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Travelling to Cambridge

The easiest way to reach Cambridge is via Stansted Airport and then a short trip by train or by coach to Cambridge itself. International travelers flying to any of the other London Airports can also use train or coach to reach Cambridge.

  • From Heathrow Airport use either:
    • coach - approx 2hr40 - cost £27
    • Train: Piccadilly Underground line to London Kings Cross station (1hr - £4) and train to reach Cambridge (between 45min and 2hr - £18).
  • From Gatwick Airport use coach or train via London Kings Cross/St. Pancreas to Cambridge.

by AIR

The closest airport offering scheduled flights is Stansted, which is 45 Km from Cambridge. A regular bus service and a direct train service run from Stansted to the city.

Stansted Airport,
Heathrow Airport,
Gatwick Airport,
all major UK international airports


There are regular train services to Cambridge from London and the major airports.

Cambridge <-> London,
National Rail,
Journey Planner,
London Underground,
London Underground Maps

by BUS

The central drop-off point for bus services is at the city bus station on Drummer Street. Full information about bus routes and timetables is available.

National Express buses,
Buses from airports,
Local buses,
Other useful links

by CAR

Visitors to Cambridge are encouraged to travel by train. Cambridge is an old city with small and narrow streets and very limited parking. Sidney Sussex does not offer parking, and the hotels only a very limited amount. Whenever possible please use 'Park & Ride' sites instead of bringing your car into the city centre.

Park & Ride,
Further parking information

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