Organise your trip


A location map for Cavendish Laboratory can be found online at,0.092775,17
The Cavendish Laboratory is off Madingley Road, on JJ Thompson Avenue to the west of the city.

By air

By air - from London airports

Cambridge Airport has scheduled services to some cities.

The closest of the London Airports is Stansted. Buses run approximately hourly to Cambridge, taking about 45 minutes (very dependent upon traffic). From the bus station it is about a 35 minute walk to the Cavendish, or you can take a taxi. Please visit the Stansted Airport Guide web site

Heathrow and Gatwick airports are both served by hourly buses to Cambridge.  The scheduled journey time is about two hours from Heathrow and three hours from Gatwick.

By train

By train

Trains run from both King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations in London. Cambridge station is about 3 miles from the Cavendish - it is best to take a taxi.
For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).

By coach

By bus

There is a national bus station at Drummer Street in Cambridge. From there you can get a taxi to The Cavendish.

By car

By car

Coming from the South, you will probably come up to the M11. Leave at junction 13, turn right along the A1303. The Cavendish is on the right after a mile or so on JJ Thomson Avenue.
Coming from the West, you probably come on the A428 from Bedford. Take the A1303 as you approach Cambridge, and you will be on the Madingley Road, with the Cavendish on the right off JJ Thomson before you enter the city.
Coming from the North, you should come on the A14 (formerly A604). Take the exit for Cambridge, and you enter along Huntingdon Road, to find the Cavendish on the left on JJ Thomson Avenue. 

See road map for more details. You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.



Parking space is available on a first come first served basis.

By taxi


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If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.

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