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Set in over 100 acres of parkland on the banks of the River Cam, the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre couldn't be easier to find.

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How to get here

By car

From the South: Leave the M11 at junction 9 (signed A11 Newmarket) and take the first exit signed A1301 towards Cambridge. From the roundabout take the first left (about 800 m). At the next small roundabout follow the signpost left for the 'Genome Campus'.

From the North: Leave the M11 at junction 10 (note that M11 junction 9 is restricted and only accessible from the South). Turn left at the roundabout and straight over the next roundabout. Travel a mile or so on the A505 in the direction of Saffron Walden. At the next roundabout take the third exit (signed A1301 towards Saffron Walden). Pass two turnings to Hinxton village (these go to the village only), and take a right, at the next roundabout, signposted on to the Genome Campus.

By train

Cambridge is on the main line from London King's Cross. Whittlesford, Great Chesterford and Audley End stations are on the line from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge. The journey time from London is under an hour.

Please note that Whittlesford and Great Chesterford stations do not have a taxi rank or telephone. Please use either Cambridge or Audley End stations if a taxi has not been pre-booked.

Timetables available from National Rail Enquiries.

By air

  • London Stansted is about a 20-minute drive to Hinxton.
  • London City and London Luton are about one hour's drive.
  • London Heathrow and London Gatwick are about one and a half hours' drive.

The Wellcome Conference Centre is just a 10-mile drive from Cambridge city centre or 8 miles from Cambridge Station.

Approximate taxi prices

  • Cambridge - Hinxton £25
  • Audley End - Hinxton £15
  • Stansted - Hinxton £35
  • Luton - Hinxton £65
  • London City - Hinxton £75
  • Heathrow - Hinxton £95
  • Gatwick - Hinxton £105

Taxi companies

  • Abel Cars -
  • A&M Carriages (Airport Specialist) -
  • MasterCab (Airport Specialist) -
  • Phil's Taxi Services -
  • Mid Anglia -
  • Panther Taxis -
  • Crocus Cars -