Getting Here

East Cambs sits at the heart of east-central England. It lies in an area north-east of the city of Cambridge and is much closer than you think.


If you're travelling here by car, main road routes serving East Cambs include the A10 and A142 (linking with the M11, A1 and A14).

Find out more on up-to-date road travel information here.


The district is well served by railway, with Ely acting as the main junction linking with Cambridge, King’s Lynn, Peterborough and Norwich.

Ely has many direct rail connections, including with London Kings Cross, Stansted Airport and Birmingham. There is a taxi rank at Ely station.

Other stations in the district include: Kennett, Dullingham, Newmarket, Littleport.


East Cambs is within easy reach by road or rail from Stansted. You can travel from Stansted Airport to Ely direct by train in under an hour.


If you are planning to arrive in East Cambs by boat, but aren't sure what navigable waterways are nearby, you can download a map of canals and rivers from the Inland Waterways Association. Information on navigating The River Great Ouse and its tributaries can be found here.

Where to Stay

Where to stay in East Cambs? A friendly bed and breakfast or glamourous city townhouse hotel? Or out in the stunning fen panorama at a campsite or marina? Or perhaps you want the freedom to come and go in a self-catering holiday home?