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Travel between Harper Adams and Keele campuses takes around 45 minutes by car:

Getting to Keele

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.

By car

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.

By coach and bus

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.

By train

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.

By air

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

Keele University
Staffordshire, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1782 732000

Getting to Harper Adams

Harper Adams University is located just outside Newport in Shropshire and is roughly equi-distant from Telford, Stafford and Shrewsbury.

By car

The campus is situated off the B5062 from Newport to Shrewsbury.

From the North

  • Take the M6 South.
  • Leave the M6 at junction 14 (signed Stone and Eccleshall, A34) and follow the A5013, signed to Eccleshall.
  • After 1.5 miles turn left onto the B5405. At the T junction in Woodseaves, turn left on to the A519 and follow signs for Newport.
  • After passing The Swan pub in Forton, you will shortly come to a roundabout. Take the second exit onto the B5062 (signposted Newport/Shrewsbury).
  • At the T junction turn right (signposted Shrewsbury), then left on the B5062 (signposted for the University). Harper Adams is 1.5 miles along this road, on the right-hand side.

From the South

  • Take the M6 North.
  • Leave the M6 at junction 10A (signposted Telford/North Wales) and join the M54.
  • Leave the M54 at junction 3 (signposted Whitchurch) and take the A41 towards Whitchurch.
  • As you near Newport, drive past the exit for the National Sports Centre.
  • At the first roundabout drive straight over; you will pass an industrial estate on your left.
  • At the next roundabout take the first left (signposted Newport), this is the A518, which will take you into Newport Town Centre.
  • At the mini roundabout in the Centre turn right and drive out of the town, over another mini roundabout and past the petrol station on your left.
  • Go left at the next roundabout on to the B5062 (signposted Edgmond/Shrewsbury). Harper Adams is 1.5 miles along this road, on the right-hand side.
By bus

Click the service number to view the current bus timetable and route map:

  • Arriva 519 from Newport to Shrewsbury (stops at Shrewsbury train station and the campus in Edgmond)
  • Arriva 5,5A from Stafford to Newport to Telford (note you will need to change at Newport to get a bus or taxi to the campus)
By train

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.

By air

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


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