Set across 300 acres on the leafy outskirts of the historic city of Canterbury, Kent University
is a diverse educational institution with campus locations across Europe. Its main Canterbury campus is home to over 16,000 students from 140 countries and features on-site accommodation, cinemas, nightclubs and sports centres.
Getting to and from campus couldn’t be easier, be it from nearby Canterbury or from further afield. Check out our guide to the best and cheapest transport options and start cutting down the cost of your daily commute.
How to get to Kent University
A number of local and regional bus services arrive and depart from Canterbury Bus Station, with National Express running a route to and from London’s Victoria station. You can catch the UNIBUS service from the bus station to campus, which runs at 15 minute intervals throughout the day.
Looking to stretch your legs? You can walk to campus in less than 30 minutes from the centre of the city – the perfect way to burn a few calories whilst saving some cash!
Travelling from London? You can catch regular departures from several London stations to Canterbury and then hop on a local bus to campus. The city is also well served by local train routes.
For more information and timetables, visit the National Rail
The campus is just a short drive away from Canterbury city centre, whilst those travelling from London can follow the M25 on to the A2/M2 and follow signs for Canterbury.
The postcode for your sat nav system is CT2 7NP, but keep in mind that there is limited parking available on site.
Car share to and from Kent University
Cut down the cost of your travel to and from campus by arranging a lift share with friends or colleagues. Not only will you make considerable savings on petrol and parking, but you’ll have plenty of fun along the way.
Car sharing lends itself well to all manner of occasions, be it for a trip home during the holidays or a weekend excursion to one of the nearby coastal towns. A day trip to Margate? Fill your passenger seats with friends (or strangers!) and you’ll soon find yourself with a few extra quid in your pocket to spend while you’re there.