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Getting Here

Founders Entrance Reception


The Museum is in Trumpington Street, Cambridge, within walking distance (approximately 500 metres) from the city centre.


The nearest railway station is Cambridge (approx. 20 mins walk), with taxis and frequent buses to the city centre. Cambridge railway station has frequent services from London (Kings Cross 50 minutes non-stop), Stansted Airport, Peterborough (connecting with the main East coast line) and the Midlands.

Park & Ride

Park & Ride facilities are at:
Babraham Road (off A1307 at Gog Magog roundabout)
Cowley Road (off A14 at A10 junction)
Trumpington (off M11, J11)
Madingley Road (off M11, J13)
Newmarket Road (off A14 on A1303, Stow-cum-Quy interchange)

All with frequent buses to the city centre.
Further information from Cambridgeshire County Council.

Uni 4 Bus

The Uni 4 bus from Madingley Road Park & Ride and Addenbrooke's Hospital stops outside the Museum

Timetable available from Stagecoach Cambridge website


A comprehensive set of maps, including a wide area map showing the Fitzwilliam Museum in relation to the railway station and the Park and Ride sites is available on the Visit Cambridge website


The centre of Cambridge and the area around the Museum are subject to vehicle restrictions and it is advisable not to travel by car into the centre where possible. See Park and Ride options below.

The main routes to Cambridge are: the M11 (from London and the South), turning off at junctions 11, 12 or 13 to head for ring road; and the A14 (from the West and East), turning onto A1307 (from West) or the A1303 (from East). The Museum is in the Downing area of the city centre, which is indicated from the inner ring road by light blue signs.

Cambridgeshire County Council provides information on routes into the city.


We regret that there is no visitor parking at the Museum; however, limited Pay and Display and disabled badge-holder parking is available on Trumpington Street.

Nearest car parks are at Grand Arcade, off Pembroke Street, or Queen Anne, Gonville Place.

Further information on parking in the city is provided by Cambridge City Council.

Related Links:

Interactive on-line map of Cambridge University

'Google Local - UK' Map of area around The Fitzwilliam Museum