Due to the ongoing building works, the College is currently closed to members of the public. However, we welcome visits from prospective applicants and alumni. If you are visiting, please stop by the Porters' Lodge in Old Court or Memorial Court and let the Porter know that you are here. 

Find Us

The College has facilities spread across three sites. The main site, Old Court, is located on Trinity Lane. From here, the Avenue leads you across the river and over to Memorial Court. Castle Court is located on Chesterton Road, a few minutes cycle or short walk from Memorial Court and Old Court. 

Please note, the College has a limited number of parking spaces at Memorial Court and Castle Court. Visitors to the College who require parking should contact the Porters by emailing porters@clare.cam.ac.uk. We will do our best to accommodate your request, though we regret that this may not always be possible. 

Please find the University of Cambridge map here and see where Clare is located in relation to other University buildings. 

Getting here

There are frequent services between Cambridge Railway Station and Stansted (direct), London King’s Cross / St Pancras (direct) and London Liverpool Street (direct). Heathrow to Cambridge Station requires a tube journey to either King’s Cross or London Liverpool St. Visit National Rail enquiries website for the latest train times and fares. 
From Cambridge Station to the College, see bus information below or taxis are available.

The nearest stop to Memorial Court is on the ‘U’ service, on West Road – ask for the University Library. The nearest stops for Old Court are the bus station / main City Centre stops, all buses traveling towards the City Centre from the station stop here. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Old Court. 

Cambridge is well served by National Express coaches, direct connections available to/from London, London Heathrow, Birmingham and others. Visit National Express website for further details. 

Cycle parking
Cycle parking facilities are available at all the main sites, and basic cycle repair tools can be borrowed from the Porters’ Lodge.