Birmingham New Street Station is the nearest main-line station to Aston University, a short, flat 10-15 minutes walk away through the main shopping areas of the city along Corporation Street. The station has direct lines to most parts of the UK and many local services.
Some regional and national services arrive at Birmingham Snow Hill and Moor Street stations, which are a short ten minute walk from campus. View an interactive map of the route from Snow Hill station to Aston University. Please check your timetable to ensure you know which station you are arriving at.
Visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/ to plan your train journey, or call National Rail Enquires on +44(0)845 484 950.
Don’t forget that if you’re 26 or under, or a full time student, you’re eligible for a Young Person’s Rail Card, which can save you up to a third on train fares.
Some regional and national services arrive at Birmingham Snow Hill and/or Birmingham Moor Street stations (including direct trains from London Marylebone) – please check your timetable. The Midland Metro Tram service from Wolverhampton and North West Birmingham also terminates at Snow Hill station.
Taxis (London-style black cabs seating 5) can be hired from the taxi rank at New Street Station and cost around £5 to the University. There is also a taxi rank on campus (on Aston Street by the mini roundabout) to get back to the station.
As a first time or returning visitor to Aston University you might notice a few changes to our city centre campus. Major campus developments and investments from 2010-14 in student accommodation, sports, research and academic facilities