Travel between Harper Adams and Keele campuses takes around 45 minutes by car:
Keele is situated in North Staffordshire, a short distance from Junction 15 of the M6 motorway, just two miles from the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme and around 5 miles from the City of Stoke-on-Trent.
The nearest train station is Stoke-on-Trent which is approximately 1hour 45 minutes from London Euston, 55 minutes from Birmingham and 40 minutes from Manchester.
NB: We run a free shuttle bus on Open Days from the train station.
Keele University is between junctions 15 and 16 on the M6 motorway and is just west of Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme. Use ST5 5BJ for your Sat Nav for main visitor car parks. Leave the M6 at Junction 15 if you are travelling from the North or South and follow the signs for the A519 into Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Coaches from many parts of the country call at Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent) and Newcastle-under-Lyme bus stations. You can then get a local bus to the campus. 'First' buses (Service No. 25) and 'D&G' buses (Service No. 85) which run from both stations.
Stoke-on-Trent station is 5 miles away and Crewe station is 12 miles away. You can get buses from both these stations and a taxi from Stoke station takes 15-20 minutes and 20-25 minutes from Crewe.
Manchester Airport is nearest to Keele and is about 38 miles away, Birmingham Airport is 56 miles away and both airports have regular trains and bus services to the area. Gatwick and Heathrow Airports require some travel across London and then a direct train from London to Stoke-on-Trent will take approximately 1.5 hours with coach journeys taking approximately 6 hours.
Sat Nav: ST5 5BJ
Tel: +44 (0)1782 732000
Harper Adams University is located just outside Newport in Shropshire and is roughly equi-distant from Telford, Stafford and Shrewsbury.
The campus is situated off the B5062 from Newport to Shrewsbury.
From the North
From the South
Click the service number to view the current bus timetable and route map:
Although Telford Central is the closest train station to Harper Adams, you may find more direct trains to Stafford or Shrewsbury.
Shrewsbury has a bus service that stops at the campus (see bus information), or you will be able to get a taxi from any of these stations.
Birmingham Airport is the closest airport to Harper Adams. There is a regular train service from Birmingham International to Telford Central and Shrewsbury.
Sat Nav: TF10 8NB
Harper Adams University
Shropshire, TF10 8NB
Tel: +44 (0)1952 820280