Easy for printing and travelling
around with is this pdf version of our Campus guide
including our maps and directions for travel.
The County of Kent is situated
in the South East of England. The University sits on a hill over-looking
the City of Canterbury and its world renowned Cathedral.
Please click on an image
for an enlarged version:
Directions for travel
By sea and rail from:
- Calais to Dover -
approx. 75 minutes by ferry, one hour by Seacat.
- Ostend to Dover -
two hours by Seacat. Direct trains from Dover Priory to Canterbury East
every half hour on weekdays (hourly on Sundays). Journey time approx.
By air to:
The Channel Tunnel
- From France and Belgium
take the Eurostar to Ashford - journey time approx 2 hours Paris,
1 hour 40 minutes Brussels, 1 hour Lille; regular train services from
Ashford to Canterbury West - approx 30 minutes journey time.
- From France (by road/rail)
take Le Shuttle from Calais to the Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal. From
the terminal, follow signs to Folkestone, Dover, Canterbury and Ramsgate
(M20/A20). Stay on the A20 until instructed to join the A260 signposted
Canterbury - approx 40 minutes journey time.
By rail from:
By road from:
- London: M2, A2 (56
- Dover: A2 (16 miles;
- Folkestone (Tunnel
Terminal): M20/A20, A260, A2 (23 miles; 36km)
- Ramsgate: A253, A28
(18 miles; 29km)
- Ashford: A28 (14
- Maidstone: (26 miles;
- Tonbridge (40 miles;
64km): M20, M2, A2
- From the North or West:
M25, M20, M2, A2
Canterbury to the University:
Canterbury central ring road, A290 Whitstable Road, St Thomas Hill,
approx. 1 mile (1.6km) along the A290, University entrance on right
(signposted) near top of hill.
The visitors' car park
on Giles Lane is a `Pay and Display' car park. Parking elsewhere is
very restricted and for permit holders only.