The village of Papworth Everard is located on the A1198, (the old Ermine Street) and is approximately 7 miles south of Huntingdon and 12 miles west of Cambridge. For complete directions use the Route Planner on the AA website. Our postcode is CB23 3RE. (Please note that the local postcodes were recoded in September 2006. Visitors have informed us that the old Hospital postcode, CB3 8RE, may be required by some in-car Sat Nav systems. Please also note that the Papworth Everard bypass, which opened in 2007, does not appear on some newer maps.)
The nearest railway stations are St Neots (15 minutes), Huntingdon (20 minutes), Royston (20 minutes) and Cambridge (30 minutes) but you will need to complete your journey by taxi. For details please contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.
Daytime services are operated from Cambridge and St Ives by Whippet Coaches (tel: 01480 463792) It is advisable to check with the operating company for details of their weekday, evening and weekend services before you plan to visit. Alternatively, you can contact Traveline on 0871 2002233.
London Stansted Airport (STD):
Road: Exit the airport following signs for the M11 Motorway. Take the M11 North in the direction of Cambridge. Turn left at junction 13 (A428) in the direction of Bedford.
Rail: Trains run frequently from Stansted Airport station to Cambridge station.
London Gatwick Airport (LGW):
Road: Exit the airport following signs for the M23 Motorway. Take the M23 North in the direction of London. At junction 8, turn right onto the M25 in the direction of Dartford. Bear left at junction 5 (M25). Cross the River Thames via the Dartford Tunnel. Leave the M25 at junction 27 and take the M11 North in the direction of Cambridge. Turn left at junction 13 (A428) in the direction of Bedford.
Rail: Take the Gatwick Express from Gatwick Airport station to Victoria station (London). Take the Underground to either Kings Cross station or Liverpool Street station for trains to St Neots, Huntingdon and Cambridge.
London Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Road: Exit the airport following signs for the M4 Motorway. Take the M4 West in the direction of the M25. At junction 4b, take the M25 North. Leave the M25 at either junction 23 (head North on the A1M) or junction 27 (head North on the M11).
Rail: Take the Underground (Piccadilly line) to Kings Cross station (London) for trains to St Neots, Huntingdon and Cambridge.
Birmingham International Airport (BXI):
Road: Exit the airport and take the A45 East in the direction of the M42 Motorway. Take the M42 North (M6 London) and exit at junction 7a in the direction of London. Exit at Junction 1 and take the A14 East in the direction of Cambridge.
London: Transport For London
Air: Stansted Airport Gatwick Airport Heathrow Airport Birmingham Airport
Rail: First Capital Connect