By coach and bus

There are frequent express coach services to Birmingham from London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, and many UK cities. The long-distance coach station is in Digbeth in the city centre.

Digbeth coach station is a short walk from New Street train station. Ask at the coach station for directions to New Street and then either catch the local train service to University station or catch the bus as described below. 

Buses 61 and 63 travel to the University’s Edgbaston campus via the Bristol Road. These services travel from the Bus Mall, Moor Street Queensway, and from New Street Station, St Martin’s Queensway, to the Bristol Road, at the corner of Edgbaston Park Road. The services all run frequently from the city centre.

Numbers X20, X21 and X22 run along Egbaston Park Road and Pritchatt's Road.

Online bus timetables are available on the National Express West Midlands website.

There is a travel information office outside New Street Station, where you can obtain bus timetables and departure point information. Maps can be found throughout the city centre indicating bus stop locations.

You can also access Network West Midlands' Live Travel Map for current rail and bus information.


Key dates

Abstract submission deadline [Closed]: 

12th July 2019

Early registration deadline [Extended]:

30th July 2019

Registration deadline:

19th August 2019