Transport information for University College London

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One of the biggest bus companies in the city, RATP Dev Transit London, is dedicated to assisting the Mayor of London in realizing his audacious goal of having a fleet of zero-emission buses in the capital by 2034. In the London market, RATP Dev has the highest percentage of electric buses in its fleet (28% of the whole in-service fleet is electric).


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Local Taxi Services

Waterloo Cars

135 Mepham St, London SE1 8SQ, United Kingdom

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Train Websites

South Western Railway

44 345 600 0650

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At South Western Railway, they work diligently to bring about improvements for their customers every day. Their responsibilities extend beyond their customers to the communities they serve, and they are dedicated to helping foster economic and social prosperity in the UK.

You may choose the optimum arrival time for your needs, whether you're heading into the workplace or just enjoying the city at your leisure, with trains to London running every few minutes during peak hours. Take a train to Wimbledon, Clapham Junction, London Waterloo, Richmond, or Vauxhall. 

For students residing in the heart of the city, cycling is a popular and eco-friendly option.

Central London boasts a cycling-friendly environment, with dedicated lanes and pathways. Students will find a range of cycle hire and storage facilities available throughout the campus and the city. They can pedal their way to lectures or explore the charming streets on two wheels, enjoying the fresh air and scenic views.

Wild Cycles - Electric Bicycles can be found across Central London.

Exploring London and beyond is made easy with the extensive bus network.

Buses are a popular and affordable mode of transportation for students. The central London city is conveniently served by numerous bus routes, making it simple for students to commute to lectures or explore the city. For students at University College London would be more convenient. With regular services and frequent stops, students will find it convenient to navigate their way around the University and its surroundings.

Planning a trip further afield?

London City Airport, situated at Central London, serves as a vital gateway connecting students and visitors to the vibrant city of London and its surrounding regions. Whether students are heading home during the holidays or embarking on an exciting adventure, the airport offers a range of domestic and international flights. Students can enjoy seamless connections to various destinations, allowing them to explore the world while studying at University College London.

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Getting around Bloomsbury is a breeze with well-connected transportation options.

Navigating Bloomsbury is a breeze thanks to its well-connected and versatile transportation options. The St Pancras Station & Euston Bus Station are the key transportation hubs, facilitating easy transfers between various routes and specially helpful for UCL students as it is centrally located and provides easy access to the heart of the city.

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Living in Bloomsbury - An Insider's Guide to This Central London Area

What train services go through University College London?

The nearest Tube stations to UCL's Gower Street location are Russell Square (Piccadilly line), Euston Square (Northern and Victoria lines), Warren Street (Northern and Victoria lines), and Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, and Circle lines. For specific routes and schedules, students can check with National Rail Enquiries or the respective train company's official website.

How can I explore UCL and nearby areas using buses?

Exploring London and its neighboring areas using buses offers an accessible and efficient way to uncover the diverse attractions of the Bloomsbury areal and beyond. This area is an extensive bus network, making it easy to reach popular destinations like the British museum, Euston Tap, Grant Museum and many more. As a student of the University, you can leverage student discounts and smartcards to keep your travel costs budget-friendly. Students can check with local bus operators or use journey planning apps for real-time bus schedules and routes.

How does the University College London promote sustainable transportation?

The UCL is committed to promoting sustainable transportation options. They encourage students, staff and visitors to embrace greener alternatives, such as walking or cycling, to reduce their carbon footprint. The compact nature of the campus makes it feasible for students to walk between buildings, enjoying the beautiful surroundings while staying active and eco-conscious.