How to find us - University College Birmingham

How to find us

How would you be getting here?

By Car

Due to our unique city centre location car parking space is limited. There are no student car parking spaces on the campus with the exception of a space for the mobility impaired. However, there are several Pay and Display car parks in close proximity to the University.

NCP Car Park, Newhall Street

Please note we are situated in a Clean Air Zone

By Coach

Our coach station located in Digbeth, you'll find some of the city's most popular attractions. Coach services run frequently to Birmingham Central Coach Station from all major towns, cities and airports.

By Rail

Birmingham New Street Station is served by a fast Intercity link from London Euston and is just a few minutes walk from the University. Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham Moor Street welcome trains from London Marylebone. The journey by fast train from London takes 90 minutes.

By Bus

With hundreds of brand-new eco-efficient buses hitting the roads, in Birmingham. Our city centre location makes us easy to reach by bus from all parts of the city and throughout the West Midlands.

By Metro

The Metro network stretches from Birmingham to Wolverhampton. It operates through some of the busiest areas, including Snow Hill, Corporation Street, Grand Central, Broad Street and Five Ways, all of which are only a few minutes away from our campus. 

Looking for a specific campus?

Places of interest


  • Library of Birmingham
    It has been described as the largest public library in the United Kingdom  the largest public cultural space in Europe. Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2ND
  • Birmingham Symphony Hall
    The International Convention Centre is a major conference venue that incorporates Symphony Hall. Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA
  • The Mailbox
    It serves as the base for BBC Birmingham and houses one of seven Harvey Nichols department stores in the United Kingdom. 7 Commercial St, Birmingham B1 1RS
  • Bullring & Grand Central 
    Contemporary, landmark shopping centres with diverse high-street fashion and household shops, plus restaurants. Moor St, Birmingham B5 4BU
  • Birmingham Arena
    Arena Birmingham is an indoor arena and sporting venue in the centre of the City. King Edwards Rd, Birmingham B1 2AA
  • St Phillips Cathedral
    Built in 1715 as the parish church “on the hill”, St Philip’s is Grade I listed and one of the oldest buildings in the city still used for its original purpose. Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB

Staying for longer?

If you’re visiting a student, or attending an open day event, and looking for overnight accommodation, ibis Hotels are offering a 20% discount on your stay. The nearest ibis hotel to our campus is the ibis Styles Birmingham Centre Hotel, situated on Lionel Street. Please use the link below to make your booking.

Make a booking

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