Institute of Astronomy

Venue & Travel

The conference will be held at the Institute of Astronomy (on the Mon and Weds), and at the nearby Computer Laboratory (on the Tuesday), both located in West Cambridge.

Getting here

Information on how to reach the city and the department may be found here.


The IoA is a 15-20 minute taxi journey from the railway station, and costs around £8-9 with Panther Taxis Ltd (01223 715715) and Camcab (01223 704704).

Bike hire

By far the easiest way to travel around Cambridge is by bicycle. There are numerous cycle rentals in the city, including Station Cycles located next to the railway station, and City Cycle Hire just to the west of the city centre. Prices are around £10 per day or £25 per week, plus a deposit of £40-60.

The IoA site map

Page last updated: 18 June 2014 at 17:26