Campus Safety & Transportation

Brescia campus hill. Parking

Daily parking permits, valid for use in LOT A (RED), are available for purchase at Clare Hall Reception and the Mother St. James Building. LOT A (RED) is the lower parking lot, located east of the Mother St. James building and accessed from Brescia Drive (entrance off Western Road).

Metered parking is available in LOT B (BLUE), located in front of the Mother St. James Building.

Parking Fees and Regulations Including information on Annual Permits

Transportation News & Updates:

Campus Shuttle Bus Service

Brescia and King’s operate a shuttle bus service for all students between campuses. Shuttle buses run Monday through Friday only. Please see below for the regular routes and schedules:

  • Thanksgiving: Mon, Oct 14th, 2019
  • Fall Reading Week: Mon, Nov 4th – Fri, Nov 8th, 2019
  • Family Day: Mon, Feb 17th, 2020
  • Spring Ready Week: Tues, Feb 18th – Fri, Feb 21st, 2020
  • Good Friday: Fri, Apr 10th, 2020

athterisk-red-large During exams there is a special shuttle bus schedule:
Exam Bus Schedule
Exam Bus Route
Exam Taxi Service (Please note: Taxi Chits are available at Clare Hall Reception)

Transportation: In our City and Beyond

The following is a list of reliable transportation modes available for you:

London Transit

The city bus system offers convenient bus routes across the city of London. They offer user friendly online bus schedules as well as phone support. For more information, visit the London Transit website.

London Transit Student Bus pass

Full-time undergraduate students are automatically enrolled into the USC/LTC Universal Bus Pass program administered by the University Students’ Council. Students are provided a pass that is valid each year continuously from September 1 through August 31. This pass entitles students unlimited use of all regularly scheduled London Transit Commission services. For more information on this program please visit

Note, students who have received a Western One card in the years 2016-17 and onward will NOT need an additional paper bus pass, it is part of the tap technology in your student card. For those students with an older version of the student card, a paper bus pass will still be required.

Ride Share

Save money, reduce traffic congestion, and help the environment!
Find a Brescia area commuter by registering as a carpooler through the City of London. For more information, visit the Regional Rideshare website that covers the Brescia, Huron, King’s and Western area.


Greyhound Canada

Thinking about traveling out of town? Greyhound offers convenient schedules, student discounts, and provides service across North America. For more information, visit the Greyhound Canada website.

Via Rail

Want to travel on Rails? Try VIA Rail. They offer student discounts and provide service to most of Canada.


Need a Taxi? The following are taxi services in the London area:

  • Yellow London Taxi (519 657-1111)
  • Checker Limousine (519 659 0400)
  • U-Need-A Cab Ltd. (519 438 2121)

Campus Safety: Foot Patrol

You never have to walk alone! Western Foot Patrol provides safe escorts back to your car, will wait with you at a bus stop or drive you home if you live near campus. A male/female pair will be dispatched after calling (519) 661-3650 and giving your location. For more information, visit the Foot Patrol Website.