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bloomsbury (Central London) campus

Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street, Bloomsbury
London WC1E 7HX. 

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      Stratford (east london) campus

      University Square
      1 Salway Road
      Stratford, London 
      E15 1NF

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        Travel to our Bloomsbury (central London) campus by public transport

        • Birkbeck is surrounded by Tube and mainline rail stations: we are close to Russell Square, Tottenham Court Road, King's Cross/St Pancras and Euston
        • Many buses pass down nearby Gower Street or go via Russell Square. 
        • To plan your journey to Birkbeck using public transport, see the Transport for London Journey Planner

        Travel to our Bloomsbury (central London) campus on your bike

        Travel to our Bloomsbury (central London) campus by car

        Travel to our Bloomsbury (central London) campus from the airport(s)

        • If you are flying into London Heathrow, you can take the Underground (Piccadilly Line, eastbound) to King's Cross/St Pancras or to Russell Square, both of which are close to Birkbeck. 
        • If you are flying into Gatwick, you can take a fast train to Victoria or a slower train to King's Cross/St Pancras. You can reach Birkbeck via public transport from Victoria, while King's Cross/St Pancras is close by. 
        • Planning your initial journey on arrival will depend largely where you will stay in London. Useful websites include:

        How to get to Birkbeck in Stratford (east london)

          • Our University Square campus is five minutes' walk from Stratford Station, which has excellent transport links, including the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), Tube, rail and bus services. 

        Car parking in Bloomsbury (central London)

        • Our Bloomsbury (central London) campus is within the Congestion Charge zone, which drivers have to pay to enter. 
        • Our carparks are managed by Facilities Management at the University of London in Senate House.
        • Staff parking: the number of carpark spaces is very limited and the University of London is no longer issuing new parking permits. Staff already holding a permit should or phone 020 7631 6257.
        • Student parking: there are no public parking facilities on campus, but there are NCP facilities nearby at Woburn Place and Bloomsbury Place, which you will have to pay for. 

        Parking for disabled students 

        Motorbike parking

        Bicycle store

        • A bicycle store is provided in the covered area between the Birkbeck main building and Student Central (formerly the University of London Union). 
        • In addition, you will find bike hoops around Birkbeck's Bloomsbury campus. For more information, please contact Birkbeck's Students' Union