University of Portsmouth students walking across campus

How to get to campus

On foot, by bike or on our free University bus service – however you prefer to travel, getting to and about uni is simple

Wherever in the city you live, it's quick and easy to make your way to our campus or get about the city.

You'll have plenty of options, too – from walking or cycling, to catching the free University bus – and you can find out more about each in the list below.

Take a walk

Portsmouth is fairly flat and the best way to get to know the campus is on foot. If you need a smartphone-friendly walking map and an estimate of how long your journey takes, use the My Journey Portsmouth website. You can also plan your journey using our Campus Map.

Take your bike

Cycling around the city is a speedy, low-cost way of getting around campus. It's also great for exercise and reducing your carbon footprint.

There are cycle pathways on the quieter roads around Portsmouth. You can find out where the cycle pathways and quieter roads are from this Portsmouth City Council cycling map.

There are a range of facilities available for staff and students to use across campus, including a number of covered cycle cages with swipe card access, and bike lockers which are highlighted on our active travel facilities map

If you're cycling, running or using other active travel to get into campus, we've got a range of facilities for when you get here.

Check out our Active Travel Facilities Map to find your nearest cycle rack, lockers or showering facilities.