Fitzwilliam Events getting here

Getting here

Fitzwilliam College is on the north-west side of Cambridge, a 10-acre campus stretching between Huntingdon Road and Storey's Way, and a 10-minute walk from the town centre. Click to open University map.

If you have any difficulty finding us, please call the Porters’ Lodge on 01223 332000. 

Please note that Fitzwilliam College is not responsible for the content of external websites (linked within this page).

Arriving by Rail

There are two train stations in Cambridge. The closest train station to the College is Cambridge station. There is a taxi rank outside the station, from which you can take a taxi from the station to the College which takes around 10 – 15 minutes depending on traffic. 

Alternatively, there is a frequent bus service that runs from the station to the city centre. From the centre you can take the Citi 5 or Citi 6 from Emmanuel Street to Huntingdon Road. The bus stop is just outside Fitzwilliam College. Timetables can be found on Stagecoach website.

Universal U busway runs directly from the railway station to Madingley Road. Timetables can be found on Go Whippet website. 

Arriving by Road

If you are coming to Cambridge via the M11, leave at junction 13. Turn right onto Madingley Road, drive down the hill and turn left into Lady Margaret Road then left onto Huntingdon Road. The entrance to Fitzwilliam College is about 600 meters on the left.

From the A14, take the B1049 exit towards Cambridge. At the end of Histon Road, turn right and right again at the traffic lights into Huntingdon Road. Fitzwilliam is on your left.

If using sat-nav, use CB3 0DG for the Storey’s Way entrance (Main Entrance) or CB3 0SH for the Huntingdon Road entrance. 

Limited parking is available at the College on a first-come, first-served basis on both the Storey’s Way side and the Huntingdon Road side. You must register at the Porter's Lodge on arrival. 

The Madingley Park and Ride is also an option to ensure parking. You can park here and then take the red Madingley Road bus and get off at Bridge Street for Fitzwilliam College. Further information about the Park and Ride can be found here.  

Arriving by Air

Stansted Airport is the closest airport to Cambridge. There are direct trains that run from Stansted to Cambridge which take around 30 minutes. Timetables can be viewed on Trainline website.

Alternatively, there is a National Express bus service that runs hourly from Stansted Airport to Cambridge Bus station which takes around 45 minutes.

Arriving by Bicycle

If you are local and prefer to cycle, there are visitor bicycle racks at both the Storey’s Way entrance and the Huntingdon Road entrance. Bicycles left here are at owner’s risk.


Please see the interactive site map here. 


All of the College’s meeting rooms are accessible. There are accessible toilets in the Hall Building, Auditorium, Wilson Court and by the Porters’ Lodge. Our full Accessibility Guide is available here.