Getting to 33 Finsbury Square
The University of Liverpool in London is located in the heart of the City, and is easily accessible by public transport. We strongly recommend this rather than driving due to the location of the university.
Train / Underground
The University of Liverpool in London is within walking distance of several main line and underground train stations. The closest are-
National Rail, Northern, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City, Circle lines
When leaving Moorgate station take the Moorgate east side exit and turn right- heading North along Moorgate/Finsbury pavement until you reach Finsbury Square.
National Rail, Central, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines
When leaving Liverpool Street station take the Broadgate exit and head left onto Eldon Road. Continue along this road (it turns into South Place halfway along) and you will arrive on Finsbury Pavement. Turn right and continue for 200 yards.
Most coaches arrive at Victoria coach station; from here you can get to the campus using the London underground. For details of the route check the TFL websites journey planner for up to date travel information.
Please note- the university is located in the congestion zone, and has no parking on campus. We strongly recommend using public transport.
From Heathrow airport there are several options to get into London.
The Heathrow Express train takes 15 minutes from the airport to London Paddington. The London underground, Piccadilly line, also runs from the airport into London, and is a cheaper option than the train. This takes around 50-60 minutes to get you into central London.
You can travel from Heathrow by coach with National Express, which takes 40-80 minutes to go to Victoria coach station. You can also get a taxi from the airport to London - though this is a very expensive option, and will also take around an hour.
All travel options are detailed on the Heathrow airport website, here.
The Gatwick Express runs from the airport into London Victoria and takes around 30 minutes. There are several other train operators that run from Gatwick into London, which arrive into London Bridge or Kings Cross St Pancras station.
Both National Express and Easybus operate a service between the airport and Victoria coach station – or Waterloo. These take around 1.5-2 hours but are a low cost option.
You can also take a taxi to London, which would take around an hour- and be a very expensive option.
All travel options are detailed on the Gatwick airport website, here.
The Stansted Express train runs from the airport into London Liverpool Street station, and takes around 45 minutes.
There are bus and coach options from London Stansted into central London, and these are National Express, Megabus and Terravision. They take between one and two hours - and go to Victoria coach station, London Liverpool Street and other central destinations.
You can also take a taxi in to London which will take around an hour, and be the most expensive option.
All travel options from Stansted airport to London can be found here.
You can travel by bus/coach between Liverpool and London with National Express or Mega Bus, both of which generally depart/arrive at Victoria coach station in London, and arrive/depart from Liverpool coach station.
Trains between Liverpool and London run between Liverpool Lime Street and London Euston station. From Euston the campus can easily be reached by taking the London Underground Northern line southbound (Bank branch) for four stops to Moorgate.
Train and bus tickets are nearly always cheaper if you book them in advance. You can save a substantial amount of money by planning ahead and not paying on the day of travel.
Further discounts can also be found using your NUS extra card or 16-25 railcard.
The bus or coach is often the most cost effective way to travel, though the journey time is often significantly increased.