Location

Our Vacation School will take place at the University of Warwick. Keynote lectures will be held at the Zeeman Building (room MS.03), Central Campus. Our Workshops will take place in Milburn House (at the Writer’s Room and room G.03), at the Science Park.

To access the University of Warwick campus map, click here. To see the University interactive campus map, click here.

Getting to the University of Warwick

Travelling by Car

If you are coming by car, you can use our postcode with route planning services like Google Maps, or with your sat nav to find your way to the University. As you get closer to the area, joining the A45 or A46, there will be signs marked “University of Warwick” to help you find us.

To know about the parking arrangements on campus click here.

Travelling by Rail

Coventry Rail Station

Coventry Rail Station, approximately four miles from the campus, is the nearest main-line train station to the University. If you’re travelling locally, you may find the nearer, but less frequently served, Canley Rail Station or Tile Hill Rail Station more convenient. You can easily reach Coventry Rail Station from London (Euston) and Birmingham, which run regular and frequent services direct to Coventry. From Coventry Station, there are frequent local bus services to the University.

Follow the signs from the station to Warwick Road (a 2 minute walk) and from there catch the National Express 12X, which travels onto main campus. More information on bus travel to the University can be found here.

Taxis are also available from outside of the station.

Birmingham New Street Rail Station

During weekdays trains from Birmingham New Street depart for Coventry on average every 10 minutes. The journey takes between 20-30 minutes depending on which service is used.

London Midland offer a regular rail service that stops at local rail stations including Canley Rail Station which is a 25 minute walk, or a shorter bike ride or taxi journey than from the main Coventry Rail Station to campus.

Birmingham International Rail Station

The station that serves Birmingham Airport is Birmingham International. During weekdays trains depart from Birmingham International to Coventry on average every 10 minutes. The journey takes between 10-15 minutes depending on which service you use.

London Midland offer a regular rail service that stops at local rail stations including Canley Rail Station which is a 25 minute walk, or a shorter bike ride or taxi journey than from the main Coventry Rail Station to campus.

Using Local Buses 

Local buses offer a frequent and convenient way of travelling to and from campus. There are regular bus services to the University campus from Coventry city centre and Coventry rail station, with the journey taking about 30 minutes.

From Leamington Spa

These services all connect the University to Leamington Spa:

From Coventry City Centre & Coventry rail station

These services all connect the University to Coventry City Centre and Coventry rail station:

  • National Express 12X – this express service goes directly from the City Centre to campus, via Coventry Rail station.
  • National Express 11 & 11U – these services come from Coventry City Centre and Coventry rail station to campus via Earlsdon

From Kenilworth

These services all connect the University to Kenilworth:

  • Stagecoach U2 – this service comes from Leamington Spa, through Kenilworth, and on to campus.
  • National Express 11 – this service comes from Leamington Spa, through Kenilworth, and on to campus.

From other areas of Coventry

This service connects the University to other areas of Coventry:

  • Travel de Courcey 60 – this service goes from the University to University Hospital in Walsgrave, Coventry and to the Ricoh Arena.
  • Travel de Courcey 43 – this service goes from the University to Eastern Green in Coventry via Tile Hill.