at our Open Days
Universities at Medway - Open Lecture Series
Whichever mode of travel you are using; give yourself plenty of time to plan your whole journey before leaving to travel to this event. This will ensure you are prepared for any disruptions and plan where to stop for breaks and refreshments if you are travelling a long-distance.
Location of Event
Public Transport Travel Directions
When using online tools to plan your journey to travel by public transport to our Medway campus, use the main University address and refer to travel advice given below.
Southeastern journey planning app and page are useful tools to help with plan your journey to Medway by train. Southeastern rail serves 5 different main line stations in Medway, these include; Rainham, Gillingham, Chatham, Rochester and Strood. The two stations nearest to Medway campus are Chatham and Gillingham.
From both train stations, we recommend using the local bus service from the train stations to/from the campus.
Arriva Journey Planning app and page are useful tools to help with where and when to catch a bus within the North Kent area.
- Number 116 service operates through the campus, stopping at New Kent Road bus stop.
- Number 1 service operates to Pier Quays residences, the Historic Dockyard
Campus Bus stops are located around the campus. For this event, we recommend you alight at one of the following bus stops:
- New Kent Road (on campus)
- St George's Centre (next to the campus main gate)
- Western Avenue (next to the Broad Walk path, leading directly to the Historic Dockyard)
- Milner Road (next to Pier Quays).
When using National Express planning your journey page type in Hempstead Valley (Gillingham) as your destination. From there, catch the 116 Arriva bus to campus. The bus journey is approximately an hour.
Medway offers many taxi services to get you to the University from the city, an airport or other destinations.
There are also a number of taxi ranks around the city centre. Ranks can be found at all 5 train stations and many others across Medway towns; Chatham, Gillingham, Rochester, Strood and Rainham.
For more information, please visit our Taxi Travel webpage.
Walking and Cycling Travel Directions
When planning your journey to walk or cycle find the building you are visiting first on our maps page. Insert the postcode given for the building you are visiting first within the online tool you are using to navigate. There are some useful links to online tools and maps on our walking & cycling planning your journey advice pages.
The next Universities at Medway Open Lecture Series will be on Wednesday 26 October 2022.
- Approaching from Maritime Way, turn left at the roundabout into North road. Follow signs to University of Kent that will direct you to Drill Hall car park.
- Approaching from Dock road, turn right at the roundabout into North road. Follow signs to University of Kent that will direct you to Drill Hall car park.
Making the most of your visit
If you have time, visit Medway and local areas to get a feel for where you could be studying and/or living. Medway offers a rich history, a variety of activities, restaurants, shopping and nightlife for all students, as well as, countryside and beaches nearby.