients in the hospital

Learn about our discharge locations and picking up your friend or loved one when they are ready to leave the hospital.

Parking help

Security employee with patient in wheelchair at Main Entrance

Parking help is available at the Main Entrance from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Special help is also available if your escort must remain with you for safety or direct care needs.

To request parking help, drive up to the Main Entrance doors and speak with the parking officer.

Accessible parking

A number of handicap-accessible parking spaces are available at the Main Entrance and Parking Garage Entrance. Handicap spaces in the Parking Garage are located on every level next to the elevators. Below please find maps to aid in finding accessible parking:

Courtesy cart

Courtesy cart at Main Entrance with masked patient stepping off cart

A courtesy cart is available for transporting you to and from the Main Entrance. This service is available all year round except during winter storms.

  • To request a ride before you park, drive up to the Main Entrance and speak with the parking officer.
  • To request a ride after you park in the Main Entrance parking lot, look for the courtesy cart and wave to the driver.

Let the parking officer know when you're ready to return to your vehicle. The courtesy cart will come to pick you up at the Main Entrance and take you to your car.

Mobility scooters

Woman, masked riding on mobility scooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Mobility scooters are available for sign-out at the Main Entrance and Parking Garage Entrance between 7 am and 5 pm.


Wheelchairs are available at all patient entrances. Wheelchair assistance and escorts are available at the Main Entrance for those with difficulty walking.

We ask that you not use wheelchairs in the Parking Garage to keep you safe. If you need help getting to or from your car, please consider using the Main Entrance.

Electric vehicle charging

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are available at the following locations for patient and visitor use:

  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Heater Road
  • DHMC Parking Garage Level 9
  • DHMC Patient Pavilion Lot A
  • Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care
  • Outpatient Surgery Center

DHMC floor maps

Floor maps are available as PDFs by floor level in several languages.

Taxis and public transportation

All bus services are wheelchair accessible, and some require a reservation.

Transportation service Telephone
Advance Transit Bus 802-295-1824
Big Yellow Taxi 603-643-8294
Concord Coach Lines 603-228-3300
The Current (Connecticut River Transit) 888-869-6287
Dartmouth Mini-Coach 603-448-2800
Door-to-Door Driving Services 603-996-1522
Greyhound (formerly Vermont Transit) 800-231-2222
Hanover Limousine (24hrs/day, 7 days/week) 603-298-8880
Stagecoach Transportation Services 800-427-3553
Lebanon Taxi (6:30 am to 10:00 pm, 7 days/week) 603-448-7027
Twin State Cab 603-252-7878
North Country Auto 603-448-0538