Travel Information

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The travel and directions information below will help you to find Jesus College. For more details about Cambridge itself please see the Visit Cambridge website.

By road

Jesus College’s vehicle entrance is on Victoria Avenue. Please check with the college before your journey to make sure that parking spaces will be available when you visit.

There are also various Park and Ride schemes if you would prefer to not drive into central Cambridge.

By rail

A regular train services runs to Cambridge from London’s Kings Cross Station, London Liverpool Street Station and many other mainline UK stations. For train times, please consult the National Rail Enquiries website.

Jesus College is located approximately 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) from the railway station. Buses run about every 10 minutes and there is a taxi rank outside the station. The Citi 1 bus runs from the Cambridge Railway Station (Stop 7) to Jesus College on Victoria Avenue. The Citi 3 (Stop 6) runs to Fair Street, which is also close to the college.

By air

The nearest airport is Stansted (c 32 miles / 51km). Heathrow is approximately 71 miles / 114km away, and Gatwick 96 miles / 154km.

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

By bus or coach

The Drummer Street bus station is within walking distance of the College. For information about coach services to Cambridge please see the National Express or Stagecoach websites.