Conference Venue

Aston WebbBirmingham is at the heart of the UK’s road and rail network, the University of Birmingham Edgbaston's campus is easily accessible from other parts of the country and beyond.

How to find us

Venue Address

Edgbaston Campus Address, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

By air

Birmingham International Airport has direct flights from locations in the UK, as well as from the USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

The journey by taxi from the airport to the University takes approximately half an hour. Alternatively, Air-Rail Link provides a free, fast connection between the airport terminals and Birmingham International railway station. Air-Rail Link operates every two minutes (journey time 90 seconds). Birmingham International railway station has frequent services to New Street Station in the city centre (journey time around 15 minutes).

If you are arriving at London, there is a frequent train service from London Euston railway station to New Street Station (journey time around 1 hour 30 minutes).

  • From Heathrow Airport. Take the Heathrow Express train to Paddington Station and then the Underground or a taxi to Euston Station. Alternatively, an Airbus runs from Heathrow Airport direct to Euston Station
  • From Gatwick Airport. Take the Airport Express train to Victoria Station and then the Underground or a taxi to Euston Station

By motorway

Approaching from the north-west or south-east along the M6:

  • Leave at Junction 6 (signposted Birmingham Central) to join the A38(M)
  • At the end of the motorway, keep to the right, go over a flyover, then through three
    underpasses to join the A38 Bristol Road
  • The University is on your right, two and a half miles from the city centre

Approaching from the M42 north:

  • Leave at Junction 8 to join the M6 northbound and follow the
    instructions above

Approaching from the south west:

  • Leave the M5 at Junction 4 signposted Birmingham (SW) to join the A38
  • The University is approximately eight
    miles from the motorway

Approaching from the M40:

  • It is easier to turn south on the M42 and leave at Junction 1, heading north on the
    A38 Bristol Road
  • The University is approximately eight miles from the motorway

By rail

Most cross-country services to Birmingham arrive at New Street station. Up to six trains  an hour depart for the University station on the cross-city line (final destination: Longbridge or Redditch). 

By coach

There are frequent express coach services to Birmingham from London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports and many UK cities. The long-distance coach station is in Digbeth in the City centre. The University is a short taxi ride or bus journey away.

By bus

The X64 and 98 serves the Medical School and Queen Elizabeth Hospital.  Number 11 stops a short walk away at the bottom of Vincent Drive.  Bus timetables are available on the National Express West Midlands website.

By taxi

There are taxi ranks at New Street station and throughout the City centre. The journey from the City centre takes about ten minutes.

Car parking

The University has a ‘Pay and Display’ system operating on the Edgbaston campus and visitors are advised to have change available. There are parking spaces available for visitors on Pritchatts Road Car Park (junction with Vincent Drive) and the North East Car park (access via Pritchatts Road).

Visitor Parking rates:

  • up to 1 hour £2.00
  • 1-3 hours £3.00
  • 3-5 hours £4.00
  • 5-8 hours £6.00

No cash, register with RingGo to pay via your credit/debit card via your mobile phone.

Please be advised that enforcement procedures are in place in all University parking areas and penalty charge notices will be issued to all vehicles that fail to comply with parking regulations.