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Travelling to Brunel

Brunel University is located in Uxbridge, West London.

You can find us here:

By London Underground:

Uxbridge is located at the west end of the Picadilly and Metropolitan lines.  The campus is approximately 1 mile away from the tube station an can be reached on foot (see map below), by taxi, or by bus (take the U3 to Cleveland Road, or the U4 or U7 to Kingston Lane).

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By Rail:

The nearest overground railway station is West Drayton, approximately 1.5 miles from Brunel.  Services run from London Paddington (approx 20 mins journey time) or from the West (Bristol). From West Drayton station take one of the following buses towards Uxbridge: 222 (alight Cowley Road), U5 (alight Station Road), or U3 (alight Cleveland Road).

West Ruislip Station (Chiltern Railways) is the mainline service from London Marylebone (approx 20 mins journey time) and the North (Aylesbury, Banbury and Birmingham) and is approx 4 miles from the campus.

From West Ruislip Station take the U1 bus (towards Hillingdon Hospital) and alight Kingston Lane.

By Air:

The nearest airport is London Heathrow, which is six miles away from the university.  The A10 bus runs every fifteen minutes and takes approximately 25 minutes (25 minutes (Hillingdon Road stop; use river footpath to campus).  If you are travelling from London Gatwick, you can either catch the shuttle bus to Heathrow, followed by the A10 to Hillingdon Road, or take the Gatwick express into central London, then the underground to Uxbridge.

By Road:

Sat Nav users: please enter the road address (Kingston Lane) instead of the postcode to ensure you are directed to the main entrance of the University. Using just the postcode will take you to a road with no access to the campus.

From the M4: Leave M4 at Junction 4 and follow signs to Uxbridge (A408). Straight across first set of traffic lights, continue on A408, crossing four roundabouts. Turn right at the next set of major traffic lights.

Continue ahead to next set of lights and, almost immediately take the right filter lane at second set of traffic lights into Station Road. Continue straight on into Church Road and take the first exit at a mini-roundabout into Pield Heath Road.

Turn left into Kingston Lane and left into the University at the roundabout. To reach reception follow the ringroad clockwise to the western side of the campus.

From the A40/M40: At Swakeleys Roundabout take B483 exit to Uxbridge. Follow signs across two mini-roundabouts. At major roundabout bear left onto A4020 (Brunel sign), straight ahead at the first lights, then almost immediately take second right filter turn onto Kingston Lane (signposted Brunel).

The main entrance to Brunel is right at the next roundabout. follow signs for Main Reception as you enter the campus.

From the M25: (From north or south) Join M40 or M4 then see above.

Please note that parking on campus is restricted.

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