Getting to us

Getting to us

Located in the heart of the UK, Sheffield is one of England's largest cities, with excellent road, rail and air networks.

Our City Campus is approximately ten minutes from junction 33 of the M1, a two-minute walk from Sheffield's railway station and right next to Sheffield's bus and tram transport interchange.

Our Collegiate Campus is approximately 1.5 miles from the city centre with excellent public transport links to the heart of the city and train station.

By rail

Regular inter-city rail services operate between Sheffield and other main line towns and cities. London is two hours away by train, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham one hour and Edinburgh three and a half hours.

Sheffield's Train Station is just a two-minute walk away from our City Campus and the nearby transport interchange links you directly to our Collegiate Campus by bus.

Discounted rail travel through East Midland Trains

We are pleased to be able to offer delegates the opportunity of purchasing discounted return rail travel when booking through our conference team or as part of our accommodation partnership.

Discounted tickets are available when travelling with our rail partner, East Midlands Trains. For more information about how to book discounted tickets please ask a member of our team when booking your conference, meeting or event.

By road

Sheffield's motorway link is the M1, junctions 33 and 34. You are recommended to leave at junction 33 and proceed into the city centre by way of the Parkway (A630).

Our main campus addresses are

  • City Campus – Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB (if you’re using satnav please use S1 4RF)
  • Collegiate Campus – Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield, S10 2BP

Sheffield's National coach service for long distance travel is comprehensive and efficient. Its central pick up and terminal point is at the transport interchange, just a few short steps from the main Owen Building at our City Campus.

City Campus parking

There are several car parks close to our City Campus. We have discounted parking rates for our visitors at car parks closest to the campus.

The NCP car parks at Hartshead Square and Furnival Gate are close to our City Campus. There are no special discounts for NCP car parks.

The APCOA car park on Eyre Street is a five-minute walk from City Campus. You can park there for just £5 when visiting us. Just scan your blue chip at Owen Level 5, Charles Street and Cantor Helpdesks at City Campus to claim the discount.

We will update this page to reflect all current parking arrangements and discounts as they become available. Costs shown above are accurate subject to the latest update on 6th January 2023. 

Collegiate Campus parking

There are no car parks and extremely limited on-street parking near Collegiate Campus. We recommend parking in the city and walking or travelling by public transport to the campus.

Buses are frequent and take just 15 minutes. You can get the number 81, 82, 83, 85 or 88 directly to Collegiate Campus from Arundel Gate in the city centre.

Travel South Yorkshire provides more information about local buses.

Blue badge holders

If you're a blue badge holder, you can arrange parking at either campus by phoning us Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:30 and 16:30 on 0114 225 3868.

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By air

Doncaster Sheffield Airport is the closest airport to the University providing over 40 destinations across Europe. International connectivity is available via Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Dusseldorf with Flybe, and the USA via Dublin with Aer Lingus.

By car or taxi the City Campus is just a 30-minute journey away, alternatively take a taxi or bus to Doncaster rail station and catch the train to Sheffield station, just two minutes from our City Campus. Car hire is also available from the airport.

Manchester, Leeds/Bradford and East Midlands airports are all about an hour's travel time from Sheffield, and easily accessible via regular rail and bus services.

Manchester Airport is served by many domestic and international carriers, flying to over 200 destinations worldwide, and has a direct rail link to Sheffield both day and night.

Both London airports (Heathrow and Gatwick) are reasonably accessible by rail with just one change of train. We recommend you to allow at least four hours travel time between either of these airports and Sheffield.

Related documents

City Campus Map (PDF, 3.6MB) (PDF, 856.1 KB)
Collegiate Campus Map (PDF, 113.4KB)(PDF, 705.8 KB)

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