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Cambridge Graphene Centre

Research Centre on Graphene, Layered Crystals and Hybrid Nanomaterials


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Directions and Map

Full address

Cambridge Graphene Centre
The University of Cambridge
9 JJ Thomson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0FA
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 - 1223 - 762415 
Fax: +44 - 1223 - 748348


Arriving by taxi

All taxis in Cambridge need to be pre-booked by phone or app. Here is a list of the most reliable services in town:

  • Panther Taxis (Cheapest) 01223 715715
  • Cam Cab LTD 012230704704
  • A1 Cabco 012230313131
  • Cambridge Airport Taxi 07448 883896
  • Uber

Arriving by train

If you are arriving at Cambridge by train, it takes about 20 minutes by taxi to reach the Cambridge Graphene Centre from Cambridge Central Railway Station (CBG) or the Cambridge North Station (CMB).

If you arrive at London St. Pancras (ie. Eurostar), walk to London Kings Cross (KGX) across the road, then get a train to Cambridge (from £24 - 53min). Check timetables on or

Arriving by car

Google Maps link

•  From London Stansted:

Drive north on the M11, leave the M11 at Junction 13, and turn right along Madingley Road (A1303) towards Cambridge.

•  From the north towards Cambridge:

Drive south on the A14 and continue going south onto the M11. Continue along the M11 to junction 12 (Cambridge, Wimpole and Barton), and double back to Junction 13. Then turn right along Madingley Road (A1303) towards Cambridge.

•  At Madingley Road:

  1. Take the second turning on the right (JJ Thomson Avenue – signed to the Cavendish Lab).
  2. Take the first left, between the Whittle Laboratory Building and the William Gates Building.
  3. Follow the road around to the Cambridge Graphene Centre which is on your left after the Roger Needham Building.

Please note there is no longer parking available at the rear of the building. Visitors car parking spaces in the front of the building are extremely limited and must be booked in advance by arrangement with Cambridge Graphene Centre Administration.

Arriving by plane

To reach Cambridge, you can fly to the following airports:

  • Stansted Airport (STN).
  • Luton Airport (LTN)
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
    • Direct train to Cambridge (from £35 - 2h). Check timetables on or Other train combinatios with changes in London are also available for similar prices.
    • Taxi.
  • London Southend Airport (SEN)