How to get to The Alan Turing Institute


The Alan Turing Institute is located on the first floor of the British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, London, UK.

During the British Library's opening hours all guests can access The Alan Turing Institute via the Library's main entrance on Euston Road. If you have a meeting or event outside of those hours, your host can register you to access the staff entrance.

Once at the Turing, please report to reception to pick up your visitor lanyard.

Header image credit: Brian Walker


Travelling to the Turing

By rail

The Institute is located adjacent to St Pancras International Rail Station and within five minute walk of Kings Cross Rail Station and 10 minute walk of Euston Rail Station.

By underground

The nearest underground station is Kings Cross St Pancras Station (five minute walk), which is on the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank branch), Piccadilly and Victoria underground lines.

By bus

There are many nearby services, including 10, 30, 59, 63, 73 and 91.

By car

There is no onsite parking.

The nearest car park is the NCP one in Judd Street, 10 minutes' walk away.

Metered parking (08:30 – 18:30) is available on Ossulston Street (3 spaces only).

By bicycle

There are covered and uncovered areas for bicycles. The best approach from central London is via Tavistock Place and Cartwright Gardens.


Finding the Turing from within the British Library

Enter the British Library via the main entrance on Euston Road.

To access the first floor via stairs take the main staircase to the left of the ticket and membership desk. Once at the large central bookcase display, turn right and head towards the sign for The Alan Turing Institute.

To access the first floor via lift go right after entering the British Library, past the ticket and membership desk and fountain, and turn left at the bookshop. Continue until reaching Lift 6. Take the lift to the upper ground floor (UG). Once on the upper ground floor, exit the lift and take one of the three lifts diagonally across to the first floor. On the first floor, exit the lift, turn left and following the sign for The Alan Turing Institute.

The Alan Turing Institute entrance is illuminated with signage over the doorway, behind the display of the enigma machine. Please report to reception once you arrive at the entrance.