Organise your trip


By air

By air 

The closest airport is Birmingham Airport. A taxi from the airport will take about 20 minutes and cost around £30. Alternatively, you can take a direct train to Coventry from Birmingham International station which is located at the airport.

London Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton airports are all connected to Coventry by National Express coach services. Alternatively, you can take the train to Coventry, with a change in central London.

By train

By train

Coventry is the most convenient train station for most visitors. It’s served by trains from London Euston, Birmingham (New Street and International) and Leicester. Coventry is on the West Coast Mainline and serviced by regular trains, 7 days a week. From the station, it's easy to get a taxi to the University. 

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).

By coach

By bus

There are regular buses to us from Coventry and Leamington Spa.

The 11 and 12 bus routes both serve Warwick University. Both buses call at the Rail Station Bridge SD stop on Warwick Road - a one-minute walk from Coventry station.

By car

By car

Easily accessible from many major routes: M1, M6, M5, M42, A5 and A14. 

There is a charging point in the car park for anyone driving an electrical vehicle. 

Conference Park: CV4 7AL

This postcode will direct you to Gibbet Hill Road, the main road through the University. Conference Park is located on central campus and is signposted off Gibbet Hill Road.

Find out more information for drivers to campus.

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC. The post code is CV4 7AL, this will direct you to Gibbet Hill Road, the main road through the University.



Joining instructions document

Please take note that any vehicles that require car parking MUST be registered and car parking permits printed off before they arrive on campus in order to benefit from complimentary Conference Car Parking

If delegates have not registered/printed their permit in advance then they will need to pay and display.

Please note this is cash only (Up to 2 hours £1.10, up to 4 hours £2.20 & all day £4.50. Parking charges apply 6am - 6pm Monday – Friday).

To register and print your car parking permit please follow this link:

This is to help manage the number of vehicles on campus.

Your permit does not guarantee you a particular space, but delegates can park in any of the Central campus non-barrier car parks (shared use) highlighted with a “P” on the conference campus map which is attached.

Once on central campus follow signs for ‘Conference Parking’. When central campus car parks are busy you may directed to additional parking facilities on the edge of campus.

Please allow additional time when planning your journey as car parks may be 10-15 minute walk from the conference venue.

  • Car share spaces apply to University of Warwick Staff and Students only, however this is available to use for conference delegates after 10am but not for overnight parking.
  • Accessible parking spaces are available in all car parks (blue badge holders only).Please inform your Event Organiser if you require an accessible parking space close to your accommodation (blue badge holders only.
  • Please inform your Event Organiser if you have particular car parking requirements (i.e. a minibus or high-sided vehicle).

If you have any queries relating to parking on Campus please do not hesitate to contact the Warwick team by emailing:

By taxi


There is a taxi rank located at Coventry train station, alternatively contact Trinity Taxi's on 02476 999 999. 

If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (Posters only):
    21 May 2018
  • Early registration deadline:
    8 June 2018
  • Registration deadline:
    27 June 2018