Information for Prospective Students


Plan your visit

London is well-served by transport links, both for travelling to and from London from within the UK, Europe and the wider world, and for getting around the city.

UCL is located in the Bloomsbury district at the very centre of London. There are easy connections to UCL from London's global hub airports at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted and you will find London's extensive public transport system is convenient and easy to use.

To plan your journey to UCL, including walking and cycle routes, please use the Journey Planner. Please note that Tube fares are considerably cheaper with an Oyster Card, or by using a contactless payment card.

Further information


UCL's Gower Street site is served by many Transport for London bus routes.

Buses travelling from north to south stop in Gower Street, immediately outside UCL's main gate, while those travelling from south to north stop outside Warren Street station, about five minutes' walk from UCL. Services to these stops include route numbers: 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390.

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London Underground (Tube)

The closest Tube stations to UCL's Gower Street site are Euston Square (Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines), Warren Street (Northern and Victoria lines), Euston (Northern and Victoria lines) and Russell Square (Piccadilly line).

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National Rail

London has many mainline rail stations. Most of these are a short journey away from UCL, with the stations at Euston, King's Cross and St Pancras being within easy walking distance.
Trains from London serve destinations across the UK. By being flexible and booking well in advance you will find rail travel offers excellent value for money.

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Coaches from London operate to most parts of the UK, many offering direct and very economical services.

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There are no public parking facilities available at UCL. There are some privately run car parks near to UCL which charge for parking.

Making the most of your visit

Your visit to UCL doesn’t have to start and end with a campus tour. To make the most of your day why not visit one of UCL’s many museums or collections or explore some of the many green spaces, independent cafes, and world leading museums all on our doorstep, take a look at our Bloomsbury area guide for inspiration.

Other ways to meet us

There are many other ways to experience UCL. You can attend one of our open days, meet us at an event in a city near you, or log on to a virtual event.

For further information please contact:

Campus Tours
Tel: 020 3370 1214
Email: campustours@ucl.ac.uk