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Travel directions to the Gibbet Hill Campus

Gibbet Hill Campus

By rail

There are various rail stations that are easily accessed from the campus and they offer excellent links to Birmingham, London and many other major UK cities. The nearest train station is Coventry which is about 15 minutes by taxi from the Gibbet Hill Campus. Train information and timetables can be found at

By bus

Local buses offer a frequent and convenient way of travelling to and from campus. There are regular bus services to the University from Coventry City Centre and Coventry Rail Station. Bus information and timetables can be found at If you would like assistance about which service you require, call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 where staff will be able to assist with planning your journey.

By car

From the North - From the M69/M6 interchange (M6 Jct 2) take A46 towards Warwick and Coventry S & E. After approximately 3.5 miles you will reach Tollbar End roundabout (junction with A45). At the roundabout, follow signs for A45 Birmingham. After approximately 3 miles you will come to the A429 (Kenilworth Road), turn left towards Kenilworth. At the roundabout turn right into Gibbet Hill Road and then after approximately a minute, on the right hand side you will see the University of Warwick sign by the entrance to the Gibbet Hill Campus on the right hand side.

From the South East - From M45 Jct 1 take A45 towards Coventry. After approximately 7 miles you will reach Tollbar End roundabout (junction with A46) follow signs for A45 Birmingham. Now follow directions as for arriving from the North.

From the South - From M40 Jct 15 take A46 towards Coventry. After approximately 8 miles leave the A46 at junction signposted 'University of Warwick and Stoneleigh.' After a further 1.5 miles you will cross the A429 (Kenilworth Road). The School of Life Sciences is on the right as you go down Gibbet Hill Road.

From the West - From M42 Jct 6 take A45 towards Coventry. After approximately 9 miles you will pass a large Sainsbury store on your left. At the next roundabout (Fire Station on right) take the right-hand exit, signposted University and Canley. Follow signs for University of Warwick (and Warwick Arts Centre) across two roundabouts. Continue along Kirby Corner Road and turn left at the last roundabout (signposted Warwick Arts Centre). Continue straight across the next roundabout (you will pass the main University entrance and security gate on the left) and continue up the road straight at the next roundabout until you reach the School of Life Sciences on the left before the junction with the A429.

Please note that satellite navigation systems may not bring you directly to the site using our postcode. If you experience difficulties please use the alternative postcode CV4 7AJ

Car Parking

An Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) parking system is in place in the Gibbet Hill car parks. Find out more

SLS Reception can pre-register visitors to Gibbet Hill if a registration number and cost code are provided. Visitors can also register on the day using an iPad in the reception area. Please note, we cannot take card payments but accept cash (this can be charged to department code if necessary).

Postal address:

School of Life Sciences
Gibbet Hill Campus
The University of Warwick
United Kingdom

Tel: 024 7657 4251