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Getting to Cambridge

By rail

Cambridge is around 50 minutes by train from London King's Cross station ( or Trains from London Liverpool Street take slightly longer. The Eurostar from Paris takes over two hours and arrives into central London at St Pancras station. Tickets can be purchased here:

The Cambridge Union is a ten-minute taxi ride from the rail station. 

By road

From the South & 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.

By air

Cambridge can be reached by car from the following airports:

  • 40 mintes from London Stansted Aiport
  • 1 hour 5 mintes from London Luton Airport
  • 1 hour 45 minutes from London Gatwick Airport
  • 1 hour 30 mintes from London Heathrow Airport

There is a direct train from Stansted to Cambridge which takes around 35 minutes. Alternatively National Express havs coaches making regular trips from all four London airports to Cambridge.

Cambridge International Airport offers direct air service from Scandinavia by British Airways ( and seasonally from Italy and other points,

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