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Travelling to ARU Peterborough

This page contains directions to our ARU Peterborough campus. The address is University House, Bishop's Road, Peterborough PE1 5BW.

How to find us

ARU Peterborough
University House
Bishop's Road
Peterborough PE1 5BW

Phone: 01733 968268

We’re committed to doing all we can to reduce the environmental impact of traffic travelling to our campuses, and promote the use of public transport wherever possible.

On foot

ARU Peterborough is very central, about eight minutes' walk from Peterborough Cathedral.


Peterborough is easy to get around by bike. It’s flat and has an extensive network of over 200km of cycle paths. There are 11 named and numbered routes surrounded by a 45-mile Green Wheel route which circles the city.


London North East Railway (LNER) trains provide rapid rail connections. Some estimated journey times are:

  • London King's Cross – 50 minutes
  • York – 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Leeds – 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Newcastle – 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Edinburgh – 3 hours 30 minutes.


The main bus station is adjacent to Queensgate shopping centre, and just a short walk from Peterborough rail station and the city centre.

From Queensgate bus station (Peterborough city centre) several Citi buses head towards the Embankment area and make a stop on Bishop's Road.


The nearest airports to Peterborough are East Midlands, London Stansted, Luton and Norwich.

By car the journey from:

  • East Midlands airport to Peterborough takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
  • London Stansted airport to Peterborough takes approximately 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Luton airport to Peterborough takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Norwich airport to Peterborough takes approximately 2 hours 10 minutes.


There are fast road connections via the A1(M) for north-south journeys and the A14 and A47 east-west routes.

There's limited car parking on-site, so if you're travelling by car we advise you park at one of the following locations nearby:

Campus and city maps

ARU Peterborough campus map

University House floor plan

Peterborough city centre map

Travel times: train, bus, car and bike