UcWA

The University Centre West Anglia has two campuses, in King’s Lynn and in Milton, on the outskirts of Cambridge.

King’s Lynn is the largest campus and it’s 106 miles (170 km) from London and 46 miles (74 km) from Cambridge. The Cambridge campus is 61 miles (98 km) from London, 46 miles (74 km) from the main campus at King’s Lynn and 4 miles (6km) north of Cambridge. 

Travelling by public transport

Train

King’s Lynn’s train station is about half a mile (10 minutes’ walk) from campus and has a regular train to King’s Cross via Watlington, Downham Market, Littleport, Ely, Waterbeach and Cambridge.

There are two train stations in Cambridge (Cambridge North and Cambridge Station) which both have numerous services. Stagecoach have a regular service from Drummer Street (10 minute walk from Cambridge Station) to Milton directly outside the campus.

National Rail Enquiries has information on all train journeys in the UK, including timetables and routes.  

Bus

King’s Lynn bus station is next to the Vancouver Centre on Albion Street, a 10-minute walk from the college. King’s Lynn is well-serviced by local bus services including: 

First Eastern Counties 

First Eastern Counties’ XL service goes from/to Peterborough to/from Norwich via Thorney, Guyhirn, Wisbech, West Walton, Terrington St. John, Tilney All Saints, King’s Lynn, East Winch, Narborough, Swaffham, NectonScarning, Dereham, Hockering and Easton. Full information including timetables and student discounts can be found on their website. 

Lynxbus

Lynxbus are now West Norfolk’s largest bus company and offer many different routes into King’s Lynn. These include: 

36 | Wells-next-the-sea | Burnham Market | Hunstanton | Heacham | Snettisham | Dersingham | South Wootton 

37 | Southery | Ten Mile Bank | Downham Market | West Winch 

38 | Fair Green | Middleton | North Runcton | West Winch 

39 | RAF Marham | Marham | Shouldham | Setchey | West Winch 

46 | Three Holes | Emneth | Wisbech | Wiggenhall St. Germans 

48 | Grimston | Gayton 

49 | Fakenham | The Rudhams | Hillington 

For timetables, applications and more information please go to their website. 

Stagecoach in Norfolk

Stagecoach in Norfolk offer two routes into King’s Lynn. These are: 

45 | The Walpoles | Hay Green | Tilney All Saints | Clenchwarton | West Lynn 

505 | Whaplode | Holbeach | Gedney | Long Sutton | Sutton Bridge | Terrington St Clement | Clenchwarton | West Lynn 

For timetables, applications and more information please go to their website. 

For Cambridge and Milton

We’re served by several bus routes in Cambridge and Milton, tooStagecoach’s number 9 service goes through Milton from/to Cambridge to/from Littleport via Waterbeach, Little Thetford and Ely.Cambridgeshire County Council has full details of local services. 

Travelling by car

King’s Lynn can be found on the A47 (from Peterborough – Norwich), A17 (from Lincoln) and A10 (from Cambridge). The King’s Lynn campus is on Tennyson Avenue off the main South Gates roundabout. There is limited parking available and a permit (only available for those who live outside of a specific radius approximately 2.5 miles away from the campus) is required. A parking permit does not guarantee a parking space but an overfill car park can be found at our Sports campus, a short 10 minute walk away.  

Our Cambridge campus situated in Milton can be found off the A10 and is on Landbeach Road. Parking is available at the campus. 

Our postcodes are: 

  • Kings Lynn – PE30 2QW 
  • Cambridge – CB24 6DB 

Travelling by bike

King’s Lynn is easy to get around by bike and west Norfolk is ideal cycling country, with cycle routes criss-crossing the whole area – often following traffic-free paths. King’s Lynn is part of National Cycle Network 1 (from Dover – Shetland) which provides access to Fakenham and Wisbech (and all the villages in between!) and National Cycle Network 11 which provides access to Ely, Waterbeach, Milton and Cambridge. 

Cambridge is famously bike-friendly. There are plenty of facilities for cyclists, including cycle parks, a hire shop at the railway station and countless cycle routes. The Cambridge Cycling Campaign has a comprehensive map of the city and a route planner. 

Both of our campuses have secure bicycle shelters on-site.