Finding the main University Library
Travelling to the UL by bike
Planning your route to the UL can be done via Cyclestreets (http://www.cyclestreets.net/) and there is plenty of space to securely lock a bike outside the UL. There is a bike repair service in the car park on Thursdays between 11.00 and 15.00. *Please note: the bike repair service is taking a break over summer and will return on the 18th September.*
Travelling to the UL by road
Parking is available on site, however it is operated on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive early in order to avoid disappointment. The UL car park opening hours are as follows:
Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 19:15
Saturday: 09:00 – 17:15
Parking is also available on Queen’s and West road, and is operated on a parking meter system. (https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/parking)
Travelling by train to Cambridge/ Travelling to the UL from Cambridge railway station
There are frequent trains running between Cambridge railway station and London King’s Cross and Liverpool Street stations, and from the Midlands via Birmingham. Current train timetables can be found at the National Rail enquires website here:
Taxis can be hired outside Cambridge railway station.
Bikes can be rented at numerous city centre bike hire shops. The tourist information office can assist. See http://www.visitcambridge.org/
Travelling to the UL by bus / coach
The UL can be found on both the ‘Citi 1’ and the ‘Uni 4’ bus routes, and via the park and ride service.
Travelling to Cambridge from UK airports
There are a limited number of European flights from Cambridge Airport (01223 373 737).
The University Library is accessible by bus, coach and train from all major UK airports, the closest of which is Stansted. The location of the UL in relation to London Stansted, Heathrow and Gatwick airports can be seen here: