Department of Engineering

How to Find Us

How to Find Us

Mailing Address

Cambridge University
Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom
Tel:  +44 (0)1223 332600
Fax: +44 (0)1223 332662


Trumpington Street Site

Most of the divisional and administrative offices are located at the Trumpington Street site, mailing address as above. The site is comprised of three buildings: the Baker building, the Inglis building, and the James Dyson Building. Visitors should report to the reception at the Baker building.

West Cambridge Site

  • The Energy, Fluids and Turbomachinery Division's Turbomachinery Research Group is located at the Whittle Laboratory building.
  • The Manufacturing and Management Division is located at the Alan Reece Building (also referred to as the Institute for Manufacturing).

Transport to Cambridge from London airports

  1. Stansted airport is nearby (30 miles), with a frequent train from the airport to Cambridge main train station (NOT Cambridge NORTH station) that takes 30 minutes. See
  1. Gatwick airport (90 miles) has a train option called Thameslink that is direct to Cambridge, without changes. It is direct and takes about 2 hours. Usually, there is a train every 30 minutes. See
  1. London City Airport (60 miles) is fast to get through and is about 90 minutes to Cambridge via Kings Cross main station by train and underground (City airport, then Docklands light railway (DLR) to Bank underground station; then Northern line to Kings Cross, then fast train (50 minutes) with only a few stops to Cambridge.
  1. Heathrow (70 miles) has the underground train (Piccadilly line) to Kings Cross main station. Then 50 minute train to Cambridge.  In total about 2 hours.

Alternatively, Heathrow has the Heathrow Express train to Paddington station, then underground train to Kings Cross on Hammersmith and City line. Then 50 minute train to Cambridge. In total about 2 hours.

  1. Luton (40 miles) : slow by bus/coach to Cambridge (2 hours).