Located in the town of Uxbridge in West London, Brunel University is home to a 15,000-strong student body from over 100 countries. The campus is easily accessible via a range of public transport links, whilst walking and cycling routes provide additional options.
Check out our guide to the best and most affordable travel options to campus and start saving money on your commute today!
How to get to Brunel University
If you’re commuting to campus from others parts of London then chances are you’ll be looking to travel by tube, with Uxbridge tube station conveniently located within a 20 minute walk of campus.
The station is accessible via both the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines, with exact departure times and other information available here
West Drayton railway station is less than two miles from campus and serves both Paddington station and towns and cities to the west of London. The U1, U3, U5 and 222 buses run from the station to campus.
If you’re travelling in from further afield, then West Ruislip Station is your best bet, as it links to cities and towns across the Midlands and beyond. You can then catch the U1 bus service from the station out to the campus (Kingston Lane).
Although the campus is within walking distance of Uxbridge tube station, you may wish to speed up your journey by catching one of the local bus services running between the station and campus. The U1, U2, U3, U4, U5 and U7 routes all serve the university campus throughout the day.
Take advantage of the network of cycling routes that run through Uxbridge and pedal your way to campus – the perfect way to save money whilst shedding a few calories! There are plenty of places to park your bike on campus and you can even use the on-site sports centre to shower and change.
Parking on campus is restricted and students are required to purchase permits, whilst some pay and display spaces are also available. Sat nav users should plug the UB8 3PH postcode into their devices, although the new entrance from Kingston Lane may not appear on your system.
Getting to campus is easy: from central London, follow the M4 east, then exit at junction 4 and follow signs north to Uxbridge.
Lift share to and from Brunel University
With the city centre of one of the world’s greatest cities on your doorstep, it’s safe to say there’s no shortage of fascinating things to see and do in and around Uxbridge. So if you’re planning a drive around London or beyond, why not cut the costs by arranging a car share?
Fill your passenger seats with friends, or take the opportunity to meet new people by inviting strangers to join in on your journeys. Split the costs of petrol, parking and congestion fees and enjoy cheap travel around the capital!