The city of Cambridge is in the south east of England, 50 miles north of London. It is well served by road and rail links, and is within easy distance of the major London airports.
Homerton College is situated on Hills Road just outside the city centre between the main railway station and Addenbrookes Hospital. All visitors arriving at the College should report to the Porters' Lodge, located in the Mary Allan Building.
- from London: Follow directions to Cambridge along the M11. At Junction 11 take the A1309 into Cambridge. At the second set of major traffic lights, ignoring all pedestrian lights, keep in the right hand lane and turn right into Long Road (signposted to Addenbrookes Hospital). Continue to next main crossroads. Turn left into Hills Road and Homerton College is approximately half a mile on the left hand side.
- from the North: Follow directions to the A1 south and follow the A1 and A1(M) until it joins the A14. Take the A14 as far as the M11, and then take the M11 to Junction 11 and follow the A1309 into Cambridge. At the second set of major traffic lights, ignoring all pedestrian lights, keep in the right hand lane and turn right into Long Road (signposted to Addenbrookes Hospital). Continue to next main crossroads. Turn left into Hills Road and Homerton College is approximately half a mile on the left-hand side.
For short-term parking
Park in the main entrance car park and report to the Porters' Lodge for a temporary parking permit.
For conference visitors and long-term parking
Please enter the College via Harrison Drive, 100 yards from the main entrance, and continue to the end of this road where you will find the visitors' car park on the left hand side.
Homerton College is conveniently located for travel by train - it is only a 15 minute walk from Cambridge's main station. There are regular trains to London King's Cross (approximate journey time 50 minutes) and London Liverpool Street (approximate journey time 1 hour 15 minutes). There are also good connections from Peterborough, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh.
National Rail Enquiries website.
The airport closest to Cambridge is Stansted, from where there are good train and taxi connections to Cambridge.
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