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Getting to the Faculty

Visiting the Faculty

University map

See a map of the location of the Faculty.

By train

There are frequent rail services from London (King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations). Journey times vary from 50 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes. Phone National Rail Enquiries for information about departure times on 08457484950 or visit the web site.

Cambridge railway station is situated one mile from the town centre. It's a 30 minute walk from Cambridge railway station to the Faculty of Divinity. The Universal runs from the station to West Road. More information is available at www.go-whippet.co.uk/new-route-u/ There is also regular bus service into the town centre, and it's a 15 minute walk from there to the Faculty.

There are usually plenty of taxis available at the station and in the town centre. Ask to be dropped off on West Road; follow the path into the Sidgwick Site and after 50 yards you will see the Faculty of Divinity.

Further information on rail travel to Cambridge can be found on the University of Cambridge pages.

By bus or coach

For information on nationwide scheduled coach services, see the National Express website or phone 08705 808080 for information and bookings.

For information on airport bus and coach services, visit the Easybus website.

Drummer Street bus station is situated in Cambridge town centre. It's a 15 minute walk from the bus station to the Faculty of Divinity. There are usually plenty of taxis available at the bus station. Ask to be dropped off on West Road; follow the path into the Cambridge University Sidgwick Site and after 50 yards you will see the Faculty of Divinity building on your left.

By car

Directions from M11 driving northwards (only):

  • Exit M11 at junction 13 (available driving northwards only)
  • Follow the A1303 (Madingley Road) eastwards into Cambridge
  • Turn right into Grange Road
  • Turn 2nd left into Sidgwick Avenue
  • Turn left into the University of Cambridge Sidgwick Site, where the Faculty of Divinity is located. (The Sidgwick site is situated between Sidgwick Avenue, West Road and Grange Road.)

Directions from M11 driving northwards or southwards:

  • Exit M11 at junction 12
  • Follow A603 (Barton Road) eastwards into Cambridge
  • You should pass Wolfson College on your left
  • Turn left into Grange Road (just past a pedestrian crossing)
  • Take the second right hand turn into Sidgwick Avenue
  • Turn left into the University of Cambridge Sidgwick Site, where the Faculty of Divinity is located. (The Sidgwick site is situated between Sidgwick Avenue, West Road and Grange Road.)

Parking

During weekdays, parking is not permitted on the Sidgwick site, except to permit holders. It is often possible to find metered street parking near the Faculty of Divinity in Sidgwick Avenue, Queen's Road and West Road (4-hour periods are allowed). There are also a number of car parks in the town centre, and five Park and Ride sites, the nearest one being on Madingley Road. Details of all these can be found on the Cambridge City website.

From Madingley Road Park and Ride, you can use the Stagecoach Uni4 bus which stops on West Road.

By air

From London Stansted airport

There is a direct bus or coach service to Cambridge. The journey time is about 45 minutes. Visit the Airlinks website, or phone 01223 423900 for information.

There is also a regular train service to Cambridge. The journey time is about 30 minutes. Phone National Rail Enquiries for information about departure times on 08457484950 or visit the web site.

From London Heathrow airport

There is a direct bus or coach service to Cambridge. The journey time is about 2 hours. Visit the Airlinks website, or phone 01223 423900 for information.

Alternatively, you can take the underground into central London (45-60 minutes) to King's Cross underground/railway station, and then take the train to Cambridge (50-70 minutes). Phone National Rail Enquiries for information about departure times on 08457484950 or visit the web site.

From London Gatwick airport

There is a direct bus or coach service to Cambridge. The journey time is about 3 hours. Visit the Easybus website. From London City airport

There is a direct shuttle bus from London City airport to London Liverpool Street station. From there, you can either take a train to Cambridge or you can take the underground to King's Cross station, and then the train to Cambridge. See the London City airport website. Phone National Rail Enquiries for information about departure times on 08457484950 or visit the web site.

From Luton airport

There is a direct bus or coach service to Cambridge. The journey time is about 90 minutes. Visit the Easybus website.