Traveling by Road
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'.
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’.
We recommend you enter your postcode into the AA route planner website to plan your journey. The conference centre post code is CB10 1RQ. Please contact the event
organiser for a parking permit. There is no charge for parking at the Conference Centre.
By National Express coach
National Express coach services also operate between most major UK airports and Cambridge.
Bus service information
Local Taxi Numbers
Sawston Cab Co Ltd (all journeys)
+44 (0)1223 517008
Cam Air Connect (Airport Specialist)
+44 (0) 1223 750 850
For Cambridge & the airports
www.panthertaxis.co.uk +44 (0)1223 715715
For Audley End & Great Chesterford Stations
Walden Cabs +44 (0)1799 500500
Crocus +44 (0)1799 525511
For Whittlesford Station & The Holiday Inn Express
Mid Anglia +44 (0)1223 836000
cost of a taxi from Cambridge to the campus is ~£25, from Stansted
Airport to the campus is ~£40 and from Heathrow Airport is ~£110. Please
contact the taxi firm directly for a quote.
Traveling by Air
The following are estimated travel times to the Campus:
Cambridge airport 20 minutes
London Stansted 30 minutes
London Luton 1 hour
London City 1 hour
London Gatwick 1 hour 30 minutes*
London Heathrow** 1 hour 30 minutes*
*We recommend you allow 2 hour journey time to Heathrow and Gatwick in case of traffic delays.
**You can catch the underground from Heathrow. However, the journey will take about one hour to get to Kings Cross. A quicker option would be to catch the Heathrow Express train which would take you to Paddington station in London.
You can then pick up the London Underground from Paddington to London Kings Cross which is only 5 stops away on the Circle Line.
From London Kings Cross you can catch a direct train to Cambridge which departs at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past every hour (depending on the time of day)
Alternatively you can take the London underground to London Liverpool Street and catch the train to Great Chesterford station.
Please do not take a black cab from the airport unless pre-booked. London cabs will charge around £250 for the journey.
Traveling by Train
mainline station is approx. 10 miles north of the campus and is served by trains from both London Liverpool Street and London Kings Cross railway stations. The closest railway station to the Campus is Whittlesford Parkway. Other nearby stations include Audley End
and Great Chesterford. Please check the National Rail website for an
up-to date timetable.
neither Whittlesford nor Great Chesterford have a have a taxi rank, we
recommend you use Cambridge or Audley End stations if a taxi has not
The journey time from London to the Campus is ~1 hr 15 min