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By car

Cambridge is linked to London and the M25 by the M11 motorway. Exit at junction 12 for Barton Road or Junction 13 for Madingley Road.

Barton Road or Junction 13 for Madingley Road.Parking is not permitted on the Sidgwick Site, except by permit holders. There is limited pay-and-display parking on some of the streets around Sidgwick Site for up to four hours (Sidgwick Avenue, Queen’s Road, West Road).

The closest multistorey car park is the Grand Arcade.

By rail

Cambridge is less than an hour away from London by train with frequent departures from King’s Cross and Liverpool Street stations. Timetable information is available from National Rail. Taxis are available for hire at Cambridge Railway Station, which is approximately one-mile from the city centre.

By bus/taxi from Cambridge Railway Station

The Universal bus travels from Stop 8 at Cambridge Railway Station directly to West Road (University Library stop). Bus stops in both directions are located outside the Alison Richard Building. Taxis are available for hire outside the Station.

By coach

The central drop-off point for bus services is at the Cambridge City bus station on Drummer Street or Parkside. Information and timetables can be found at National Express.

On foot

The Bennett Institute is a 15-minute walk from the city centre and around a 40-minute walk away from Cambridge Railway Station.

By bicycle

The Bennett Institute can easily be reached by bicycle from the centre of Cambridge or from Madingley Road Park and Ride. There are plenty of bicycle parking bays available around the Alison Richard Building and the Sidgwick Site.

By air

Cambridge Coach Services run an hourly bus service to and from Stansted, Luton, Heathrow and Gatwick airports (telephone +44 (0)1223 423900). Railway service is also available from Stansted (for more information see National Rail Enquiries or from the UK call National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50).


The University’s Disability Resource Centre can provide information about wheelchair access and parking for cars with disabled badges.

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