How to get to the University of Kent

Directions and transport information for those attending the Trees for Climate Change, Biodiversity, and People symposium at the University of Kent.

The symposium will be taking place in the Sibson Building on the University of Kent campus. Reference 1 in the campus map above.

Getting here by train

There are frequent, high speed train services to Canterbury from St Pancras International. There are also direct services from London Victoria, London Charing Cross, Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International.

Getting here by foot from the stations

From Canterbury East: This station is approximately a 45-minute walk from the campus. You can view the journey on Google Maps.

From Canterbury WestThis station is approximately a 25-minute walk from the campus. You can view the journey on Google Maps. You will turn left out of the station and continue past the ‘Goods Shed’ market on your left. After the roundabout, take the footpath on the left and take the subway under the railway line. The University is signposted on blue signs from here. The walk is up a slight hill.

Getting here by bus

Outside of term time, Stagecoach operates two services from central Canterbury to the University of Kent campus: the UNI1V and Triangle services. Both can be picked up from Canterbury Bus Station as well as from Westgate Towers, near Canterbury West station (turn right when leaving the station and walk to the main road, cross the road and take the bus going up the hill). The UNI1 and UNI2 buses do not run outside of university term time. For more information on getting here by bus, please visit the Transport Stagecoach bus travel page.

Getting here by coach

The 022 National Express service operates to Canterbury Bus Station and our campus Keynes bus stop. For more information on getting here by coach, please visit the Transport coach travel page.

Getting here by car

The postcode for University Road is CT2 7NX. The campus is less than two miles from Canterbury city centre. It can be accessed by road from the west via A290 Whitstable Road or from the east via St Stephen’s Hill.

If you are driving to the University you can print a parking permit to display in your car, which will allow you to park on campus for the duration of the symposium.