The City of Cambridge is located in the East of England, 50 miles north of London. It is well served by road and rail links, has its own airport and is within easy distance of the major London airports.
Train: There is a regular service to Cambridge from London.
Bus: The central drop-off point for bus services is at the city bus station on Drummer Street.
Car: Very limited parking is available for visitors on University and College sites and in the City as a whole. Please call the office that you are visiting in advance for information about the availability of parking. Parking within the City is very limited, so please use Park & Ride sites instead of bringing your car into the centre if you possibly can.
Air: The closest airport offering scheduled flights is Stansted, which is 30 miles from Cambridge. A regular bus service and a direct train service run from Stansted to the City.
Cambridge also has its own airport situated just 3 miles from the City. The airport holds a Public Use Licence and can accept the operation of public transport aircraft up to Boeing 757 and long-haul aircraft, making Cambridge easily accessible for conference delegation charter flights from Europe and the US Eastern Seaboard. For more information about the services offered at Cambridge Airport please visit their web site, which can be found here.
Cambridge City Council is the best resource for the most up-to-date information regarding travelling to, around and access to Cambridge. Here you’ll find information about road closures, rising bollards, buses, trains, taxis etc:
If you cannot find what you need, please just call us and we will try to help.