Plan Your Visit

To foster a sustainable, healthy lifestyle and help reduce parking and traffic problems we encourage staff and students to use public transport or to cycle or walk to UNSW as alternatives to driving a car.

Kensington Campus

UNSW's main campus is located on a 38 hectare site in the suburb of Kensington. Every weekday Kensington Campus generates more than 60,000 trips to and from work and study making it the largest single destination for people in the Eastern Suburbs.

With nearly 1,700 UNSW Express Bus services per week the campus is easy to get to via public transport no matter where you are travelling from. The full complement of transport options, depending on your original location, include cycling, walking, driving, bus, train and ferry services.

View the Kensington Campus map (PDF).

Paddington Campus

The Paddington Campus (also known as UNSW Art and Design, formerly COFA) is centrally located on Oxford Street, Paddington and is easily accessible from the Kensington Campus. Find further information on pulic transport links to the Paddington Campus.  

View the Paddington Campus map (PDF).

Paddington/Kensington Courtesy Shuttle Bus

The courtesy shuttle bus operates between UNSW Paddington and Kensington campuses during semester, excluding weekends and public holidays. The courtesy shuttle bus stop is located just inside the Gate 8 entrance on High Street Kensington. Paddington courtesy shuttle bus stop is located at the Greens Rd entrance Paddington. 

View the Shuttle Bus Timetable or live track the bus via the StaySafe App 

Please note:

  • The Kensington-Paddington Courtesy Shuttle Bus is not operational between Term 3 and Term 1 of each year. Services will recommence on 6 January 2020.  

  • Capacity and frequency is limited. Seat availability is not guaranteed.

  • Shuttle bus may depart earlier than scheduled, if filled to capacity.

  • Shuttle bus is not available for charter.

Other UNSW Campuses

UNSW’s CBD Campus is located on Levels 6 and 7, 1 O'Connell Street in the heart of Sydney's CBD. A number of classes and functions for the Faculties of Law and Business take place at this location. View the CBD Campus map.

Randwick Campus is home to the UNSW Institute of Languages. Located at 22-32 King Street, Randwick, the campus is easily accessible by bus, bicycle or car. View the Randwick Campus map.

Cliffbrook Campus is located at 45 Beach Street Coogee. Cliffbrook Campus is easily accessible by bus, bicycle or car. View the Cliffbrook Campus map.

The David Phillips Campus is located off Gwea Ave, Daceyville, approximately 2km from the Kensington Campus. The campus is easily accessible on foot from the Kensington Campus or by bus or bicycle.  

It is the home of UNSW’s rugby, football, touch, hockey, tennis and cricket clubs. View the David Phillips Campus map.

The Manly Vale Campus is located at 110 King Street, Manly Vale and is home to the UNSW Water Research Laboratory. It is easily accessible by car. View the Manly Vale Campus map.

The Canberra Campus is located at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA). ADFA is located off Northcott Drive, Canberra which is less than five kilometres from the city centre and Canberra airport. It is easily accessible by car. View the Canberra Campus map.

Exam Transport

For detailed information on exam buses go to Current Students.