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UEA is campus university, 3 miles from Norwich city centre and 2 hours from London and central England. We’re easily accessible by public transport, bike and car.

Postcode for sat nav: NR4 7TJ

Campus Map

park and ride - 511 Costessey <> UEA park and ride - 511 Costessey <> UEA

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Because parking spaces on campus are limited, UEA provides a free, sustainable park and ride alternative. Journey time is 15 minutes (approx).

Runs – Mon-Fri* and UEA Open Days
Frequency – up to every 15 minutes.
First/last departures – 7.20am (Costessey P&R) and 8.15pm (UEA, University Drive)
Cost – free
*Except Bank Holidays and UEA customary days

More Park and Ride Info

visitor parking visitor parking

UEA operates two visitor car parks with varying parking charges.

Main UEA Car Park

Location – main UEA campus, accessible from both vehicle entrances.
Payment – pay at the parking machines before returning to your vehicle or pay online/mobile.
Max stay – no limit


Main Car Park Charges

Monday to Friday, 6am – 10am £5.00 per hour
Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm

£3.00 per 2 hours

£3.50 per 3 hours

£4.40 per 4 hours

£5.50 per 5 hours

£6.50 per 6 hours

£7.50 per 7 hours

All other times (including Weekends and Bank Holidays) £1.00 flat fee


Suffolk & Central Car Park

Location – see map
Payment – pay and display, online & mobile
Max stay – 2 hours (no return within 4 hours)

Central & Suffolk Walk parking charges

Monday to Friday, 6am – 6pm £3.00 per 2 hours
All other times (including Weekends and Bank Holidays) £1.00 flat fee
Maximum stay 2 hours and no return within 4 hours

accessible parking accessible parking

There are disabled parking spaces for blue badge holder across UEA campus.

View accessible campus map

If you have specific requirements or want to make specific arrangements, please contact UEA Travel and Transport Team.

+44 (0)1603 592353

For urgent out-of-hours queries, please contact Security on 01603 592352

buses buses


Routes – 25 and 26 serve Norwich city centre, Norwich bus station and Norwich railway station.
Bus stops – throughout camps
Runs – daily, up to 7mins (peak) and 15 mins (off-peak)

National Express Buses

National Express serves campus directly as well as Norwich bus station.

There are regular services to central London, Stansted Airport, Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport.


Megabus serves campus directly as well as Norwich bus station. 

There are regular services to London Victoria coach station and London Stratford International.

trains trains

The nearest train station to UEA is Norwich railway station, 4 miles away.

Taxis take 15 minutes and cost £10 (approx). FirstBus Routes 25 & 26 depart from the station forecourt and serve the University directly.

Greater Anglia trains run to London Liverpool Street every 30 minutes (approx). There are also services from local stations in Norfolk.

East Midlands Trains runs an hourly service between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street, calling at all main stations along the route.

cycling cycling

There are 3,600 cycle parking spaces on campus.

There are clearly marked cycle routes on approach to the campus and throughout the university.

View cycle parking map

by air by air

Norwich International Airport is located 4 miles from UEA. There are domestic flights to destinations throughout the UK and international destinations.