King's College, Cambridge
King’s College, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST - 01223 331656 In square 4B on this map.
You enter King’s College via the Porter’s Lodge in King’s Parade. Our meeting room will be signposted but ask the porters if you need help. Your badge (provided at the start of the workshop) will speed your access and allow you use of the college grounds including the Chapel, subject to availability.
The College is in the heart of the city, with many landmarks and eateries in easy reach. If you get here early and fancy breakfast, the famous Fitzbillies is a two minute walk. Or you can get breakfast at The Eagle, Watson and Crick’s legendary drinking hole, which is even closer.
Travel to Cambridge
Rail: Cambridge station is about a mile from the town centre (7G on this map), and about a 20-25 minute walk from King's College (4B on the map). There are generally plenty of taxis at the station and Uber operates in the city.
There are half hourly fast trains to Cambridge from London King's Cross, Additional (slower) services operate from London Liverpool Street. Cambridge also has direct rail services from Norwich, Ipswich, Stansted Airport, Gatwick Airport, Leicester, Brighton and Birmingham.
Car: If you are driving to Cambridge, traffic can be very congested in peak hours. Town centre parking is quite expensive. There are five park-and-ride locations on the outskirts but they charge a premium for overnight parking. If you'd like parking at the college contact us for more information.
Air: The most convenient airport is London Stansted which has a twice-hourly direct rail link to Cambridge. From London Luton, there is a coach service every 2 hours otherwise you'll need to take a taxi (around £60 prebooked). From Gatwick there is a new hourly train service direct to Cambridge. From Heathrow, there are coaches (National Express coach site.) but unless you have heavy luggage we recommend taking the Piccadilly underground to King's Cross (journey time about 60mins) and then a train to Cambridge.