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Information about parking near Cambridge Station
Cambridge station is located to the Southeast of Cambridge city centre, just off the A1307 Hills Road which leads directly into the city.
On-street parking can be challenging throughout Cambridge – with many spaces reserved for permit holders only, and further heightened restrictions in place the closer you are to the historic city centre. However, there are a good number of off-street car parks around the city, including a convenient large on-site station car park.
JustPark provides information on plenty of parking options close to Cambridge station, many of which are reservable – including spaces on-street and off-street, from driveways to car parks.
On-street parking throughout Cambridge can be quite difficult as many spaces are reserved solely for permit holders. Of the on-street pay-and-display spaces available to visiting drivers, there is only a limited number near to Cambridge station.
You can use the JustPark parking map to find information on available on-street parking spaces near Cambridge station.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Great Northern Road/Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire County Council £0.50 / 30 minutes 8 hours Station Road/Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire County Council £0.50 / 30 minutes 8 hours Tenison Avenue/Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire County Council £0.50 / 30 minutes 8 hours Tenison Road/Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire County Council £0.50 / 30 minutes 8 hours Ravensworth Gardens/Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire County Council £0.50 / 30 minutes 4 hours
There is an on-site pay-and-display short stay car park located just outside the station’s main entrance in Station Square, but there are a limited number of spaces and it is primarily used as a pick-up and drop-off point – as parking is allowed free of charge for up to 20 minutes.
Cambridge Station car park (Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JW) operated by NPC is the main Long Stay off-street car park serving the station. It has a good number of spaces and charges a relatively affordable hourly and daily rate, all whilst being in an ideal location for access to the station.
JustPark offers a choice of reservable off-street spaces near Cambridge station – in both council and commercially-run car parks, as well as at hotels, offices and on private driveways. You can browse these options and book a guaranteed space via our website or app.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Cambrige Leisure RingGo £1.00 / hour day Cambridge Station Cambridge City Council £10.00 / day
Cambridge station car park – along with most off-street locations in the city – offers a good amount of disabled spaces.
Disabled drivers displaying their Blue Badge may also apply through Cambridge City Council for permits and day-to-day access to the permit restricted parking bays throughout the city.
You can filter when searching on JustPark to show all our parking spaces with disabled access around Cambridge station (select this option by clicking ‘Filters’ on the search results page).
There is limited on-street parking available near to the station, as the surrounding streets are either busy roads and bus routes or residential permit holder zones – so be careful that you are following the rules accurately when you park.
On the JustPark parking map, we’ll only show you spaces which you’re allowed to park in between your start/end times.
NCP’s Station car park offers a discounted rate on all Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Overnight parking is available at the Long Stay off-street car park, operated by NPC on Station Road, at quite a reasonable rate.
Enter your dates and times on our search results page to see what’s available overnight.
There is no specific designated drop-off and pick-up point at Cambridge station, but drivers may stop in the pay-and-display bays in Station Square outside the main entrance free of charge – as long as they do not leave their vehicles unattended, and they vacate within 20 minutes.
Cambridge station is now blessed with a 21st century revamped station plaza just outside the main entrance – with open space, cafes and restaurants all making the approach to the station a welcoming experience. Furthermore, the station is around a 15 minute walk from the famous historic city centre, where you can marvel at the stunning architecture of the famous chapels and University of Cambridge buildings.