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The National Rail Service operates the train system. Cambridge train station is located at the end of Station Road. The station is about a 20 minute walk from the city centre. From Cambridge, there are frequent trains to London, the UK and the airports. London can be only a 50 minute journey on an express train. You can purchase day tickets that are inclusive of the London Underground and the bus system.

Thetrainline website provides up-to-date timetable information and you can purchase tickets which will either be posted to you or can be collected at the rail station on the day of travel.

All University staff appointed for more than 3 months can apply for a travel to work loan which can be put toward the cost of a rail season ticket.