East coast main line trains provide rapid rail connections (50
minutes from London King´s Cross). Estimated
distance in time:
- London 50 minutes
- York 1hr 10 minutes
- Leeds 1hr 30 minutes
- Newcastle 2hrs 15 minutes
- Edinburgh 3hrs 30 minutes
The bus station is located adjacent to Queensgate shopping
centre and is only a short walk from Peterborough rail station and
Peterborough City Centre. Visit our Queensgate Bus Station page to find out what
routes are available.
Peterborough is easy to get around by bike. It is flat and has
an extensive network of over 200km of cycle paths. There are 11
named and numbered routes surrounded by a 45 mile Green Wheel route
which circles the city.
here to view the Travelchoice Interactive Journey Map to
plan your journey. Alternatively, pick up a Peterborough Cycle Map
for £1.50 from the Travelchoice Centre, Tourist Information Centre
(01733) 452336 and most cycle shops.
There is ample cycle parking within the city centre and at most
Interactive Journey Map allows you to plan your journey
online. Alternatively, visit www.travelchoice.org.uk to
find out more about walking in Peterborough.
To search for someone to share your journey with, visit
Simply enter your details and search for a match. The same website
also enables you to search for someone to share a taxi with and
search for a walking and cycling buddy.
Peterborough has fast road connections via the A1(M) for
north-south journeys and the A14 and A47 east-west routes. Coach
parking is available in Acland Street, right in the City Centre and
close to Queensgate Shopping Centre which has easy access and
parking at a cost of £3 per day. The city is serviced by
a network of dual carriageway parkways, these divert high volumes
of traffic from the city centre and cut travel times across the
city. Peterborough is one of four environment cities in the UK and
is committed to providing sustainable transport.
The nearest airports to Peterborough are East
Midlands, London Stansted,
Luton and Norwich.
Via Harwich International Port:
- Hook of Holland Stena Line
- Esbjerg, Denmark DFDS Seaways
- Cuxhaven, Germany