Travelling to Campus

Please be aware that CAR PARKING IS VERY LIMITED on all campuses, particularly at the beginning of the autumn term.

You may want to consider alternatives to driving where possible – use public transport or find/advertise car shares via MarketPlace on UniLife.

Visit our Parking webpage for information about car parking and our Location page for directions to our campuses.

Train Travel

All USW campuses are within walking distance of a train station.

Cardiff Campus 

Queen Street station (5 minute walk) 

Cardiff Central station (15 minute walk)

Newport Campus 

Newport station (10 minute walk)

Glyntaff Campus 

Treforest station (10 minute walk)

Treforest Campus 

Treforest station (5 minute walk)

For more information about train times and tickets:

National Rail

Transport for Wales

Railcards and Discounts


Bus Travel

For details of bus routes and timetables: https://www.traveline.cymru

The local bus operators are:

Cardiff Bus

Edwards Coaches

N.A.T Group

Newport Bus

Stagecoach

Traws Cymru 

Newport bus SmartCard covers the normal Newport bus service routes and additional services in Cardiff, Cwmbran, Chepstow, Abertillery and Monmouth.

Students can receive discounts on UK-wide travel with Megabus and National Express via UNiDAYS. Travel discounts are also available from the NUS.

A free shuttle bus service is provided between the Treforest and Glyntaff campuses and the Treforest and Tyn-y-Wern campuses.


Cycling

You can cycle to all USW campuses on the sustrans National Cycle Network and each campus provides secure bike storage, lockers and showers. Students are encouraged to register bikes with the University’s Bicycle Registration Scheme.


International Students

Travel information for overseas students is available on the University’s International pages.