How To Get There

Travelling to Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge Campus

This information is for guidance purposes and may be subject to change.

Please note that trains do not run overnight, so if you are arriving in the evening please check train times in advance: www.trainline.com

If you would like to book a taxi from an airport it will be cheaper if you book in advance using one of these firms:

A1 Cabco +44 1223 313131

Panther Taxis +44 1223 715715

Arriving at London Stansted Airport

Taxi

A pre booked taxi from London Stansted Airport to Cambridge will cost approximately £45-£55 each way.

Coach

National Express operates a coach service from Stansted Airport to Cambridge (£8). Coaches leave regularly from the bays at the front of the terminal building. You will need to check the screens for the correct bay. The journey should take approximately 50 minutes. The coach station in Cambridge is a very short walk to the campus.

Train

Follow the signs to the main line station and buy a single ticket to Cambridge (£12). Trains go direct to Cambridge from Stansted Airport. The journey should take between 33-51 minutes. The train station in Cambridge is a 15-20 minute walk to the campus.

 

Arriving at London Heathrow Airport

Taxi

A pre booked taxi from London Heathrow to Cambridge will cost approximately £95-£115 each way.

Coach

National Express operates a coach service from Heathrow Airport to Cambridge (£20 single) every hour from the Central Bus Station (Terminals 1,2 & 3). Coaches leave around every half an hour from Terminal 4 & 5 and then travel on to the Central Bus Station. You can buy a ticket from the driver (credit cards not accepted). The journey should take approximately 2 hours 45 mins. You can pre-book this by visiting www.nationalexpress.com

Underground and Train

Follow signs for the Heathrow Express and buy a ticket to Cambridge. From Heathrow, you take the Heathrow Express into central London to Paddington Station. Follow signs and take the underground to King’s Cross (Circleline). Follow signs to the main line station, where you catch a train to Cambridge. The journey should take approximately 2 hours 15 minutes in total. Costs are approximately £44. Alternatively you could choose to take the Underground (Piccadilly Line –

Eastbound) all the way from Heathrow to Kings Cross station. The journey should take around 2 hours in total. Depending on the time of day you will be travelling it will cost around £27.

 

Arriving at London Gatwick Airport

Taxi

A pre booked taxi from London Gatwick to Cambridge will cost approximately £120-130 each way.

Coach

Follow the signs to the coach station. National Express operates a coach service from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge (£15 – £40 single) via Heathrow airport. The journey should take approximately 4 hours.

Underground and Train

Follow the signs for the main line station and buy a single ticket to Cambridge. Take the main line train direct to St Pancras. Follow the signs to Kings Cross mainline station (a short walk) and take a mainline train to Cambridge. The journey should take approximately 2 hours 15 minutes. Depending on the time of day it will cost around £30.80.

 

Arriving at London Luton Airport

Taxi

A pre booked taxi from London Luton to Cambridge will cost approximately £55-£70 each way.

Coach

National Express operates a coach service from London Luton Airport direct to Cambridge (£15.90). Coaches leave every 2 hours. The journey should take approximately 1 hour 40 minutes.

Train

Take the shuttle bus service connecting the airport with Luton Airport Parkway station. Buy a single ticket to Cambridge (£38) and then take the First Capital Connect train to London St Pancras. Follow the signs to the main line station at Kings Cross (a short walk) and from there, take a train to Cambridge. The journey should take approximately 2 hours 20 minutes in total.

 

Arriving at London City Airport

Taxi

A pre booked taxi from London City to Cambridge will cost approximately £80-£95 each way.

Underground and Train

Follow the signs for the DLR (Docklands Light Railway). Buy a single ticket to Cambridge (£25.20). Take the train to Bank Underground station and take the Northern Line (Northbound, Platform 4) to King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Kings Cross. Follow the signs to the mainline station and from there, take a train to Cambridge. The entire journey should take approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.

 

Arriving at Cambridge International Airport

Taxi

A pre booked taxi from Cambridge Airport to Cambridge will cost approximately £10-15 each way.

Shuttle Bus

The airport Lynx Shuttle Bus service operates 20 minutes after every arrival. It costs £5.50 each way. For more information visit http://www.airportlynx.co.uk/shuttle/shuttlebus.html

Coach/Bus

Cambridge city centre is only three miles from the airport and a Park & Ride bus provides direct travel into Cambridge. The bus stop is located just a few minute’s walk from the terminal on Newmarket Road. Additionally there is a frequent Stagecoach bus (number 10) that operates from the same location.

 

Arriving at London St Pancras

If you come into the country by rail – via the Euro tunnel through France – then you will arrive at St Pancras station. Follow the signs to Kings Cross (a short 10 minute walk) and buy a single ticket to Cambridge (£22.00) and then take a train to Cambridge. The entire journey should take approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.

 

On arrival in Cambridge

Coaches from the airports arrive at Parkside directly opposite the Police Station. The University is very close, only about 0.25km on foot from Parkside, simply turn left at the traffic lights into East Rd and the campus is a short way along on the right. It should take you less 2-3minutes to walk to the campus even with a suitcase. Cambridge main line railway station is about 1.5km from the campus, to the south of the city centre. It will take around 20 minutes to walk to the campus from the railway station. You are advised to get a taxi from the station to the campus.

 

Anglia Ruskin University

East Road/Broad Street Entrance

Cambridge

CB1 1PT

United Kingdom

 

Useful maps:

Anglia Ruskin University local area, Cambridge and campus maps can be accessed from this page: http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/your_university/anglia_ruskin_campuses/cambridge_campus/find_cambridge.html#maps

Tube map: Transport for London: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/downloads/standard-tube-map.pdf

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.visitcambridge.org/

http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/your_university/anglia_ruskin_campuses/cambridge_campus/about_cambridge.html