Travelling to the Cambridge Campus

This page contains directions to our East Road campus in central Cambridge, as well as to our Health Building and Music Therapy Centre which are both nearby.

Environmentally-aware travel

As a University we are committed to doing all we can to reduce the environmental impact of traffic travelling to our campuses, and promote the use of public transport wherever possible.

Regional, local and campus maps of Cambridge can be found at the bottom of this page.

By bike

Cambridge is the unofficial cycling capital of the UK, so there are plenty of facilities for cyclists, including a cycle park at Park Street, a hire shop at the railway station and countless cycle routes. The Cambridge Cycling Campaign has a comprehensive map of the city and route planner.

Public transport

By bus/coach
The Drummer Street bus station is a 15-minute walk from our East Road campus. Most local bus services, run by Stagecoach stop here. National Express coaches stop on Parkside, a five-minute walk to campus.

By train
Trains run frequently between Cambridge and:
  • London (King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations)
  • Ipswich
  • Peterborough (with connections to the north)
  • King's Lynn
  • Birmingham.
You can use National Rail Enquiries to plan your journey.

Our campus is a 20 to 25-minute walk from the train station. Alternatively you can get a bus to the Grand Arcade in Cambridge city centre which is a 15-minute walk to our campus:
  • Citi 1 to Fison Road
  • Citi 3 to Arbury.
Both bus services run every five to ten minutes; timetables and route maps are available from the Stagecoach website.

Transport Direct has a comprehensive door-to-door journey planner which provides routes by train, bus and on foot.

By car

A Google Map showing the location of our Cambridge campus on East Road, St George House on Guildhall Street and the Cambridge Park & Ride sites

Cambridge campus (Green)
St George House (Yellow)
Cambridge Park & Ride sites (red):
   North - Milton
   East - Newmarket Road
   West - Madingley Road
   South East - Trumpington
   South West - Babraham Road

Parking at Cambridge
There is no parking at our Cambridge campus unless you are a Blue Badge holder.

Park & Ride
The Park & Ride services are an excellent way to get around the city. There are five services with a total of 4,500 free parking spaces. They are all open seven days a week. Travel times into the city centre vary between ten and 30 minutes.

Four of the Park & Ride services stop at the Grafton Centre, opposite our campus:
  • Babraham
  • Madingly Road
  • Milton
  • Newmarket Road.
Alternative parking
There are a number of public car parks within easy walking distance of our campus. Queen Anne and Grafton East multi-storey car parks are both long stay and just a five-minute walk away. More information on parking in the city is available from Cambridge City Council.

Regional, local and campus maps of Cambridge

Directions to St George House

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