Getting Here

The historic market town of Huntingdon is ideally situated on the main hub of the A14 and A1. Just 55 minutes by train from London and 25 minutes by car from Cambridge, the town is well served by public transport, including the ‘Busway’ guided bus to Cambridge. The nearest airport is Stansted, approximately one hour’s drive away.

By Car

Parking is FREE on Sundays and after 6pm in Huntingdonshire District Council car parks.

The fast A1 and A14 link Huntingdon to London (76 miles) in the south and the A1 links to Peterborough (24 miles) to the north. Cambridge is just 20 miles away on the A14, which is a main hub route for visitors from East Anglia.
Please enter your postcode below to plan your route from any part of the country.



To find out where to park in Huntingdon, please click the map below.

0515 Huntingdon Parking map May 15-page-001NEW! Phone and Pay for your Parking
Motorists can now pay for parking sessions by their phone, SMS or Smartphone and receive text confirmation and reminders as well as extend parking sessions at the touch of a button.

Huntingdonshire District Council has introduced ‘Phone and Pay’, a cashless parking system which has been rolled out initially across 12 of the district’s long stay car parks. It will be introduced in short stay car parks at a later date.

Huntingdon car parks are:
Mill Common
Ingram Street
Great Northern Street
Riverside (Long Stay)

To encourage motorists to register and use the new service, there will be no transaction or SMS charges for the first year that the service is in operation.

To use the new service, motorists can pre-register their vehicles:
Online at
Call 01480 270636
Text vehicle registration number to 07786 207708
Download the app by searching for “Phone and Pay parking”

You can read more here.

By Train
Huntingdon rail station is only 50 minutes, approximately, direct to London Kings Cross and has regular services to many stations.

Great Northern operate direct train services from Huntingdon to London and Peterborough, where you can connect to many other areas of the UK.

Please click here for the Great Northern website.

By Bus
Click this link to find out about the many bus routes from Huntingdon to surrounding areas and beyond.

National Express operates daily services to various parts of the country. Click this link for the National Express website.

By Busway
Fast and frequent buses between Huntingdon, St Ives and Cambridge.

The service connects Cambridge, Huntingdon and St Ives and is the longest guided busway in the world. Services are operated by Stagecoach in Huntingdonshire and Whippet Coaches.

Click here for full information and timetables for The Busway guided bus.

Huntingdon & Godmanchester Active Travel Map. Smarter travel choices; this map gives you an overview of Huntingdon and Godmanchester and some useful information to plan your local journeys.

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