Getting Here

The 3rd Post Graduate Conference in Conflict Arachaeology will be held at the University of Birmingham. The campus is easily accessible,  and there are excellent transport links between the Edgebaston campus and the city centre.

The conference will take place in the European Research Institute Building, number G3 on the Edgbaston campus map.

By Train

Most cross-country services to Birmingham arrive at Birmingham New Street Station. Up to six trains an hour depart for the University on the cross-city line (ten minutes to University station, final destination Longbridge or Redditch). The centre of the main campus is a five-minute walk from University Station.

By Bus

Numbers 61, X62, 63, 98 and 99 travel to the University’s Edgbaston campus. The services all run frequently from the city centre.

By Coach

There are frequent express coach services to Birmingham from London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, and many UK cities. The long-distance coach station is in Digbeth in the city centre. From Digbeth it is a short walk to Birmingham New Street train station. Ask at the coach station for directions to Birmingham New Street and then either catch the local train service to University station or catch the bus as described above.

By Car

Visitors to campus are requested to park in any of the 4 pay & display car parks, those are:

  • South Car Park (access via Edgbaston Park Road)
  • North Car Park (access via Pritchatts Rd)
  • Vincent Drive Car Park (access via Vincent Drive)
  • Pritchatts Rd Car Park (at the junction with Vincent Drive)

All of the above are peripheral car parks and can be accessed without entering the main campus.

By Plane

Birmingham International Airport has direct flights from locations in the UK, as well as from the USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. The journey by taxi from the airport to the University takes approximately half an hour. Birmingham International railway station has frequent services to Birmingham New Street Station in the city centre (journey time around 15 minutes).