If you are arriving or departing from Cambridge by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Drummer Street, the central bus station. Drummer Street bus station is a 5 minute walk from Cambridge City Centre.
Note that some bus services eg. buses from Oxford and Gatwick stop on Parkside road (the road leading to Drummer Street bus station) also known as 'Parker's Piece' due to its location next to Parker's piece park, so its worth checking your bus timetable.
For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Cambridge see our guide to Cambridge Bus Station. To check times and prices of buses from Cambridge to other UK Cities click the button below.
For International destinations such as Cambridge to Paris, Cambridge to Warsaw and Cambridge to Amsterdam you may be interested in looking at Eurolines who connect 41 European cities. Eurolines cheapest fare is 15 GBP between cities with their funfare promotion. You can also buy a 15 day unlimted bus pass for Europe for as little as 175 Euros. For details download the Eurolines European Bus Pass
If you are travelling by train you will arrive at Cambridge Railway Station on Station Road. This station is a 15 minute walk from the City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains in Oxfordshire see our guide to Cambridge Train Station. Use the button below to search timetables and prices.
Taxis are available from a rank outside the station should you have baggage or prefer not to walk.
If you are travelling to Cambridge by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Cambridge Park and Ride facilities (free parking) located North, South, East and West of the city centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to the Cambridge Park and Ride. If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located within the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Cambridge. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Cambridge there are several places to pick up a car. Holiday Autos offer some of the cheapest deals in Oxford, click the button below to check prices:
If you decide you would like to spend a little longer in Cambridge to soak up the atmosphere and visit a few more attractions why not check out some of the Cambridge Hotel Deals and see if anything takes your fancy?
(Thu 01st Jun, 2017)
Strawberry Fair is a free volunteer run community music, entertainments, arts and crafts fair. The Fair takes place every year in the first week of June and is set in the heart of Cambridge on Midsummer Common.
Cambridge Town & Country Show
(Fri 09th Jun, 2017)
Arena acts will include the famous Richard Savory Sheep Show and Sheepdog display, Birds of Prey display and Kondini ‘The Human Toolbox’. There will be a children’s entertainment marquee with puppet, magic and Punch & Judy shows.
Midsummer Fair & Market
(Fri 23rd Jun, 2017)
The country's oldest fun fair. A great outling, whatever your age with thrilling rides for everyone from little ones upwards! Civic Opening Procession on Wednesday 23 June at 6:30pm.