Peterborough is easily accessible from all parts of the UK and overseas. Peterborough is just 80 miles (128 km) from London and 40 miles (64 km) from Cambridge.
East coast main line trains provide rapid rail connections (50 minutes from London King´s Cross). Estimated distance in time:
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.
Click 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 Council offices.
To search for someone to share your journey with, visit www.carsharepeterborough.com. 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.