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Sustainable Travel

The College's aim is to encourage sustainable approaches to travel, in order to reduce CO2 emissions, congestion and reliance on the motor vehicle.


Cycling is by far the most convenient way of getting around Cambridge. Fitzwilliam provides secure cycle parking spaces for students and staff on site. The College has recently undertaken various cycle safety initiative. This includes installation of a dropped kerb for direct access onto Huntingdon Road. 

In order to promote the Government's Cycle to Work Initiative, Fitzwilliam is a member of Cyclescheme which allows employees to purchase tax-free bikes.

Plan your cycle route for Cambridge and further afield with CycleStreets.

The Cambridge Cycling Campaign was set up in 1995 to campaign for the rights of cyclists and to promote cycling in and around Cambridge.


Buses into Cambridge from Fitzwilliam can be caught from:

Madingley Road: 

Citi4 and Uni4 can be used to get to the West Cambridge Site, the Sidgwick Site, the University Library and the town centre. Every ten minutes.

Huntingdon Road:

Citi5 and Citi6 go to the town centre every ten minutes.

The following bus companies operate locally in and around Cambridge:


Navigate your way around Cambridge on foot! can generate your route, journey time, calories burned and CO2 emissions saved.

Car sharing

Save money, reduce your carbon footprint and reduce congestion. CamShare is a free online car sharing scheme.

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For detailed information on bus routes in and around Cambridge
Fitzwilliam is a member of Cyclescheme supporting the Cycle to Work initiative