Directions to Microsoft Research Cambridge

By Car

From the North (Huntingdon, Peterborough & Northampton) - A14 then M11
Exit Junction 12, M11 towards Cambridge A603. At roundabout, take 1st exit onto Barton Road/A603. Turn left onto Newnham Road/A603. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto The Fen Causeway/A1134. At roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Trumpington Road. At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Lensfield Road/A603. Turn right onto Hills Road/A1307. Turn left onto Station Road. The Microsoft Research Building is situated on the left at the corner of Station Road and Tenison Road.

From the South (London & M25) - M25, M11
Exit Junction 11 on the M11 and take the A1309 towards Cambridge. Join the A1134 to Cambridge for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Brooklands Avenue, then left onto A1307 Hills Road. Turn right onto Station Road. The Microsoft Research Building is situated on the left at the corner of Station Road and Tenison Road.

From the East (Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich & Norwich) – A14, A11
Exit the A11 heading northwest towards Cambridge on the A1307. Go through three roundabouts. After approximately six miles, turn right onto Station Road. The Microsoft Research Building is situated on the left at the corner of Station Road and Tenison Road.

From the West (Bedford, St Neots & Milton Keynes) - A428
From the A428 continue on A1303 Madingley Road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Queens Road/A1134. Continue to follow A1134. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto The Fen Causeway/A1134. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Trumpington Road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Lensfield Road/A603. Turn right onto Hills Road/A1307. Turn left onto Station Road. The Microsoft Research Building is situated on the left at the corner of Station Road and Tenison Road.

For Sat Nav users, our postcode is CB1 2FB.

You will need to speak to Security by using the Intercom located at the barrier on the car park access road. Entry to the building is via reception at the front of the building.

Drivers visiting the Lab should ask their host to book parking for them in advance to ensure a space.

By Train

  • From London King’s Cross Station
    Fast trains run every half hour and the approximate journey time is 1 hour.
  • From London Liverpool Street
    Trains run every hour and the approximate journey time is 75 minutes.

The lab is approximately a 2 minute walk from Cambridge station, at the junction of Station Road and Tenison Road.

For train times and fares, visit the National Rail Enquiries Web site. The code for Cambridge Station is CBG.

By Coach
Coaches arrive at Drummer Street in the City Centre. You then need to take a taxi from the adjacent rank. The journey time is 3 minutes.

For coach times and fares, visit the National Express Web site.

By Local Taxi

  • Panther Taxi +44 (0) 1223 715715

By Plane

  • Stansted Airport
    Stansted is the nearest of the London-area airports to Cambridge. It is mostly served by flights to and from mainland Europe, Ireland, and elsewhere in the UK.
  • Heathrow Airport
    Heathrow is the principal London-area airport and one of the busiest in Europe with a wide range of national, European, and international services.
  • Gatwick Airport
    Heathrow is the second "London" airport with a wide range of national, European and international services.
  • Other airports
    Luton Airport, Norwich airport, and Southend airport are other regional airports in the East Anglia region. If you use these, car or taxi is the best option for travel to Cambridge.