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Getting to UNSW

Kensington Campus

UNSW's main campus is located on a 38 hectare site in the suburb of Kensington. 

Light Rail

See map here

The L2 Randwick Line includes 14 stops between Circular Quay and Randwick, running through the CBD, Central, Surry Hills, Moore Park, UNSW and ending at the Randwick Hospital Campus on High Street, Randwick. 

The UNSW High Street stop is at Gate 9, near the corner of High Street and Wansey Road.

The L3 Kingsford Line opened 3 April 2020, includes 14 stops between Circular Quay and Kingsford, running through the CBD, Central, Surry Hills, Moore Park, along Anzac Parade through Kensington, UNSW, Kingsford and ending at Juniors Kingsford.

The UNSW Anzac Parade stop is located near University Mall on Anzac Parade.

High-frequency Light Rail services mean you can just turn up and go. The CBD and South East Light Rail service operates as a turn-up-and-go service. It runs every 4-8 minutes between Circular Quay and Moore Park, and every 8-12 minutes on the L3 Line between Moore Park and Kingsford or on the L2 Line between Moore Park and Randwick . You can see when the next one is coming by checking the displays on the platform, or on the Transport for NSW app. Tap on and off at the Opal card readers on the platform.

For more information go to Transport for NSW


Regular bus services operate from Central, including routes 393 and 395 or 392, 394, L94, 396, 397 and 399 from Circular Quay, Martin Place and St James.
For up to date transport information and travel planning options please visit https://transportnsw.info/trip


Metered parking is available on campus, with some street parking also available.

Campus maps:

You can view the Kensington Campus map or explore the campus before you arrive with our Virtual Tour.

Paddington Campus - UNSW Art & Design

The UNSW Art & Design Paddington Campus (formerly COFA) is centrally located on Oxford Street, Paddington and is easily accessible from the Kensington Campus. 

The Art & Design campus is well serviced by a variety of public transport options. The campus is within walking distance of two major train stations (Central and Museum), as well as bus routes on nearby Oxford Street and Flinders Street. 

Paddington shuttle bus 

A free shuttle bus will operate between Paddington and UNSW Kensington campus during Open Day. The shuttle bus stop is located outside the Post Office [F22] on the UNSW Kensington and at the Greens Rd entrance (Paddington). Follow the yellow dotted line from the Scientia Advisory Centre to the bus stop outside the Post Office.