UEA is a campus university located 3 miles from Norwich city centre, and 2 hours from London.
It's accessible locally by public transport, bike and car.
We host many thousands of visitors each year at events, conferences, and meetings. Visitors enjoy our fantastic cultural and sporting facilities as well as the beautiful parkland surroundings of the campus.
We're committed to reducing the environmental impact of those travelling to and from campus. Before you travel, please consider methods of transport such as public transport, or sharing your journey.
If you have any mobility needs, we recommend you contact the Transport team to assist you with planning your journey.
If you’re currently a student commuting to university, check out our information on commuting on My UEA (UEA login required).
Try our personal travel planner tool to find your way to UEA.
Please check your ticket or invitation for any special parking instructions before you set off.
Some major events require attendees to use the local park and ride scheme whilst others use specific car parks on campus.
UEA’s address is Earlham Road, Norwich Norfolk NR4 7TJ.
If you have any queries on arrival, please contact the Transport team ahead of your event or call into the Security Lodge on the day.
Gigs at the LCR
Please park in the Main Car Park, a short 2-minute walk from the LCR. Parking for gigs is free of charge: at the entry barrier please press the green button to take a token. When you leave, take your car straight to the exit barrier and insert your token at the barrier for exit.
Dropping off and picking up
The area directly outside the LCR is usually cordoned off on gig nights for pedestrian safety so please use the Main Car Park for dropping off and picking up. Take a token on entry and insert your token at the exit barrier when you leave. There is no need to make payment.
Earlham Park Events
There is no parking on site for Earlham Park events directly through the university. It is up to the event organiser to prebook any parking on site and arrange for use.
Open Days, Applicant Days and Campus tours
If you are a prospective student booked to attend one of these events. Please see the Plan your visit page for details on parking at these events.
National Express run coach services to London (service 490) and all major airports (service 727) with a pick up/set down point located in the layby outside the ZICER building.
Our local train services are provided by Abellio Greater Anglia.
We always recommend using the Park & Ride and local transport services unless you require specific transport arrangements. Find out more about reaching UEA by other regular bus services.
Many local taxi providers operate in the area, with several dedicated taxi drop-off zones on campus.
They can take you directly from A to B and enable easy travel to and from nearby airports.
A number of our local providers also take part in the Safer Taxi scheme in partnership with the UEA Student Union.
If you need any help identifying where to be dropped on campus, please refer to our campus map.