Organise your trip

Travel

The meeting will be held in the Cantor Building on Sheffield Hallam's City Campus. The city campus is located opposite Sheffield train station and next to Sheffield bus station. A campus map can be downloaded here



By air

By air

Manchester, Leeds/Bradford and Nottingham East Midlands airports are all about an hour's travel time from Sheffield. Robin Hood Airport near Doncaster is around 30 minutes away by car.

Manchester Airport is served by many domestic and international carriers and has a direct rail link to Sheffield both day and night.

Both London airports (Heathrow and Gatwick) are reasonably accessible by rail with just one change of train. We recommend you to allow at least four hours travel time between either of these airports and Sheffield.

Nottingham East Midlands Airport

Leeds/Bradford Airport

London Gatwick Airport

London Heathrow Airport

Manchester Airport

Robin Hood Airport - Doncaster and Sheffield



By train

By train

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). 

Cross Country Trains
Trains to and from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, Oxford, Penzance, Plymouth, Reading, and York.

East Midlands Trains
Trains to and from Chesterfield, Derby, Leicester, London St Pancras (International), Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich, Nottingham and Peterborough.

First TransPennine Express
Trains to and from Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Manchester and Manchester Airport.

Northern Rail
Local trains to and from stations in Yorkshire, Chesterfield, Lincoln, Manchester and Nottingham.

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950) or Travel South Yorkshire



By coach

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.

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.



By car

By car

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RACor via https://www4.shu.ac.uk/university/visit/find-us/city.html 



Parking

Parking 

There are several car parks close to the City Campus. Discounted parking rates are available for visitors at the following car parks. 


To claim this discounted rate, scan your yellow or blue parking chip at the main reception in Owen Building.



By taxi

Taxis

  • City Taxi's - 0114 239 39 39
  • Mercury Taxis (Sheffield) Ltd - 0114 266 2662
  • Excel Taxi's - 0114 245 0000


If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail conferences@iop.org stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: EXTENDED
    24 November 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    2 December 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    3 January 2017

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