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Bioinformatics Training


How to get here


By Air  

London Stansted airport is about 30 - 40 mins from Cambridge and is easily accessible by car, train or bus. If travelling by car from Stansted airport take the M11 northbound until you reach signs for Cambridge. Public transport from the airport is also available via National Express coach buses (Coach travel to Cambridge | National Express) or overland trains ( from Stansted to Cambridge.


By Rail  

The training room is around 20 minutes walk from Cambridge Railway Station walking directions are: Downing Site - Google Maps

Walking directions from Cambridge Railway Station to the Pembroke training rooms: Pembroke College - Google Maps


By Bus

There are a number of regular bus services that run between the rail station and the city centre. See bus map: Maps | Stagecoach (


By Car

Directions from the M11:

Directions from the A14:

There is no car parking at the venue and the local public car parks are expensive. The nearest is the Grand Arcade parking which is 0.5 miles, about a 3 mins walk away from the venue. A better option would be to park at one of the Park and Ride facilities surrounding Cambridge and catch a bus into the city centre. This still costs but not as much as the city centre parking. The journey in will take around 40mins depending on the time of the day and traffic conditions, so allow plenty of time.

There are a number of Parking options available near the course venue, the nearest are:

The City Council also maintains a map of car parks here.



Suggestions for accommodation can be found on all hotel booking sites. A selection is here:


Bioinformatics Training
Craik-Marshall Building
Downing Site
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, CB2 3EB


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Pembroke Training Rooms
76 Trumpington Street
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, CB2 1RF

Map: Chiu Court (Pembroke College)


Please use the new black gated entrance between 74 Trumpington Street and the Emmanuel United Reformed Church. Follow path round into Chui Court courtyard; the reception door and access to teaching rooms is through the white door on the right, in the courtyard.

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There is level access into the building. There are accessible toilet facilities on the ground floor.

Please contact us before attending to discuss possible arrangements.