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Buses, trains and taxis

Jesus College is located on Jesus Lane. However the vehicle entrance is via the gateway on Victoria Avenue. In addition to the Google map on the previous tab, this University map shows major routes into Cambridge.

Very limited parking is available for visitors to the College. Please check with us in advance.

There are several car parks in the centre of Cambridge. Further information on car parks can be found here.

Visitors to Cambridge are encouraged to use the park and ride schemes.

National Express operate a regular coach service between Cambridge and other cities, as well as airport connection services. City connection services usually go to and from Parkers Piece – approximately 15 minutes walk from Jesus College; whilst airport connections services go to and from Madingley or Trumpington Park and Ride.

Further information on Park & Ride schedules can be found here. (They can of course also be used to leave your car out of town).

The Cambridge bus station for local services is in Drummer Street in the centre of Cambridge, approximately 7 minutes walk from the College. Buses run from the train station to the centre every 10 minutes, and vice-versa.

There is more information on coach and bus services from and to Cambridge on the University website and through Cambridge City Council.

A regular train services runs from both London’s Kings Cross Station and Liverpool Street Station to Cambridge. Please visit for details of these and other train routes. There is also a good connection service to Stansted.

The College is located approximately 2miles (3.2 kilometres) from the station. Buses run about every 10 minutes, and there is also a taxi rank outside the station. Taxis cost in the region of £6.

There are a number of taxi firms in Cambridge, including :

CabCo – 01223 711111
Camtax – 01223 242424
Panther – 01223 715715

The nearest airport is Stansted (c 35miles / 56km). Heathrow is approximately 100miles / 160km away, and Gatwick 80miles / 128km.

There are regular train services between Cambridge and Stansted. National Express operates bus services between Cambridge and all three airports.