Getting to Greenwich Campus

Greenwich Campus Plan

View a plan of Greenwich Campus. All three sites are within walking distance of the halls of residence.

Greenwich Campus

Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS
10 Stockwell Street, Greenwich, London SE10 9BD
Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich, London SE10 9LZ

Public Transport

Bus

The campus benefits from excellent bus services. The routes listed below stop just outside the campus (the 286 provides a direct link with Avery Hill Campus):

  • 129 - North Greenwich - Greenwich
  • 177 - Thamesmead - Peckham
  • 180 - Belvedere - Lewisham
  • 188 - North Greenwich - Russell Square
  • 199 - Canada Water - Catford
  • 286 - Sidcup - Greenwich
  • 386 - Blackheath - Woolwich Arsenal

TfL provides bus timetable and journey information.

For buses between the university campuses refer to the University Bus Service.  

Trains

National Rail

Southeastern provides the services to and from Greenwich. From Central London there are direct trains from Cannon Street and London Bridge. From the east services operate from Dartford. There are also direct services from Medway towns to Lewisham linked to Greenwich by the DLR. There are two stations close to the campus:

Greenwich Station (Travel Zone 2 or 3) to the west of the town centre on Greenwich High Road and a 10 minute walk from the campus West Gate entrance.

Maze Hill Station (Zone 3) to the east of the town centre and around 5 minutes walk to the campus East Gate entrance.

Please refer to the Greenwich Campus Plan for help with directions to the campus.

More information:

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Cutty Sark DLR Station is located in the heart of Greenwich town centre a two minute walk to the campus West Gate entrance. Direct services run from Bank, Canary Wharf, Lewisham and Stratford and easy connections are available from Tower Gateway, Beckton and London City Airport. Please refer to the Greenwich Campus Plan and the Campus Explorer for help with directions to the campus. 

London Underground (Tube)

For connections from the Tube network, the quickest option is to alight at Canary Wharf station on the Jubilee Line and get a DLR Lewisham bound train to Cutty Sark station. More info fromTfL.

River services

Thames Clippers provides a regular boat service from Westminster to Greenwich Pier (adjacent to the Old Royal Naval College) stopping at various locations on route. The journey takes 35 minutes in total and is possibly the fastest way to travel from Central London.

Bike and foot

Cycling to Greenwich Campus

Information on cycle routes to the campus is available from TfL. The ride from Avery Hill Campus takes around 30 minutes using the suggested route on Google maps. Cycling is not permitted on the campus except along the designated cycle path adjacent to the river.

Cycle parking is available in the grounds of the Dreadnought Building and in the Queen Anne car park next to Park Row. Showers are provided in Queen Anne Court QA202 on the second floor. An emergency bicycle repair kit and pump is available for use from the East Gate Security Lodge.

The Brompton Bike Hire scheme is available to hire a bike for free on campus. A bike dock is located between the Dreadnought Building and the Stephen Lawrence Building. Use the link supplied to register.

The nearest TfL cycle hire location is in Island Gardens just north of the river (see note on walking below).

Further general information on cycling and walking is available here.

Walking

The campus is within easy walking distance of the Halls of residence at Devonport House (1 minute), Cutty Sark Halls (1 minute), Daniel Defoe Hall (11 minutes) and Rachel McMillan Hall in Deptford (14 minutes). The Greenwich Foot Tunnel provides walking access between Greenwich and the Isle of Dogs north of the river. There are also some very pleasant walks and fantastic views in Greenwich Park south of the campus.

Car

Road Directions to Greenwich Campus

The post code is SE10 9LS.

View on map

From M25 South:

Exit at J2 for A2 towards London. Head for Blackwall Tunnel onto A102. Exit A102 via slip road for A206 and follow sign-posts for Greenwich. Continue into Greenwich along this road for approximately one mile. Shortly after the BP garage turn right at the traffic lights into Park Row. There is a public car park immediately on the right. The campus is on the left but see the notes on car parking below.

From M25 North:

Exit at J27 for M11 towards London follow signs for A12 Blackwall Tunnel. After tunnel exit the A102 onto the A206 and follow directions for Greenwich above.

Car Parking

There is no parking available on-campus other than for student Blue Badge holders who are entitled to apply for a free permit (to apply refer to Student Portal). There is a public car park in Park Row just outside the campus. Greenwich Council provides information on parking here and elsewhere in Greenwich.

Motorbikes and Scooters

A parking area for motorbikes and scooters is provided close to the East Gate entrance. A registration form to use the area is available from the East Gate Security Lodge.

Car Share

The university has a car share scheme called 5HARE to help students and staff save travel costs. To register for free please follow the link supplied.

Travel from overseas

Travel from overseas

Information about travelling to the university from overseas.