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Travel to Cambridge

Photo of Kings College from the backs

By Rail

Cambridge is connected to a number of mainline train stations including London King's Cross and London Liverpool Street. For more information, visit the National Rail Enquiries website. There is a taxi rank at Cambridge railway station and many bus routes also connect to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

By Air

The closest major airport to Cambridge is London Stansted, which is about 40 minutes away by road and 35 minutes by train - see timetable.

 By Car

If possible please avoid driving to Cambridge, as the roads to and from Cambridge are very busy and parking is limited and expensive. If you wish to drive to our departmental sites:

  • Cambridge Biomedical Campus - parking is available but you will be charged per hour of your stay.
  • Strangeways Research Laboratory - limited parking is available by prior arrangement.
  • Wellcome Sanger Institute - onsite parking is available by prior arrangement.

 Map of roads into Cambridge