Travel Information

This document contains instructions on how to get to: • Student Central (formerly ULU); and • Birkbeck University By Train From Euston train station: Underground Victoria line to Warren Street; or Northern Line to Goodge Street (see “tube” below). Taxi Ask for Malet Street. Cabs should be around £6 – £10. Bus Any bus going to: Gower Street or Tottenham Court Road. Specifically, the 91, 73, 10, 390, 30 & 205 all stop nearby. On foot (10 min.) o Exit Euston and turn left onto Melton Street (which becomes Euston Square) for about 160 metres. o Walk straight across Euston Road, and continue down Gordon Square for around 300 metres. o Turn right onto Byng Place and walk about 90 metres. o Take the second left onto Malet Street (opposite Waterstones). o If you are going to Student Central (formerly ULU), you will see it on the left hand side. o If you are going to Birkbeck University, continue down Malet Street for about 100m to the black gates on the left hand side. o Walk through the gates, then turn left up the steps onto a large, open plaza. o You will see Birkbeck University on the left hand side. From King’s Cross/St Pancras train stations: Underground Victoria line to Warren Street; or Piccadilly line to Russell Square (see “tube” below). Taxi Ask for Malet Street. Cabs should be around £6 – £10. Bus Any bus going to: Gower Street or Tottenham Court Road. Specifically, the 91, 73, 10, 390, 30 & 205 all stop nearby. On foot (20 min.) o Exit King’s Cross onto Euston Road and turn right (walking towards Euston station for about 650 metres). o Turn left onto Upper Woburn Place (A4200). o After about 400 metres, take the third right onto Gordon Square. o Follow the road round for another 400 metres, then turn left onto Malet Street (opposite Waterstones). o If you are going to Student Central (formerly ULU), you will see it on the left hand side. o If you are going to Birkbeck University, continue down Malet Street for about 100m to the black gates on the left hand side. o Walk through the gates, then turn left up the steps onto a large, open plaza. o You will see Birkbeck University on the left hand side. From Paddington train station: Underground Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus, then Victoria Line to Warren Street or Central line to Tottenham Court Road (see “tube” below). Taxi Ask for Malet Street. Cabs should be around £15 – 30. Bus You would be better getting the tube from Paddington. The 7 goes to Tottenham Court Road & Russell Square; or 23 & 159 go to Oxford Circus, then Student Central/Birkbeck University is a 15 minute walk away. By Tube Warren Street (6 minute walk) o Turn right out of the station onto Tottenham Court Road. o Walk for about 450 metres, then turn left onto Torrington Place (there is a Costa Coffee on the corner). o Continue down Torrington Place for about 250 metres. o Malet Street is the 4th street on the right, just after the big Waterstones. o Turn right onto Malet Street. o If you are going to Student Central (formerly ULU), you will see it on the left hand side. o If you are going to Birkbeck University, continue down Malet Street for about 100m to the black gates on the left hand side. o Walk through the gates, then turn left up the steps onto a large, open plaza. o You will see Birkbeck University on the left hand side. Goodge Street (4 minute walk) o Turn left out of the station onto Tottenham Court Road. o Cross the road, so you are on the same side of the street as Dwell, Heals & Habitat shops. o Walk for about 100 metres, then turn right onto Torrington Place (there is a Costa Coffee on the corner). o Continue down Torrington Place for about 250 metres. o Malet Street is the 4th street on the right, just after the big Waterstones. o Turn right onto Malet Street. o If you are going to Student Central (formerly ULU), you will see it on the left hand side. o If you are going to Birkbeck University, continue down Malet Street for about 100m to the black gates on the left hand side. o Walk through the gates, then turn left up the steps onto a large, open plaza. o You will see Birkbeck University on the left hand side. Russell Square (5 minute walk) o Turn left out of the station onto Bernard Street, and walk towards the main road. o Cross the road, and keep walking straight, with Russell Square gardens on your left. o As the road bears to the left, at the top of the gardens, turn right. o Take the first left onto Torrington Square for about 200 metres. o If you are going to Birkbeck University, turn right onto a large open plaza (just after SOAS) – Birkbeck University will be on your left. o If you are going to Student Central (formerly ULU), continue straight on to Malet Street, and turn right. o Student Central (formerly ULU) is about 100m away, on your right. Tottenham Court Road (10 minute walk) o Come out of Exit 2 (Dominion Theatre). o Walk straight down Tottenham Court Road for 300 metres. o Turn right onto Bedford Square, and walk for about 100 metres – after crossing Gower Street, Bedford Square becomes Montague Place. o Turn left onto Malet Street. o If you are going to Birkbeck University, continue for approximately 200 metres – turn right through the black gates, then left onto a large, open plaza. Birkbeck University will be on your left. o If you are going to Student Central (formerly ULU), continue for approximately 300 metres. It will be on your right, at the top on the road. By Car There is no parking available either at Student Central, or at Birkbeck University, and only limited spaces to drop off/pick up. Congestion is also unpredictable, and can be very bad in this area. Where possible, we advise taking public transport rather than driving.