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The information below should help you to plan your travel arrangements, whether you are arriving by air, or by road. There are several airports within easy reach of Cambridge (by train or coach), along with excellent road links.

Getting to Cambridge

By Air
Cambridge is served by five main airports: Stansted (the closest), Heathrow, Gatwick, London City and Luton.

  • From Stansted: take a direct train to Cambridge which takes around 35 minutes. For further information visit: www.stanstedairport.com/transport-and-directions/trains
  • From Heathrow: take a National Express coach to Cambridge which stops at Parkside next to Parker's Piece. Alternatively, take the Underground (Piccadilly Line to King's Cross Station) and then take a train to Cambridge
  • From Gatwick: take a National Express coach to Cambridge which stops at Parkside next to Parker's Piece. Alternatively, take the train to Victoria Station, change to the Underground (Victoria Line to King's Cross Station) and then take a train to Cambridge
  • From London City: take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to Bank Underground Station, change to the Northern Line to King's Cross Station or change to the Central Line to Liverpool Street Station and then take a train to Cambridge
  • From Luton: take a National Express coach from Luton to Cambridge

For information on National Express coaches, see www.nationalexpress.com

For information on trains, see www.nationalrail.co.uk

There are direct trains from central London (King's Cross and Liverpool Street Stations) which take about an hour to Cambridge.

Please note that coach and train fares can vary substantially on the same route, depending on the time and day of travel, the flexibility of the ticket and how far in advance the ticket is booked.

Taxis are available from all airports, but will cost considerably more.

By Road
From the south, leave the M11 at Junction 11 and from the north, leave the A1 at the A14.

See: http://www.visitcambridge.org/visitor-information/how-to-get-here

 

 

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