Accommodation

An allocation of accommodation has been secured with a variety of providers at negotiated rates, especially for delegates attending this event. To secure a room from this allocation, all bookings should be made through Marketing Sheffield via this website.

The team has access to a range of hotels across Sheffield with prices to suit all budgets. Reservations can be made using the web address below until 28 days prior to the event start date. On this date some hotels will choose to leave unsold rooms on the system, or they may remove them. The site will close fully 14 days prior to the event start date. After this date contact details for hotel will be given for last minute enquiries.

Travel options

A map of the campus is available at
http://www.shef.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel/university

Travel information and maps can be found at
http://www.shef.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel

By rail

Link to discounted rail travel from London is available from our accommodation pages:
https://book.passkey.com/e/50031737

Sheffield is at the heart of the railway network. Regular services operate between Sheffield and London St. Pancras (from just over 2 hours), Birmingham (1.25 hours), Leeds (1 hour) Manchester (1 hour) and Nottingham (1 hour).
There is a direct link from the railway station to the Sheffield Station Supertram stop via the main overbridge.

Cross Country Trains
Trains to and from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, Oxford, Penzance, Plymouth, Reading, and York.
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East Midlands Trains
Trains to and from Chesterfield, Derby, Leicester, London St Pancras (International), Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich, Nottingham and Peterborough.
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TransPennine Express
Trains to and from Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Manchester and Manchester Airport.
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Megabus
Megabus runs trains from some UK cities to Sheffield.
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Northern Rail
Local trains to and from stations in Yorkshire, Chesterfield, Lincoln, Manchester and Nottingham.
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More information on train services to and from Sheffield

National Rail Enquiries
Train travel for the whole of the UK, including Live Arrival and Departure information from Sheffield Station. Discounted railcards offering a third off for students and young people are also available from National Rail.
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The Trainline
Routes, fares and journey times from more than 150 train and coach companies in 36 countries.
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Travel South Yorkshire
Local rail timetables, including bus and tram services. There is a direct link from the railway station to the Sheffield Station Supertram stop via the main station bridge.
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By coach

National Express
National Express operates a comprehensive coach service to most parts of the country from Sheffield Transport Interchange, Pond Street. The fastest service to London takes about 3.5 hours.
National express also offer a third off travel for students and young people holding a Young Persons’ Coachcard.
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Megabus
Megabus coaches connect to destinations worldwide from Meadowhall Interchange, which is about four miles from Sheffield city centre. You can get a bus or train from Meadowhall back into Sheffield city centre or a tram direct to the University.
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By car

A map of the campus is available at
http://www.shef.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel/university

Approaching from the M1 and M18

Approach Sheffield on the M1 and leave the motorway at junction 33, following signs along the dual carriageway A630/A57/A61 Parkway.

After entering the 40mph zone, turn right onto the Ring Road at junction 1 – Cutlers Gate.

Continue along the Ring Road following signs for ‘University of Sheffield’, ‘Barnsley A61’ and later ‘Glossop A57’, through junctions 10, 9, 8 and 7.

At junction 7 – Shalesmoor – turn left and continue uphill along the Ring Road, still following signs for ‘University of Sheffield’ and ‘Glossop A57’.

Continue along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout – junction 6 – University Square.

Take the first exit for departments in the Broad Lane and Mappin Street areas, and the third exit for the main Western Bank part of the campus.

From Manchester and the west

(via M60 and A628 Woodhead Pass) Leave the M60 (east) at junction 24 – signed ‘Sheffield’. Continue following the ‘Sheffield’ signs along the M67 and the A628 Woodhead Pass.

Join the A616 and follow signs for ‘M1’ and ‘Sheffield A616’ for 10 miles. At the roundabout, follow signs for ‘Sheffield (North) A61’ and later ‘City Centre A61’ for seven miles, passing through Grenoside and Hillsborough.

At the Ring Road roundabout – junction 7 Shalesmoor – turn right onto the Ring Road, following signs for ‘University of Sheffield’ and ‘Glossop A57’.

Continue along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout – junction 6 – University Square. Take the first exit for departments in the Broad Lane and Mappin Street areas, and the third exit for the main Western Bank part of the campus.

A map of the campus is available at
http://www.shef.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel/university

Car parking

Car parking is limited around the University. The nearest multi storey car park is on the corner of Rockingham Street and Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4NL
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There is an abundance of city centre car parks.
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Travel to the venue

By tram

Trams link the railway station and the city centre directly to the University. The tram stop is located at the back of the railway station. Trams from the station to the University run on the Blue route (destination Malin Bridge). Trams from the city centre to the University run on both the Blue route and the Yellow route (destination Middlewood).

By bus

Buses to the University are frequent and inexpensive. From the railway station and coach station you can take the number 120 directly to the University. Other buses from the city centre include the 51 and 52. The following buses stop at – or near – the main University campus: 10, 30, 51, 52, 95, 120, 273, 274 and 505.

By tram

Trams link the railway station and the city centre directly to the University. The tram stop is located at the back of the railway station. Trams from the station to the University run on the Blue route (destination Malin Bridge). Trams from the city centre to the University run on both the Blue route and the Yellow route (destination Middlewood).

By bus

Buses to the University are frequent and inexpensive. From the railway station and coach station you can take the number 120 directly to the University. Other buses from the city centre include the 51 and 52. The following buses stop at – or near – the main University campus: 10, 30, 51, 52, 95, 120, 273, 274 and 505.