How to Get Here

To and from the Airports

Cambridge is located close to Stansted Airport which is served by many low-cost airlines including RyanAir, EasyJet, Pegasus Airlines and German Wings .

Stansted Airport to Cambridge by bus: National Express operates a regular bus connection. The trip takes about 40 minutes.

Stansted Airport to Cambridge by train: There is a direct train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge which takes about 30 minutes.

Stansted Airport to Cambridge by taxi: The cost is about £50. Taxies can be pre-booked through Panter Taxi in Cambridge at +44 1223 715 715 or you can book one in the arrival hall. Do NOT take a taxi by the meter from any of the airports.

Cambridge is also well-connected to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. National Express operates a regular bus connection from both airports to Cambridge. The bus trip from Gatwick takes about four hours and the trip from Heathrow takes about two and a half hours. It is faster by train but this requires going through London.

Heathrow to Cambridge by train: Take the Heathrow Express or (the cheaper and somewhat slower) Heathrow Connect to Paddington Station and then take the Tube to King’s Cross station. From King’s Cross station take the train to Cambridge. This runs every half an hour.

Gatwick to Cambridge by train: First Capital Connect trains run to St Pancras station. There are four trains an hour during the day. The journey to St Pancras takes 45 minutes and tickets cost £10.90 one way. From St Pancras you can walk to King’s Cross station (the two stations are connected) and take the train to Cambridge, which runs every half an hour.

Local transportation in Cambridge

If you arrive in Cambridge by bus or by train, you can take a taxi to the conference venue (Robinson College), to Jesus College or to your hotel. There are taxi ranks outside the train station and at the bus station. It costs about £8 to get from the train station to either of the two colleges. Jesus College is very close to the bus station at Parker’s Piece.

Limited parking is available at Jesus and/or Robinson College, but have to be arranged in advance.