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Directions and Parking

How to get to – and around – Inova L. J. Murphy Children's Hospital

Inova L. J. Murphy Children's Hospital
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA  22042
(Map and directions)


Closest entrance and parking garage for the children's hospital

  • Wellness Boulevard Entrance (accessed off Woodburn Road) and Green Garage (directly across from Inova L. J. Murphy Children's Hospital)

Other entrances and parking on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

  • Wellness Boulevard Entrance (accessed off Woodburn Road) and Gray Garage
  • Blue Entrance (accessed off Gallows Road) and Blue Garage
  • Red Entrance – Emergency Department and Emergency Department (valet only) parking (accessed off Gallows Road)


Valet parking is available at the Red Entrance, Blue Entrance and at the Surgery Center on Wellness Boulevard. There is a $5 charge for valet parking.

Parking rates

Parking in any parking garage – Green, Gray or Blue – is $5 per day. This fee is waived if the visitor exits within 30 minutes. Long-term parking passes are available from the parking cashier and in the lobby gift shops.

Public transportation

Bus and rail schedules are available at the information desk in the lobby of Inova Children's Hospital.

Metrobus and Fairfax Connector buses stop at the west side of the Green Garage near entrance 1.

  • Metro – rail and bus
  • Fairfax Connector – the Fairfax Connector bus stops at the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, home to Inova Children’s Hospital via the Gallows Northbound (401 Backlick) and Gallows Southbound (402 Backlick) routes
  • Fastran – Fastran is a subsidized service for Fairfax County residents, Fastran provides transportation to health care appointments for those who meet income guidelines. Confirmation of eligibility is required in advance. Call 703-222-9764.
  • Taxi serviceFairfax Yellow Cab (703-534-1111) maintains taxi hotlines in the hospital's lobby