Punting Cambridge – Guide to parking in Cambridge

Cambridge Park and Ride

When travelling to Cambridge by car, if you intend to stay for they day the cheapest place to park is one of the 5 Cambridge City Park and Ride car parks. The parking itself is FREE, however you must pay for the bus ride into central Cambridge. Please click here for parking in the city centre of Cambridge.
The 5 different locations are situated to the North, South, East and West of the City. Please be aware that parking overnight is NOT permitted at any of these sites. Encircling Cambridge, the 5 locations for Park and Ride are: Milton, Trumpington, Newmarket road, Madingley road and Babraham road. You can see each site in more detail beneath:

Trumpington Park and Ride Services

Located along the Hauxton Road to the South of Cambridge, the Trumpington site can be accessed from the Hauxton road or via junction 11 on the M11.

This bus can get you to the City centre in approx 20 minutes. Please follow these links for the Bus route and city centre stops and for the bus timetable at trumpington and also see a map of the Bus route and city centre stops.
It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Trumpington Park and Ride timetable or a map of Trumpington Park and to Cambridge City Centre Bus Stops.
Please not the postcode for satnav use: CB29FT

Price:
Parking – FREE
Return bus – 2.60 per adult plus up to 3 kids (under 16) free of charge.

Babraham Road Park and Ride
Located on the south-east side of Cambridge is the Babraham road park & ride.
This bus is likely to take 15 – 20 minutes to get you to Cambridge City Centre. For the Babraham road bus timetable please follow this LINK and to see a map of the bus stops please follow this LINK
This postcode will assist you if using satnav: CB223AB.

It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Babraham Road Bus timetable or a map of Milton to Babraham Park and Ride Bus Stops.

Prices:

Price:
Parking – FREE
Return bus – 2.60 per adult plus up to 3 kids (under 16) free of charge.

Madingley Road Park and Ride
Madinley road park and ride is located due west of Cambridge.

It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Babraham Road timetable or a map of Milton to Babraham Park and Ride Bus Stops.

Prices:

Price:
Parking – FREE
Return bus – 2.60 per adult plus up to 3 kids (under 16) free of charge.

It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Madingley Road timetable or a map of Madingley Road to Newmarket Road Park and Ride Bus Stops.

Postcode for park and ride for your satnav- CB3 0EX

Milton Park and Ride

The Milton Park and ride is located north of the city.
It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Milton Road timetable or a map of Milton Park and Ride Bus Stops.

Prices:

Price:
Parking – FREE
Return bus – 2.60 per adult plus up to 3 kids under 16 free of charge.

It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Milton Park and Ride timetable or a map of Milton Park and Ride to Babraham Road P & R Bus Stops.

Postcode for park and ride for your satnav – CB24 6DQ

Newmarket Road Park and Ride

Situated East of Cambridge, Newmarket road Park and Ride is ideal for people travelling west-bound along the A14.
It takes 15 – 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Newmarket Road timetable or a map of Newmarket road Park and Ride Bus Stops.

Prices:
Parking – FREE
Return bus – 2.60 per adult plus up to 3 kids (under 16) free of charge.

Postcode for park and ride for your satnav – CB5 8AA