Travel to Cambridge

Click here for a map showing the location of the airport, bus and train stations.

By Air

London Stansted

The closest airport to Cambridge is London Stansted, which is served by flights from many European destinations. To get from Stansted Airport to Cambridge, you should travel by train (travel time 30 minutes) or coach (travel time 50 minutes) - both offer frequent services to central Cambridge.

London Heathrow

London Heathrow is approximately 2 hours from Cambridge. Coaches run approximately every hour. It is also possible to take the London Underground to Kings Cross station (travel time 1 hour), and change there to an overland train to Cambridge.

London Gatwick

London Gatwick is located south of London, and is approximately 3 hours from Cambridge by direct coach. Alternatively, catch a train from the airport station to London St Pancras station (travel time approx 1 hour), walk to London Kings Cross station (5 minutes) and from there catch a train to Cambridge.

By Train

Cambridge is served by fast, frequent and direct trains from London Kings Cross station, which is adjacent to St Pancras International station, the London terminus for Eurostar. To find travel information from other UK stations, visit the National Rail enquiries website.

By Car

Delegates are encouraged to travel to Cambridge by public transport. Unfortunately there is no parking at Queens' College and cars will not be admitted into the college. However, car parking is available for meeting delegates at the University Sports Ground off Wilberforce Road. Queens' College is a pleasant 15-20 minute walk from the Sports Ground; click here for a map.

Those wishing to drive to Queens' College to drop off or collect colleagues should note that Silver Street has restricted vehicular access at its west end between 10:00 and 16:00, when Silver Street is blocked by rising bollards between Queens' College and Queen's Road. Queens' College has 24-hour two-way access via Trumpington Street and Silver Street from its east end.


Click on the image below to view map of Cambridge City Centre.