Venue and Travel Directions

The conference will take place at the Institute of Physics (IOP), 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9BU. [Map]

The IOP is conveniently located just five minutes’ walk from the excellent transport links of King's Cross St Pancras London Underground, National Rail and Eurostar stations.

IOP Lecture Theatre

Institute of Physics


By London Underground (Tube)

King’s Cross St Pancras is the nearest station and has access to the Victoria, Northern, Piccadilly, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines. Euston and Angel Underground stations are short bus journeys away.

Getting to the IOP building from King's Cross station:

By National Rail

London has many mainline rail stations. Trains from London serve destinations across the UK. Train timetables can be viewed at

By Bus

There are many buses serving the King’s Cross area, but the 10, 17, 59, 91, 259 and 390 all stop across the road from the IOP building.

By Bicycle

Santander bicycle docking stations are nearby.

By Eurostar

St. Pancras International station is the London Eurostar terminal. This offers you direct high speed rail connections to Paris (2hrs 15 mins) and Brussels (1hr 50 mins), with onward connections to many European destinations. More information can be found at

By Air

Below are directions to the IOP from London's five main airports. Taxis will be expensive, possibly over £50. Use only registered metered taxis from taxi ranks and confirm the approximate price before starting the journey.

Having problems finding the venue?

Have you arrived in King’s Cross but are having problems finding the IOP building? If so, call the number below and the reception give you directions.

Senate House

The conference dinner will be held at Macmillan Hall, Senate House, University of London, Mallet Street, London, WC1E 7HU. [Map]

Senate House

Macmillan Hall

Conference Organisers