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Travel Times to Warwick

Time to travel to the University of Warwick by Public Transport
Aston University 1hr
University of Birmingham 1hr - 1hr30
University of Leicester 1hr45 - 2hr15
Harper Adams University 2hr20 - 2hr50

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Birmingham, B4 7ET

In central Birmingham, Aston University is only 15 minutes from Birmingham New Street by foot or bus. From here, it is only 30 minutes to Coventry and 1hr10 to Leicester by train. The Aston University campus is located on a green 60 acre, self contained site in the centre of Birmingham, within 5-10 minutes walk of the main shopping, business and entertainment areas of the city.

Parking is available to visitors in Car Park 5 on Holt St for £6.20 a day and can be booked via the JustPark app. More detailed travel information can be found on Aston's siteLink opens in a new window.

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Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB

Harper Adams University is roughly 10 minutes from Newport, Shropshire, and the next nearest towns are Telford (15 minutes by car) and Stafford (30 minutes by car), although both are roughly 1hr away by public transport. Although Telford Central is the closest train station to Harper Adams, you may find more direct trains to Stafford or Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury has a bus service that stops at the campus. From Telford Central, Birmingham is 45 minutes, Coventry is 1hr20 and Leicester is 2hrs away by train. By car, Birmingham is 1 hr 20 mins, Coventry is 1hr 30 and Leicester is 2 hrs away from campus.

The nearest bank, dentist and doctor surgeries are located in Newport and full hospital in Telford. Further information on how to find them can be found on their website at travel information for students or the visitor page.

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Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Just south of Birmingham’s city centre, it can take under 15 minutes to travel to Birmingham’s main train station, Birmingham New Street. The University is the only UK university to have its own railway station on campus, known as ‘University Station’. The Station is a real asset to the University, making travel by train a convenient option for many. University Station is only two stops from Birmingham New Street where staff, students and visitors can catch trains to locations all across the country. The journey between the University and Birmingham New Street takes approximately eight minutes.

The University of Birmingham have both a static campus map and an interactive mapLink opens in a new window, as well as more information on travelling to campusLink opens in a new window and car parkingLink opens in a new window.

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Leicester, LE1 7RH

Only 10 minutes away from Leicester station, the University is very central in the city. The train journey to or from Birmingham is under 1hr, and to Coventry or to London is roughly 1hr15. Unfortunately there is not enough space to allow students to park on Campus during working hours (other than disabled students), but public car parks nearby will be the most convenient parking without University permits including students.

The University of Leicester has an interactive campus map with more information. The University is also associated with three local hospitals.

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Coventry, CV4 7AL

Based in south Coventry in the centre of England, travel to the city centre and train station takes around 20 minutes. From the station, it is only 30 minutes to Birmingham by train, 1hr40 to London, and 2hrs to Manchester. The School of Life Sciences is based on the Gibbet Hill Campus just south of the main campus, and the University offers an interactive mapLink opens in a new window and further information on car parking on campusLink opens in a new window.

The University of Warwick also offers a Bus on Demand serviceLink opens in a new window operating in the local areas.

Warwick also has a campus at Wellesbourne near Stratford-upon-Avon. If a potential supervisor mentions they are based at this campus, please get in touch with us at for more information.