Travel to Swedish Medical Center

The Hospital’scommitment to treatment goes beyond just words, something greater than just what they strive for. This is exemplified and shown in everything that the hospital engages in. This commitment defines what the hospital stands for and starts with the dedication that the patients are accorded for their healthcare in the region.

For these and other reasons, patients travel from far away locations to come and get treatment or second opinions from Swedish Medical Center.

Although many insurance service provides cover the cost of treatment, travel expenses are usually not covered. Proper plans should be put in place so that the patient keeps their travel expenses down. If you are unable to meet your travel expenses, you can consult our directory of charitable organizations that arrange free travel for medical purposes.

The Swedish Medical Center puts the patient safety above everything else. This is exemplified by the way the center offers continuous training to the members of the staff that numbers upwards of 10,000 individuals through putting emphasis on communication techniques, error prevention tools as well as team support exercises. The hospital is renowned for the promotion of sustainability in all levels in its organization.

If you cannot afford travel for medical treatment, use our directory of charitable organizations that can help arrange no-cost transportation for you.

About Swedish Medical Center                                                                           

Since its inception in 1910, the center has been putting a lot of emphasis on the safety of the patients while providing high quality healthcare services. Additionally, Swedish Medical Center also commits itself to provide the best working conditions for the staff. It has grown to become the largest and most comprehensive medical system in Seattle today. It has been a common feeling that the hospital provides the best setting for medical practice in the whole of Pacific Northwest, where the staff is given individualized orientation, continuous professional advancement opportunities as well as continuous training. These professionals are also awarded munificent remunerations and benefits.

Those professionals working at the Swedish Medical Center are inspired by shared work values and expert standards to do their very best for patients and for each other as well. All these qualities combine and work together to make this hospital a unique healthcare center.

Swedish Medical Center, with five hospital campuses is the largest not-for-profit medical care provider in Seattle area. These campuses are First Hill, Ballard, Cherry Hill, Issaquah and Edmonds. This is without mentioning that the hospital also has ambulatory care services Mill Creek and Redmond plus hundreds of primary care and clinics in the greater Puget Sound region.

Due to the innovative healthcare that the hospital offers, it has been made a referral center for procedures such as robotic-assisted operations as well as specialist treatments in cancer care, cardiovascular care, orthopedics, neuroscience, obstetrics, pediatrics, transplant of organs as well as research in clinical practices.

The Providence Health & Services is an affiliation of Swedish Medical Center. This is a catholic nonprofit organization that was started by Sisters of Providence in 1856. Providence has 34 hospitals on its sleeves, 475 physician clinics in five States served by more than 76,000 members of staff.

Patient & Visitor Information

The staff in Swedish Medical Center is committed to offering the best healthcare that the center is known for. The well-being of the patients is paramount and makes their stay in the hospital as comfy as it can be.

Getting to Swedish Medical Center

By Air

Getting to Swedish Medical Center from around the world is easy. This is because the region is served by both national domestic and international airports. Among the airports in King County, Seattle and that can help you access the Swedish Medical Center hospitals in the area include the following among others;

  • Boeing Field
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • Renton Municipal Airport

Once you are in the airport of your choice depending on where you are coming from, you will find that in the airports there are information desks that provide details of transportation and directions. Consult these desks for transportation options available for all five Swedish Hospital Medical Center campuses in the region.

In these airports and around the county, there are both private and public transportation options that patients and families traveling to the hospital can use. These include private car hire services, cabs, taxis and other transportation options. The area is also served by a network of trains that can be used by patients to travel to and from the hospital. Depending on where you are coming from and the Swedish Medical Center campus that you are interested in going, you can get any transportation option that suits your preferences.

If you need to fly to Swedish Medical Center Stanford,use our Flight Search to find the best fares.The closest airport to Swedish Medical Center Stanford with commercial service is Renton Municipal Airport. Swedish Medical Center Stanford is around 1 miles from Renton Municipal Airport (Get Directions Here).

If you are flexible, or have not yet booked your appointment, use our Price Calendar to find the best days to fly and book your medical appointment accordingly.

By Public Transportation

The region is served by a fleet of buses that are provided by the local authorities. The King County Metro system provides many buses that can be used to travel in and out of the region. In addition to providing the largest network of buses, Metro also provides paratransit services, vanpools nd other transportation options in the region. In addition again, Metro also operates Sound Transit regional express buses that can be used by patients to travel to and from the hospital and other neighboring areas. You also have the option to use Link Light rail as well as Seattle streetcar.

Using the network of buses provided by King County Metro Transit, patients and their loved ones can access the hospital from airports. They can also be used to travel from the hospitals to the hotels and other lodging places that the patients and their loved ones can choose.

  • Uber and Lyft are inexpensive and convenient options for local transportation. Click on the links to sign up with one or both of these services before your trip.
  • If you need medical transport, for example, wheelchair transportation, use our medical transport directory to find options in the San Diego area.
  • Finally, if you would prefer to book a ride in advance, use our advance ride finder.

Lodging Options for Swedish Medical Center

There are many lodging options for Swedish Medical Center campuses that the patients and their loved ones can choose from. These include the following based on the vicinity to Cherry Hill Campus and they are all within a mile;

  • Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway Seattle:
  • Inn at Virginia Mason Seattle:
  • Sorrento Hotel Seattle:
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Convention Center Seattle:
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle:
  • Renaissance Madison Hotel Seattle:


Swedish campuses

First Hill Campus (Seattle): 206-386-6000
Cherry Hill Campus (Seattle): 206-320-2000
Ballard Campus: 206-782-2700
Issaquah (main switchboard): 425-313-4000
Edmonds (main number): 425-640-4000
Mill Creek and Redmond (main Swedish switchboard): 206-386-6000

Locate a patient at a Swedish facility

Call 206-386-6000.