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Travel Directions

Girton College (main site)

Arriving by Bicycle: 

You can plan your journey to and from Girton College using Cycle Streets.

Arriving by Car:

There is free and ample parking in our Visitors Car Park called Mare’s Run, it is accessible off Girton Road. If you require disable parking, please contact our Porters’ Lodge. 

Cambridge is a busy city. Attempting to drive through the centre of the city can be very time consuming. Traffic is often heavy, parts of the centre are pedestrianised, and the one-way system takes some getting used to.

Arriving by Bus: 

From 2 October 2023 the Universal (U) bus will run a split service, serving Girton College (Girton Corner). University of Cambridge card holders (students and staff) can travel on the U bus for £1 per single trip, otherwise the standard fare is £2. Access the Universal timetable and view the new route map.

There are also regular buses from Cambridge city centre to the main College site. Stagecoach Citi 5 and Citi 6 run from  Emmanuel Street to Girton Corner. 

Bus tickets can be bought from the bus driver; contactless payments are preferred (using a contactless-enabled card or a mobile phone with Apple Pay or Google Pay installed and ready to use) but it is also possible to pay with cash. Pushchairs and fold up bikes only can be taken on the bus.

Information on bus services in Cambridge can be found on the website of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Arriving by Taxi: 

There are taxi ranks at the railway station and in the city centre.

Arriving by Train:

There are regular train services to/from Cambridge, further guidance can be found on the National Rail website, or via the regular train operator Greater Anglia.

Greater Anglia Service

The links below provide the most up to date COVID-19 guidelines, train times, prices and ways to save money on a train ticket:

Arriving by Air:

Stansted is the closest airport. Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton airports are within two hours drive.