The University of Waikato
Gate 1, 1 Knighton RoadHamilton

Getting to the University

The University of Waikato’s main campus is in Hamilton, 4km from the city centre. The University campus is located in the suburb of Hillcrest and may be accessed from either Knighton Road or Hillcrest Road.

By Car

The airport is about 15 minute drive from the University, and 20 minute drive from the city centre, and has direct flights to/from Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland and Palmerston North.  There is plenty of free, unrestricted car-parking available on campus, via Gate 1 (Knighton Road) and Gate 10 (Silverdale Road).

By Bus

The university and city-centre are linked by buses 13 and 17, which between them depart every 15 minutes during the day, and 30 minutes in the evening. Additionally, The Orbiter route provides a fast link between Knighton Road (University) and Bridge Street (near city centre)

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