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Directions to Walton Hall

Berrill Building, the Open University

The University has its headquarters at Walton Hall, in Milton Keynes, which is 50 miles north of Central London and just off the M1 motorway, linking to the north of England.

Please visit Milton Keynes Council to view an interactive map of Milton Keynes.

The main reception is located in the Berrill Building (image to the right) and all visitors should report here unless otherwise instructed. Free visitor parking is available.

When you arrive, a campus map is available for you to get around the campus.

Please follow below for more information on how to get to our Milton Keynes campus with different modes of transport.


If you are arriving by car, our address is:

The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes

Main Switchboard

+44(0)1908 274066

Please follow Google Maps directions, if using Sat Nav.

For information on roadworks or traffic disruptions, please visit One.Network

Entering campus by car

Proceed through the security barriers after being given access, follow directional signs to Berrill Building Reception and Visitors Car Park or otherwise instructed by your host.


The University is approximately four miles from Milton Keynes Central Station, which is an intercity stop and trains are frequent. Thre is also a local line from Bedford to Bletchley which is approximately 4 miles from the OU.

Please visit our Rail website for more information on planning your route and viewing train timetables.


Bus service F77 (Arriva) is a public bus which runs frequently to and from the University to areas in Milton Keynes and the train station.

For more information, visit our Bus Services website for more information.


Taxis to and from the Open University can be booked using Skyline Taxis (University preferred supplier). Please visit our Taxis website for more information.


You can get to The Open University from any of the UK airports, London Luton (LLA) is the nearest approximately 24 miles away. You can travel easily to the University by Road, Rail, Bus or Taxi. Please visit our Bus Services website or London Luton Airport website for more information on planning your route.


Travel Advice News

Bike shed improvements

The lights in the bike shed near Mulberry Bear have been updated with LED lights which are brighter to make the area safer, they are also more economical .We are hoping to roll this project out over the rest of the campus.

3rd May 2023
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Contact us

The Open University
Travel Advice
First Floor
Geoffrey Crowther Building
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes

01908 659784