How to get to the University by Car
Campus roadworks 2014
The University, in conjunction with Coventry City Council, is currently conducting a large-scale project to improve the roads around campus. As a result, there is no through route from one end of Gibbet Hill Road to the other and diversions are in place around campus. Please see our Traffic Updates webpage for more details.
From the North
From the M69/M6 interchange (M6 Jct 2) take A46 towards Warwick and Coventry S & E.
After approximately 3.5 miles you will reach Tollbar End roundabout (junction with A45). At the roundabout, follow signs for A45 Birmingham.
After approximately 3 miles you will cross the A429 (Kenilworth Road), half a mile after this junction take the left-hand turn signposted 'University of Warwick'. Follow signs for University of Warwick (and Warwick Arts Centre) across two roundabouts. You are now approaching the University of Warwick from Kirby Corner Road.
From the South East
From M45 Jct 1 take A45 towards Coventry.
After approximately 7 miles you will reach Tollbar End roundabout (junction with A46) follow signs for A45 Birmingham.
Now follow directions as for arriving from the North.
From the South
Please note that from 30 June to November 2014 there will be diversions in place for visitors coming to central campus from the south due to our campus improvement project. Find out more on our Traffic Updates webpage.
From M40 Jct 15 take A46 towards Coventry.
After approximately 8 miles leave A46 at junction signposted 'University of Warwick and Stoneleigh'.
After a further 1.5 miles you will cross the A429 (Kenilworth Road). You are now approaching the University of Warwick from Gibbet Hill Road.
From the West
From M42 Jct 6 take A45 towards Coventry.
After approximately 9 miles you will pass a large Sainsbury store on your left. At the next roundabout (Fire Station on right) take the right-hand exit, signposted 'University and Canley'.
Follow signs for University of Warwick (and Warwick Arts Centre) across two roundabouts. You are now approaching the University of Warwick from Kirby Corner Road.
Alternative Ways to Travel
Why not explore more environmentally friendly ways of travelling to campus?
Use this Transport Direct tool below to show you
Connect your TomTom or Garmin Device to your PC.
For TomTom click:
For Garmin, download and save the file uow.gpi into the folder on the Garmin's memory card named \Garmin\poi\
Postcodes for SatNav:
Senate House (central campus)
Driving Directions from Google:
Typical Travel Times to Coventry:
Leamington Spa: 20mins
Oxford: 1hr 15mins
Please allow extra time to travel to campus while the roadworks are taking place over the summer vacation.