Maps and Travel


Coventry lies at the heart of a motorway network, with fast trouble-free roads right into the City. Once you get to the City centre there are signposts to the University from all the relevant Ring Road junctions. 

Our sat nav post code is CV1 5DL.

From London

Follow the M1, leaving it at Junction 17 onto the M45. At the end of the M45, continue along the A45 and follow the signs for the City-centre.

From Southern England

Take the A34 to the M40. Leave the M40 at Junction 15, then take the A46 and follow signs for the City-centre.

From the Southwest

Take the M5, then the M42, leaving the M42 at Junction 6. Follow the A45 to
Coventry. (From South Wales: follow the M4 to the M5, then as above).

From Western Scotland and the Northwest

Leave the M6 at Junction 2 and follow City-centre signs.

From the North 

Take the M1 to Junction 21, then to the end of the M69, following signs for Coventry City-centre.


There are a number of public car parks located close by. 

Cox Street - CV1 5GA
Far Gosford Street - CV1 5DZ
Grove Street - CV1 5PH
Gulson Road - CV1 2SU

Coventry has two Park and Ride sites, one in the north and one in the south of the city. Transfers to the city centre take about 15 minutes.


Coventry is on the main intercity route. Trains from London (Euston) leave every 30 minutes throughout most of the day with journey times of approximately 60-80 minutes.

There are also daily services from Scotland and the Northwest, from Bristol, the Southwest and South Wales. In addition there are frequent services to Oxford, Southampton, and Bournemouth, as well as Nuneaton, Rugby, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International.

Once you arrive at Coventry, you have three ways to reach the University Campus. If you take a taxi, the fare will be approximately £4 and you should ask for CU Coventry in the City-centre. Alternatively, buses leave the station for the City-centre every ten minutes (after 18.00, every 20-30 minutes). If you choose to walk, it will take you 10-15 minutes.


Coventry Bus and Coach Station has direct National Express services between most UK cities. It is located in the centre of Coventry, close to the University campus just a few minutes’ walk away.


Birmingham International Airport is just 20 minutes away by road or rail. It provides direct daily flights to and from many other European cities.