The following are methods of getting to the McDonald Institute. Further information is available on the University's website.
From London, trains to Cambridge leave from Kings Cross and Liverpool Street stations. The faster non-stop trains from London King's Cross take approximately 50 minutes. There are some direct services to Cambridge operate from Birmingham, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, Peterborough and Sheffield. When you are coming from Doncaster, Leeds, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow, it is possible to change at Peterborough. Trains also run direct to Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Ipswich, King's Lynn, Newmarket and Norwich.
For train schedules and information: http://www.cam.ac.uk/cambarea/trains/
See also National Rail's service alterations page for details of changes to published timetables.
There are coach services to Cambridge from Victoria Coach Station in London almost every hour. There are also services from other cities and all major airports. Coaches are arriving at the Park Side coach station, which is about 10 minutes' walk from the McDonald Institute.
For further information on local bus travel: http://www.cam.ac.uk/cambarea/travel/bus.html
Cambridge lies 60 miles (100 km) north of London, close to the north/south M11 motorway and the east/west A14 trunk road.
Park & Ride information: http://www.cambridge.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/transport-and-streets/parking/
Parking information: http://www.cambridge.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/transport-and-streets/parking
The closest airport offering scheduled flights is London Stansted Airport, 30 miles away from Cambridge. A regular bus service (approximately 50 minutes) and a direct train service (Stansted Express, 30 minutes) from the Stansted airport to the city are available.