Travel information

London is wonderfully walk-able, as well as having a great public transport network to help you move around the City. You can plan your journeys on a number of apps and websites, including:

Travel discounts

When travelling to campus or elsewhere on public transport, don't forget to check which discounts you're eligible for as a student, including Oyster cards and Railcards.

Ways to reach main campus

The main City campus address is: Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB

Bus routes

The closest bus stops to main campus are designated by the initials: UF, UK, UN, UP, US. These are marked clearly and will be a helpful reminder to board at the correct stop in order to take your bus in your preferred direction and ultimately to your destination. Here is where to view the full TfL Bus Map and Bus Finder.

Popular bus-routes that run closest to campus to the bus-stops above include:

The 4: Archway to Blackfriars (North London to Central London South)

The 19: Battersea Bridge to Finsbury Park (Southwest Central to North London)

The 56: Whipps Cross to King Edward Street (Northeast to Saint Paul's in Central)

The following bus-routes below are also close by, with an extra 5 to 15 minute walk to the main campus in Northampton Square. The majority of them stop at Angel Station on the Northern line, which is close to Northampton Square.

Remember of course, that you can easily transfer from one bus to another and often for free on those days where you forget an umbrella.

Other buses with stops close to Northampton Square:

30, 38, 43, 55, 63, 73, 153, 205, 214, 243, 274, 341, 394, 476

By London Underground

The nearest Underground stations are Angel on the Northern line (Bank branch) and Barbican and Farringdon on the Metropolitan, Circle,  Hammersmith & City and Elizabeth lines. All City buildings are approximately 10 minutes walk from the nearest Underground station.

You can view the full Underground map on the TfL website.

By car

Parking in the roads surrounding the Northampton Square site is at parking meters.

Almost all of City's sites are within the Congestion Charge zone, which means drivers will pay a daily charge -,currently £15 a day - payable in advance, between 7am and 10pm everyday. For more information visit

Bayes Business School

Please note that teaching for some undergraduate study and most postgraduate takes place at Bunhill Row, EC1Y 8TZ.

Bus routes

Bayes Business School is on the following bus routes:

4, 8, 21, 25, 43, 55, 56, 76, 100, 133, 135, 141, 153, 172, 205, 214,  242, 243, 271, 521

By London Underground

The nearest Underground stations are Moorgate and Old Street on the Northern line (Bank branch) and Barbican, Farringdon and Moorgate on the Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Elizabeth lines. These Tube stations are all within a ten minute walk to Bayes campus.

By car

Parking in the roads surrounding Bunhill Row is at parking meters.The nearest National Car Parks to Bayes are at Finsbury Square and Aldersgate Street.

Almost all of Bayes sites are within the congestion charging zone and drivers are liable to a daily charge, currently at £15 per day, payable in advance, between 7am and 10pm everyday. For more information visit

From London's airports to Central London

Train The Heathrow Express runs from Heathrow Airport to Paddington station with a journey time of 15 minutes. £22
Underground Heathrow is also on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground but journey times are considerably longer. The nearest Underground stations for the City (Angel, Farringdon and Barbican stations) are reached by changing at King's Cross St Pancras. The journey from Heathrow to King's Cross St Pancras takes about one hour. Peak: single £5.10

Off-Peak: £3.10

Cash: £6
Taxi London Heathrow CarsApproximately £61 total pre-booked for a party of four passengers (cheapest quote found)
 Airport Pickups LondonApproximately £51 pre-booked total for a party of three passengers (cheapest quote found)
 Silver ShuttleTry website for details
Bus Take the National Express to London Bank Underground station with a journey time of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. From Bank station use the Northern line to get to Angel station. £10
*Prices for transport services are subject to change but are current as of August 2020.*

Gatwick Airport and Luton Airport

The Thameslink serves Gatwick and takes you to Blackfriars Station for around £12.40 in just under an hour. From there you can take the Northern Line to Angel station and then walk to Northampton Square.

London City Airport

Take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) towards Bank station and change to the Northern Line (northbound) for Moorgate, Old Street or Angel stations.

Stansted Airport

The Stansted Express connects Stansted Airport with Liverpool Street station. Trains run every 15 minutes and the journey takes approximately 45 minutes. Pre-booked rates start at £16.