Where and how to find us?


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RUSU is centrally located on the Whiteknights Campus at the University of Reading and not far from Reading Town Centre, RUSU is easily accessible via a variety of means. These are detailed below for your convenience.

Train

Bus

Car

Bicycle

On Foot

Flying Over?
Coming to an Open Day?
 

Train

The nearest train station is Reading, which is a 35 minute walk from the Whiteknights campus. The National Rail website has detailed information about train timetables, tickets as well as a useful journey planner.

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Bus

There are many frequent bus services running to and from the University of Reading. The number 9, 19 and 21 buses all stop outside the main University entrance on Shinfield Road opposite the SportsPark. The 19 and 21 buses then continue on to campus and stopping again opposite Whiteknights House.

Single bus fares cost £1.90, but if you meet the extended boost scheme (19-21 years of age) it will be £1.50. - That's if you show university I.D. Please note that buses accept exact fare only and do not give change. Reading Buses are simple to recognise with their unique colour coded routes and timetables.

Download the Reading Buses Around The University Map for information about bus stop locations or visit the Reading Buses website for timetabling information. 

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Car

Please refer to the University's directions to reach Whiteknights Campus by car. From there proceed up Queens Drive, take the next left and then left again at the mini-roundabout, drive to the end of that road as it bears right and you'll find yourself at Carpark 4 which is adjacent to the Students' Union Building.

Satnav postcode - RG6 6UR.

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Bicycle

Please refer to the University's directions when travelling by bicycle or on foot to the Whiteknights Campus. From the Shinfield Road cycle up Queens Drive, take the next left and then left again at the mini-roundabout, drive to the end of that road as it bears right and you'll find yourself at Carpark 4 which is adjacent to the Students' Union Building.

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On Foot

Please refer to the University's directions when travelling by bicycle or on foot to the Whiteknights Campus. From the Shinfield Road walk up Queen's Drive. Turn right at the mini-roundabout by crossing over at the zebra crossing. This path will lead you out to the central square of campus between the Humanities & Social Sciences (HumSS) and Palmer Buildings. Continue straight to reach Students' Union Building.

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Flying Over?

Why not consider travelling by train? 'The Man in Seat Sixty-One' is a website providing advice and information about how you can travel overland worldwide. Check it out and make the journey 'part of the adventure!'.  

 

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Coming to an Open Day?  

If you are coming to one of the University's Open Days,  take a look at the advice on how to get here

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