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Visiting Fitzwilliam

Fitz is always open to visitors. Whether you're starting to think about applying to Cambridge, simply want to meet a friend for a coffee, or you're teaching some of our students, you're very welcome to make use of our facilities. 

Getting here

Fitzwilliam College is on the north-west side of Cambridge, between Huntingdon Road and Storey's Way, very close to the West Cambridge site, and a short walk from the town centre. Click to go to University map

The main entrance to the College is via the Porters' Lodge on Storey's Way - CB3 0DG, but you can also access the College via the North Lodge entrance, off Huntingdon Road. 

By Bike, eScooter or eBike

Secure bike parking is available at both entrances to the College. 

There is a Voi trial currently operating in Cambridge, with over 300 eScooters and 50 eBikes available at spots across the City. You can find out more information here:  Please note that you must be over 18 years old, and hold a driving license to hire an eScooter.

By taxi

Cambridge has a number of local taxi companies, in addition to larger networks such as Uber. When booking your taxi, make sure that you specify which entrance you would like to use at Fitzwilliam - Storey's Way or Huntingdon Road. Cambridge taxi companies include Panther (, Camcab ( and A1 Cabco ( If you wish to book an airport transfer, we recommend that you contact firms in advance for a quote. 

By car

From the North: Access by road from the North is via the A1 to Huntingdon, then A14 and A1307 (Huntingdon Road) into Cambridge. Fitzwilliam is approximately two miles from the A14 on your right.

From the East: Using 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 approximately 200 metres on your left.

From the South: Leave the M11 at Junction 13 and drive along Madingley Road towards Cambridge. After Churchill College, turn left into Storey's Way. Fitzwilliam is on your right after the first corner of Storey's Way.

From the West: Join either the M11 or A14 and follow directions as above.

Parking: Fitzwilliam College has two car parks, one at the main (south) entrance on Storey's Way, the other on Huntingdon Road (north entrance). If you are a visitor and wish to use the car park please report to the Porters' Lodge on Storey's Way. If you are a conference guest you must speak to your conference organizer. The College operates a clamping scheme for any unregistered vehicles. In addition, street car parking is available along Storey's Way by the College entrance, albeit with restricted hours due to residents restrictions.

Both College carparks have designated spaces for disabled badge holders, and electric charging spaces for EVs. 

Bus routes and coaches 

The Cambridgeshire County Council website provides full details of local bus routes and times and an interactive map of all Cambridge bus stops.

The MyBusTrip app also provides real-time bus information for Cambridge and Cambridgeshire.

National Express coaches stop at Parkside in Cambridge city centre and at the Madingley Road Park & Ride (not at the Drummer Street Bus Station). Put Fitzwilliam's postcode - CB3 0DG - to the National Express Stopfinder and you will see both locations in relation to the College. Taxis can be found at Drummer Street Bus Station, not far from the Parkside stop.

By train

There is a frequent train service to London (Liverpool Street and King's Cross). Real time information about trains and tickets is available at

The train station is situated to the south of Cambridge city centre. The town centre is approximately halfway between the station and Fitzwilliam College. The College can easily be reached using taxis or buses: the 'City Rail Link' bus departs the station every ten minutes, taking you to the city centre. On foot the journey to the College then takes around 15 minutes. Alternatively, you might want to consider walking to Brooklands Avenue, where you can catch the University Bus, which connects Addenbrookes with Eddington - Storey's Way is a designated stop on this route.

By air

International flights: Of the London airports the most convenient is Stansted, as it is only 30 miles along the M11 from Cambridge. Coaches and trains can be taken from the airport to Cambridge. From Gatwick and Heathrow, head for King's Cross to take a train to Cambridge, or for Victoria to use the coach station. You are advised to enquire upon arrival at the airport as to the most efficient route to Cambridge.