Getting Here

The Autism Arts Festival is at the Canterbury campus of the University of Kent, and it is taking place outside of term time when the campus will be quiet. We aim to make the venues and the spaces between them as autism-friendly as possible, so if you have any specific requirements please do let us know. (Email:

Below is a map of the campus with the three main buildings marked (Blue – Jarman, Green – Grimond, Pink – Gulbenkian). Click on this to open a more detailed map.

AAF 2019 Map


Arriving by Train

London (St Pancras) to Canterbury West (High-Speed train)

London (Charing Cross or Waterloo East) to Canterbury West

London (Victoria) to Canterbury East

Ebbsfleet International to Canterbury East

Ashford International to Canterbury West

Then use local bus service or taxi to travel to the University. Call 03457 484950 for train times and further information.

Arriving by Road

To Canterbury Via M25 clockwise: M25 junction 2 exit onto A2 Canterbury, continue on A2/M2, exit M2 junction 7 onto A2, follow signs to Canterbury. Via M25 anticlockwise: M25 junction 5 continue ahead on M26(M20) signposted Maidstone, M20 junction 7 exit onto A249 Sheerness, A249 exit left onto M2 for Canterbury, exit M2 junction 7 onto A2 follow signs to Canterbury.

Canterbury to the campus Via A2 eastbound/London: Rheims Way, London Road, A290 Whitstable Road, University Road. Via A2 westbound/A28: Wincheap, Rheims Way, London Road, A290 Whitstable Road, University Road.

Satellite navigation postcode CT2 7NP (University Road), then follow signs for visitor parking.

Arriving by Coach

Regular services run from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury Bus Station.

Local bus services The UNIBUS runs every 8-15 minutes.