If you are travelling independently to the University please let us know when you're Arriving in Worcester arriving so we can be here to greet you.

Train

Regular trains depart from both Heathrow and Birmingham International Airport which will take you to Worcester Foregate Street (the main station in Worcester). You will need to make a simple connection – at London Paddington if you are travelling from Heathrow Airport and at Birmingham New Street if you are travelling from Birmingham airport. Costs and times vary so please see National Rail Enquiries for further details.

Route and service from Heathrow Airport

A diagram of the pick up procedure from Heathrow Airport showing the trip on the Heathrow Express and the train from Paddington Station to Worcester Foregate Street Station.

Route from Birmingham International Airport

A flow chart of the pick up procedure from Birmingham Airport

National Express coach

National Express is a coach company which has relatively regular departures from Heathrow and Birmingham International Airport which will take you to Crowngate bus station (the main bus station in Worcester). Costs and times vary (but services are normally cheaper than the train) so please see the National Express site for further details.

From the stations to the University  

Once you have arrived at either Worcester Foregate Street train station or Crowngate bus station, you can then either:

  1. Take a short walk to Foregate Street where you will be able to take a taxi to the University St Johns campus.
  2. Take a bus from Crowngate bus station (bus number 31, 31B or 31E) to the University St Johns campus.
  3. Walk approx. 20 minutes to the University's St Johns campus.

When you arrive please report to main reception or firstpoint.

International Experience
Peirson Building (PN G008)
University of Worcester
WR2 6AJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1905 542607
Email: internationalexperience@worc.ac.uk