Visiting the College

St Catharine's is situated in the heart of Cambridge on Trumpington Street. Visitors are welcome and are requested to report to the Porters' Lodge on arrival.

The information below will enable you to find the College's main site in the centre of Cambridge. For maps of the College's location and site, click here.

For more information about visiting Cambridge, see the Visit Cambridge site.

By road

From the M11, take either Junction 11 or 12 and follow into Cambridge city centre. Follow the city signs for public parking, as we regret that parking is not available at St Catharine's (except for loading and unloading, and other special circumstances). There are maps posted around the city which will help you find your way back to the College once you park. For more information on parking, see the Parking in Cambridge site.

By rail

To find information on train timetables serving Cambridge, please see the National Rail website. The College is about a 25-minute walk (just over a mile) from Cambridge Station.

By taxi

Ask your taxi driver to be taken to 'St Catharine's College', not 'Catz', to avoid confusion with the CATS sixth form college in Chesterton.

By air

Cambridge Coach Services run an hourly bus service to and from Stansted, Luton, Heathrow and Gatwick airports (telephone 01223 423900). Railway service is also available from Stansted (for more information see Railtrack's web site or from the UK call National Rail Enquiries (0345 48 49 50). 

By bus/coach

The Bus Station is shown on the Cambridge Around St Catharine's map and is within walking distance of the College. For information about Coach Services to Cambridge see the National Express or Stagecoach websites.