Getting to UEA Getting to UEA

Financial Assistance

You may be eligible to apply for financial assistance when travelling to your Applicant Day. To find out more, please visit our Travel Fund page.

Wednesday Applicant Days - Travelling by Car

Free parking with a short shuttle bus journey is available at Costessey Park and Ride, NR9 3LX, as parking won't be available on campus unless you are a blue badge holder. 

You can find the Park and Ride off the A47 just west of Norwich in the direction of Swaffham near the Royal Norfolk Showground. The entrance is on Bawburgh Lane, Easton.

On arrival at the Park and Ride, please head to the main bus stop, where you will be greeted by UEA student guides.

The first bus from Costessey Park and Ride to UEA leaves at 07:20 and the last bus leaves UEA at 20:15, running up to every 15 minutes. The full timetable can be found here.

Recommended bus times - Costessey Park and Ride to UEA

If you are not planning to attend optional tours in the morning before your Applicant Day, please aim to get the 11:30 bus to get you to campus in time to check in and be taken to your chosen school of study.

Details of optional morning and afternoon tours can be found here.

Departure from Park and Ride Arrival at UEA
09:30 09:40
09:45 09:55
10:00 10:10
10:15 10:25
10:30 10:40
10:45 10:55
11:00 11:10
11:30 11:40

 

If you are not planning to attend optional tours in the morning before your Applicant Day, please aim to get the 11:30 bus to get you to campus in time to check in and be taken to your chosen school of study.

Details of optional morning and afternoon tours can be found here.

Recommended bus times - UEA to Costessey Park and Ride

Buses will depart from the Megabus stop on University Drive on campus (you will be directed here at the end of your Applicant Day by our student guides). 

Departure from UEA Arrival at Park and Ride
14:30 14:40
14:45 14:55
15:00 15:10
15:15 15:25
15:30 15:40
15:45 15:55
16:00 16:10
16:30 16:40

 

Saturday Applicant Days - Travelling by Car 

We have free parking available for all visitors in our main car park on campus (p1 on the campus map). The postcode to use with SATNAV is NR4 7TJ.

Please take a plastic token when you enter the car park and keep this with you until you leave. As you leave the car park, place the token in the slot at the at the exit barrier - make sure you do not go to the pay machines because you will be charged. Any lost tokens will be charged at £25.00.

On arrival, you will be greeted by student guides who will direct you to your check in location.

Travelling by Train - All Applicant Days

On arrival at Norwich railway station, take the number 25 or 26 bus from just outside the main station entrance. The buses run every ten minutes and take about half an hour to get to campus.

When you reach UEA, get off at the bus stop opposite the main car park and student guides will direct you to the check in location

For your return journey, buses 25 and 26 leave from University Drive for the city centre and railway station every ten minutes.

Accommodation Arrangements

If you need to stay overnight in Norwich, we have a guest accommodation on campus at Broadview Lodge.

To book a room, visit www.broadviewlodge.co.uk or call +44 (0)1603 591918.

You can find other overnight accommodation on the Visit Norwich website.