The University of Birmingham is located in south-west Birmingham, approximately 3 miles from the city centre.
For maps and directions please visit the University of Birmingham website.

Regular trains run from Birmingham New Street to University Station, please check train times at

The University has two main car parks:

  • North East Car Park (access via Pritchatts Road). Sat Nav Postcode: B15 2SA
    Please note that this car park is multistory and does not have a lift. 
  • Pritchatts Road Car Park (at junction with Vincent Drive). Sat Nav Postcode: B15 2QU

Please note, due to redevelopment work taking place on Edgbaston campus there are disruptions to car parking. For more information please see the University website.

Individual access information for buildings at the University of Birmingham.

If you have a query about access at any of our festival venues, get in touch with us at or call us on 0121 414 2225.

Visitor parking charges:
Up to 1 hour – £2.50
1-3 hours – £4.00
3-5 hours – £5.50
5-8 hours – £6.20
Up to 10 hours – £7.00

Charges apply Monday to Friday, 08.00 – 18.00. Parking is free of charge on weekdays after 18.00 and all day at weekends.

Blue Badge holders:
Parking is available on campus for blue badge holders. Please enter campus at East Gate and report to security for access and directions.

Mobility version of campus map.


Off Campus Venues

Midlands Arts Centre

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS