Directions to Ridley Hall, Cambridge

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Our location

For directions to our London teaching centre, please see Ridley London.

Travelling from the airport

For a quick overview of the different options for onward travel to Ridley Hall, select your airport from the list below. You’ll be shown the approximate costs and journey times of each option (train, bus, taxi or car).

Travelling from within the UK

For a quick overview of the approximate costs and journey times of different travel options from your location, type your origin postcode into the Red Planet travel planner. Then select your preferred mode of transport below for further information.

By train

Train services to Cambridge

Trains run frequently between Cambridge and London (King's Cross and Liverpool Street), Ipswich, Peterborough (with connections to the north and Scotland), King's Lynn, Norwich, Stansted Airport and Birmingham. For more information about train services visit the National Rail website.

Getting to Ridley from the train station

By bus: The Universal bus runs from the railway station every 15 minutes from Mondays to Fridays, and every 20 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays. You can find up-to-date timetables on the University of Cambridge’s Catch the Bus webpage.

Get off the bus at the Silver Street stop – Ridley is a two-minute walk away. Walk down Silver Street in the opposite direction to the bridge and the river; cross Queens Road at the traffic lights, and Ridley Hall Road is the first road on your left. The pedestrian entrance to the college is halfway down the road on your right.

On foot: If you prefer to walk, Ridley Hall is about half an hour's walk from Cambridge Railway Station. For a map and walking directions, go to the Cambridge Walk It website.

By taxi: There are taxi ranks at the Railway Station. Over half of the Hackney Carriage vehicles licensed by Cambridge City Council are wheelchair accessible. In addition to licensed hackney carriages many taxi companies operate in Cambridge, including:

By coach or bus

Coach and bus services to Cambridge

The following bus companies operate locally in and around Cambridge:

Getting to Ridley from the bus station

On foot: Ridley Hall is about 15 minutes' walk from Cambridge's Drummer Street bus station. For a map and walking directions, go to the Cambridge Walk It website.

By taxi: There are taxi ranks at the bus station (ask your driver to point you in the right direction). Over half of the Hackney Carriage vehicles licensed by Cambridge City Council are wheelchair accessible. In addition to licensed hackney carriages many taxi companies operate in Cambridge, including:

By car

Travelling by car

Parking is very restricted at Ridley Hall (see our Parking page) so we would recommend wherever possible using Cambridge's excellent Park & Ride service if you plan to come by car. There are a number of Park & Rides around the city's perimeter (see Park & Ride map), but the most convenient for Ridley is the Madingley Road Park & Ride.

Getting to Ridley from the Park & Ride

The Universal bus runs from the Madingley Road Park & Ride every 15 minutes from Mondays to Fridays, and every 20 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays. You can find up-to-date timetables on the University of Cambridge’s Catch the Bus webpage.

Get off the bus at the Silver Street stop – Ridley is a two-minute walk away. Walk down Silver Street in the opposite direction to the bridge and the river; cross Queens Road at the traffic lights, and Ridley Hall Road is the first road on your left. The pedestrian entrance to the college is halfway down the road on your right.