Our St John's Campus is home to the University's central services, St John's student village, sports facilities, the Peirson Study and Guidance Centre and bespoke teaching spaces for all subject areas.
University of Worcester
St John's Campus
- By Foot
If arriving by train and you have the time, the walk from Worcester Foregate Street station to the St John's Campus takes approximately 25 to 30 minutes. To help find your way you can download a directional map.
- By Bicycle
The St Johnís campus is easily reached by local and national cycle routes and has many cycle parking facilities on campus. Use the cycle route journey planner to help work out your route.
There are 423 locations throughout the St Johnís campus where you can secure your bike. The vast majority are Sheffield-type hoops and many are located under cover. Showers and lockers are available at all campuses.
Please see our Facilities for Cyclists campus map to see all cycle parking locations. On this map the location and opening hours of the bike shop can also be found. Students and staff can apply for secure cycle storage.
- By Car
Worcester is served by the M5 motorway and is accessible from Junctions 6 and 7. Under normal traffic conditions all university campuses can be reached in 15-20 minutes from Junction 7. The University is clearly signposted once you come off at Junction 7.†
St Johnís Campus: WR2 6AJ
There several car parks around the St Johnís Campus, car park M (Long Stay) is the largest and cheapest car park. To find each car park please view the St Johnís campus map and for the latest prices for each car park please see the Finance webpage. A car displaying a Registered Disabled badge will not be charged a car park charge.
Student car parking permits are available, for pricing and information please visit the Student car parking information page.
A residential guest can purchase a 24 hour permit, and park their car close to the Halls of Residence.
- By Rail
Worcester is served by two train stations:
Worcester Foregate Street - situated in the city centre and is a 25-30 minute walk from the University or 5 minutes by taxi.
Worcester Shrub Hill - is a 40-45 minute walk from the University or 10 minutes by taxi.
Approximate travel times:
Birmingham New Street - 50 minutes
Bristol Temple Meads - 1 hour 20 minutes
Cardiff Central - 1 hour 50 minutes
Exeter Central - 3 hours 25 minutes
London Paddington - 2 hours 20 minutes
Manchester Piccadilly - 2 hours 30 minutes
- By Bus
The numbers 31 operated by First travel connect the St John's Campus to the City Centre Bus Station and City Campus. The bus stops are located outside on St Johns Campus outside the Students' Union building and near Severn gate. The First bus 31 service runs from Worcester bus station to St Johns Campus between 06:42 and 22:45 (every 10 min between 9:15 and 17:25) Monday to Friday. 31 Bus timetable information
Two special tickets are available exclusively for University of Worcester students and staff;
- The 10Journey tickets allow travel on any First bus service in the Worcester City area for £6. The 10 journey special is only available as an mTickets purchased through First bus app and requires a University of Worcester email address.
- FirstSemester tickets allow unlimited travel on all First local bus services in the Worcester City. Semester tickets cost £110 and are available from firstpoint.
Network West Midlands helps you plan your journey and find out when the next bus service will be arriving at the University of Worcester.
National Express Coaches serve the city of Worcester, arriving into Worcester Bus Station which is situated in the Crowngate Shopping Centre in the City Centre.