How to find us

The Royal Agricultural University is superbly located on the outskirts of Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds. We are easily accessible by train, coach and car from most parts of the UK.

Address: Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS.


By car

For visitors using Satellite Navigation, the University postcode is GL7 6JS.

Google Maps directions to RAU

M4 Motorway

Exit Junction 15 on to A419 to Cirencester. Exit at Cirencester Industrial Area and follow clear signposting to the University.

M5 Motorway

Exit Junction 11A on to A417. Exit at Stratton and follow Gloucester Road, from where it is clearly signposted to Cirencester Town Centre.

M40 Motorway

Take the A40 to Burford, then B4425 to Cirencester via Fosse Way (A429) from Stow-on-the-Wold. The University is clearly signposted from the Cirencester by-pass.

By rail

There are frequent British Rail services from London (Paddington) to Kemble Station (Cirencester), via Swindon. There are also regular trains from Gloucester and Cheltenham, which connect to the main train lines.

A taxi and bus service is available to transport you the remaining three miles from Kemble Station to the University.

Contact National Rail Enquiries

Tel: 08457 484950


Contact First Great Western

Tel: 08457 000125


By coach

There are regular coach services from London Victoria Station and Heathrow to Cirencester. The journey about takes about two hours.

Contact National Express

Tel: 08717 818181


By air

Our closest international airports are Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and London Heathrow. Rail and coach connections are available from these cities to Kemble and Cirencester.