How to get here

Travelling by bicycle

If you are planning to cycle to Aston University, you can plan your route using CycleStreets.

There are bike shelters on campus and changing facilities are available.

Travelling by car and parking


Postcode: B4 7ET 


The University can be accessed from:

•    M6, Junction 6 (Aston Expressway)
•    M5, Junction 3 (Hagley Road)
•    M42, Junction 6 (Coventry Road)

Google maps: Directions


There are 10 car parks spread across the campus. 

We patrol the campus car parks to deter and prevent any possible criminal activity, and to make sure vehicles are authorised. Unauthorised vehicles will be subject to penalty charge notices. 

We carry the Park Mark accreditation and make sure our car parks meet current codes of practice.

Parking for visitors:

We have two car parks for visitors on campus:

•    Car park 5: Holt Street, B7 4BH - £5.50 per visit (6am to 10pm)
•    Car park 6: Coleshill Street, B7 4EJ (evenings and weekends only)

We recommend you visit JustPark, where you can find the nearest available parking, get costs, reserve spaces (where applicable) and pay online.

We do have spaces for disabled parking, which will need to be reserved in advance. If you require disabled parking, please contact the person or department you are visiting.

Parking for staff:

If you are staff, you will need to register for parking online.

Parking for students:

If you are a student, please note that we do not offer student parking and encourage public transport instead. If you are a blue badge holder, please email:

Travelling by plane

The nearest airport is Birmingham International airport.

A free shuttle service runs regularly between Birmingham International airport and Birmingham International train station, and takes less than 10 minutes. 

Travelling by public transport

By bus 

If you’re planning on travelling by bus, timetable information is available from Travel West Midlands.

Numerous buses stop at Aston University.

By coach

If you’re planning on travelling by coach, timetable information is available from National Express. The nearest coach station is in Digbeth, and it is a 20-minute walk through the city centre to Aston University.

By train

If you’re planning on travelling by train, timetable information is available from National Rail.
The nearest stations are 10-15 minutes away from campus:

•    Birmingham New Street
•    Snow Hill
•    Moor Street


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