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10th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground

Cambridge Travel Information

By Car 

From the South & from London, Cambridge is a short trip up the M11 motorway. 

From the north, the A1 and M1 link to the A14 dual carriageway straight to the city, and from the east and west, the A14 again takes you to Cambridge. 

BBC Travel Information 

By Coach 

A frequent coach service to Cambridge is available from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted airports.

 Cambridge’s Drummer Street bus station, served by all national coach services is situated in the city centre.

 National Express Coaches 

By Train 

There are excellent connections from Scotland & the North via Peterborough, and regional services from Birmingham & the Midlands, East Anglia & the Northwest.

From London, frequent, fast rail services depart from King’s Cross station.  There are also hourly services to Cambridge from Stansted Airport.

The best way from the train station to Churchill College is by taxi. The College is approximately two miles from Cambridge train station. 

 National Rail Services 

 By Air

London Stansted is the nearest international airport to Cambridge, located just 30 miles to the South of the city, with easy access by train (direct rail link to Cambridge), coach, or car (M11). EasyJet and Ryanair fly from Stansted.

Cambridge is also within reach of London Luton, London Heathrow & London Gatwick

 Stansted Airport

 Cambridge is also within reach of London Luton, London Heathrow & London Gatwick.  For more detailed travel information from Heathrow and Gatwick airports, please click here.

Taxi Services 

The approximate taxi fare from Cambridge railway station to the College is £10.00. 

Several taxi companies offer an airport service costing approximately £45 one way for Stansted and £90 to London Heathrow for pre-booked taxis.  They should be contacted in advance to arrange collection from any London airport for transfer to Cambridge. 

Smart Drivers - +44 1223 513683 

SilverStar Cambridge Ltd - +44 (0) 1223 441146 

Panther Taxi – +44 (0) 1223 715715 

A1 Cabs - +44 (0) 1223 525555 

Camtax Taxi - +44 (0) 1223 242424


Car parking is available onsite.



The Conference is organised by Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

 All enquiries regarding the general arrangements should be made to the Event Manager, Jo Griffiths, Tel: +44 (0)1223 748260. Email: