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Directions to Walton Hall

The University has its headquarters at Walton Hall, in the city of Milton Keynes, which is mid-way between London and Birmingham, and Oxford and Cambridge.

The main reception is located in the Berrill Building (Image below) and all visitors should report here unless otherwise instructed.

Once at Walton Hall Campus if directed to a particular building there is a printable Campus Map available.

To get to Walton Hall Campus:

By Road

If using Sat Nav please enter the postcode MK7 6AA.

From M1, Junction 14

Follow signs for Milton Keynes, take A509 to first roundabout (Northfield Roundabout). 
Continue straight ahead onto (H6 Childs Way).
At next roundabout (Fox Milne Roundabout) Take second exit (H6 Childs Way).
At next roundabout (Willen Roundabout) Take first exit (V10 Brickhill Street).
At next oundabout (Oakgrove Roundabout) Take second exit (V10 Brickhill Street).
At next roundabout (Kents Hill Roundabout) Take second exit (V10 Brickhill Street).
At next minor roundabout (Kents Hill Park) Take second exit (V10 Brickhill Street).
At next roundabout (Univeristy Roundabout) take third exit (Milton Road).
After a short distance you will arrive at the entrance barriers to The Open University.

Unless you have prior parking arragements...
Proceed in the Right-hand lane (St. Michaels Drive) and take first right (Ring Road East) and then immediately first left into the Berrill Building Reception and Visitors Car Park.

From M1, Junction 13

Follow signs for Milton Keynes, taking A421 for 3 miles to Kingston roundabout.  Take second exit onto Groveway (H9), signposted A5/Aylesbury/Dunstable/Walnut Tree/Universities.  Go straight over the next roundabout (Walnut Tree).  At the following roundabout (Walton), turn right, then first left for the East Entrance to the campus.  Main reception is located in the Berrill Building.

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By Train

The University is about four miles from Milton Keynes Central Station, on the London (Euston) to Birmingham Line.  Milton Keynes Central is an Intercity stop.  Trains are frequent and the journey time from Euston varies between 35-60 minutes.

By Bus

There is a shuttle bus that is operated by Soul’s Coach that runs between the train station in the morning and in the afternoon (Monday to Friday only) (£1 each journey).

Service 11/11a and 12/12a (Vale Travel), Service 24/25 (Red Rose Travel), Service 70 (Arriva) public buses run frequently from the train station to The Open University.

By Taxi

Taxis can always be found outside the MK Central Station.  The Open University is five to ten minutes drive from the Station.

View a Printable (.pdf) map.

By Air

You can get to The Open University from any of the local airports.  Luton is the nearest one (24 miles around 40 minutes).