Getting here

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1RQ

By car

From the South:
Leave the M11 at junction 9 (signed A11 Newmarket) and take the first exit signed A1301 towards Cambridge. From the roundabout take the first left (about 800 m). At the next small roundabout follow the signpost left for the ‘Genome Campus’.

From the North:
Leave the M11 at junction 10 (note that M11 junction 9 is restricted and only accessible from the South). Turn left at the roundabout and straight over the next roundabout. Travel a mile or so on the A505 in the direction of Saffron Walden. At the next roundabout take the third exit (signed A1301 towards Saffron Walden). Pass two turnings to Hinxton village (these go to the village only), and take a right, at the next roundabout, signposted on to the Genome Campus.

Car sharing
We actively encourage all of our delegates and conference organisers to share journeys to and from the Campus where possible. If you are likely to be visiting the campus on a frequent basis you may also like to consider CamShare.

By train

Whittlesford Parkway, Great Chesterford and Audley End are the closest railway stations to the Campus and these are all on the Cambridge-London Liverpool Street line.
(Please note that Whittlesford and Great Chesterford stations do not have a taxi rank or telephone: use either Cambridge or Audley End stations if a taxi has not been pre-booked.)
The journey time from London is approximately one hour.

Cambridge is the closest railway hub, it is on both the London King’s Cross and the London Liverpool Street line, and also serves trains coming from the north.

Timetables available from National Rail Enquiries.

Railway stations
Travel time from station/ airport to Campus by car
Approximate taxi fare
Cambridge (London King’s Cross and Liverpool Street line) 25 minutes £25
Audley End (London Liverpool Street line)  15 minutes  £14 (Crocus Cars*)
Great Chesterford (London Liverpool Street line) 5 minutes  £10 (Mid Anglia*)
Whittlesford Parkway
(London Liverpool Street line)
5 minutes  £7 (Mid Anglia*)

*Company offering cheapest fare – find contact number below

By air

London Stansted Airport is the closest airport to Campus at only 20 minutes drive.

Airports
TRAVEL TIME FROM STATION/AIRPORT TO CAMPUS BY CAR
APPROXIMATE TAXI FARE
London Stansted 20 minutes £35
London Luton 1 hour £70
London City 1 hour £75
Heathrow 1.5 hours £100
Gatwick 1.5 hours £115

By taxi

It is a good idea to pre-book a taxi when travelling to the Campus from a airport or train station.

Recommended taxi companies:

  • Abel Cars – 01799 513313
  • Walden Cabs – 01799 500500
  • Caz Cars – 01223 513693
  • Mid Anglia – 01223 836000
  • Panther Taxis – 01223 715715
  • Crocus Cars – 01799 525511
  • Sawston Cabco – 01223 517008
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