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Cambridge travel information

By Car

From the South and from London, Cambridge is a short trip up the M11 motorway.

From the north, the A1 and M1 link to the A14 dual carriageway straight to the city, and from the east and west, the A14 again takes you to Cambridge.

BBC Travel Information

By Coach

A frequent coach service to Cambridge is available from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted airports.

Cambridge's bus station, served by all national coach services is situated in the city centre.

National Express Coaches

By Train

There are excellent connections from Scotland and the North via Peterborough, and regional services from Birmingham and the Midlands, East Anglia and the Northwest.

From London, frequent, fast rail services depart from King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations. There are also hourly services to Cambridge from Stansted Airport

National Rail Services

The IfM is a 10 minute taxi drive from Cambridge railway station.


Maps showing the location of the IfM are availble from the IfM website at http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/service/maps/

By Air

London Stansted is the nearest international airport to Cambridge, located just 30 miles to the South of the city, with easy access by train (direct rail link to Cambridge), coach, or car (M11). EasyJet and Ryanair fly from Stansted.

Cambridge is also within reach of London Luton, London Heathrow and London Gatwick

Stansted Airport

Local bus services

Buses run every 10 minutes from the railway station to the city centre, from where the Citi4 and Uni4 buses run every 20 minutes to the University West site (the location of the IfM).

Taxi Services

The approximate taxi fare from Cambridge railway station to the City Centre is £6.00; or to the IfM, £11.00.

Several taxi companies offer an airport service costing approximately £45 one way for Stansted and £90 to London Heathrow for pre-booked taxis. They should be contacted in advance to arrange collection from any London airport for transfer to Cambridge.

Panther Taxi - +44 (0) 1223 715715

A1 Cabs - +44 (0) 1223 525555

Camtax Taxi - +44 (0) 1223 242424


Car Parking is available at the IfM.

Car parking

More detailed travel information

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This page is from the Cambridge Academic Design Management conference 2013 website hosted by the University of Cambridge's Institute for Manufacturing