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Travelling & Accommodation


Cambridge is readily accessible from various locations. The nearest airport is Stansted, and direct trains from Stansted Airport to Cambridge leave hourly. Trains from London terminals (Kings Cross, Liverpool Street) are even more frequent than that.

For general information on travelling to Cambridge see here:



For information about various accommodation possibilities (all price ranges), you may find the following sites useful:

Bed & Breakfast services offered by Cambridge colleges are extremely convenient, especially if centrally located – however many of these may be booked out because of Term time.

For cheaper alternatives, such as hostels, see here:

Be aware that some of the places listed on these websites might be out of walking distance from the conference venue, e.g. Girton and Cherry Hinton.


Getting around Cambridge

For more information on how to get around Cambridge, try the official University map: For information on public transport, you can find information on local buses here and consult a bus map here here.

The image here shows the main conference venue. For more information on how to get to the conference venue see here.  



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