Location

Bioavailability 2018 will be taking place at the John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich, UK

John Innes Conference Centre
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
UK
NR4 7UH

Email: conference.centre@jic.ac.uk (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances)
Tel: 01603 450792
Website: https://www.jic.ac.uk/technologies/conference-centre/

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TRANSPORT OPTIONS

How to reach John Innes Centre - Conference Centre:

The city of Norwich is located 190 km north-east of London and can be reached by train, car or aeroplane.
From central Norwich there are regular bus services to the Norwich Research Park.

By Train

Norwich is less than two hours by train from London Liverpool Street station, with trains approximately every half hour.

Information on timetables and purchasing tickets can be found at Greater Anglia, National Rail Enquiries or Raileasy websites.

A taxi rank is located outside the station. The journey from Norwich to the John Innes Conference Centre by taxi takes about 20-30 minutes.

Bus number 26 (The Blue Line) runs from Norwich Railway Station to the Norwich Research Park.

By Road

The John Innes Conference Centre is situated on the outskirts of Norwich, approx. 3 miles west of the city centre, and located off the Earlham Road/Watton Road (B1108), one of the main roads in / out of the city, and Colney Lane.

From London

  • Stay on A11 until you reach the Thickthorn Services roundabout
  • At roundabout take 2nd exit A47 (signposted Swaffham)
  • At the junction with B1108, branch left (signposted Norwich) on the B1108 towards the double roundabout
  • At the 1st roundabout take 3rd exit signposted Norwich B1108 University
  • At the 2nd roundabout go straight over, signposted Hospital, Colney, Research Park
  • Continue on B1108 (Watton Road)
  • At the 1st set of traffic lights, take the middle lane (road marked HOSP straight on)
  • At the 2nd set of traffic lights, take the right lane to turn right signposted Hospital and Norwich Research Park
  • Keep right
  • At the next set of traffic lights, turn Right and follow the road to the John Innes Centre
  • Car parking – contact Ashok Aravindakshan (a.aravindakshan@elsevier.com) to obtain a car parking pass.

By Air

Norwich International Airport is 30 minutes’ drive from the John Innes Conference Centre. The airport provides links to over 70 European and 400 international destinations via the international hubs of Schiphol and Manchester airports. There are also direct links to various UK destinations.

From the Airport, there is no direct bus route. A taxi rank is located outside the main terminal. The journey by taxi takes about 25-30 minutes.

Stansted International Airport is an hour and a half by road, or an hour by train, from and to the Quadram Institute Bioscience. Stansted provides links to UK destinations and various European hubs for onward international connections.

Gatwick Airport (London) has good train (via London), coach and road links to Norwich.

Heathrow Airport (London) has good train (via London), coach and road links to Norwich.

By Public Transport

Please check http://www.travelineeastanglia.co.uk/ for help in planning journeys via public transport to the John Innes Centre and the most up to date timetables.

By Bus

Norwich is connected to the National Express coach network to almost all major UK cities, via the Surrey Street Bus Station in Norwich City Centre. Megabus also run a service to Norwich direct from London Victoria.

In addition, the National Express service 490 runs from London Victoria Coach Station to University of East Anglia (UEA), and National Express Service 727 runs from Brighton to UEA, via Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, and Cambridge.

From Norwich City Centre

Bus number 26 runs from Norwich City Centre to the Norwich Research Park, via UEA.

Bus 26 runs regularly from the train station to the University of East Anglia campus and then on to the Norfolk and Norwich University Trust Hospital passing the John Innes Centre along the route.

Bus number 25 (The Blue Line) also runs from Norwich City Centre to Chancellors Drive, University of East Anglia. The John Innes Centre is 15 minutes on foot from there.

Bus numbers 11/12 (The Pink Line) run from Norwich City Centre (St Stephens Street Stop) to the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. The John Innes Centre is 20 minutes on foot from there.

Buses 11, 21, 21A and 22 (The Orange Line) take alternative routes to the Norfolk and Norwich University Trust Hospital, again passing the John Innes Centre along the route.

Konectbus 3 and 4 run from Norwich city centre to the Norfolk and Norwich University Trust Hospital, again passing the John Innes Centre along the route.

The John Innes Centre and Conference Centre is on the Norwich Research Park.

By Taxi

Journeys to the John Innes Centre cost approximately £10-£12 from Norwich city centre and take approximately 20-30minutes.

Beeline Taxis – 01603 767676
Five Star Taxis – 01603 555555
Bestway Taxis – 01603 666666
Loyal Taxis – 01603 444555
Goldstar Taxis – 01603 700700