How to get to Saffron Walden
Transport links to Saffron Walden
Saffron Walden is easily reached from London via the M11 (exit junction 8, initially follow the signs for A120 Hertford, then B1383 for Saffron Walden)
Travelling from Cambridge, exit the M11 at junction 10 and follow the signs to Saffron Walden (A505, A1301, B184).
NB. Junction 9 of the M11 is restricted access.
Travelling from Colchester, stay on the A120 beyond the M11 roundabout (signposted Hertford), follow the A120 at the next roundabout, then at the next roundabout, take the B1383 signposted Saffron Walden.
Satellite navigation or the AA routeplanner http://www.theaa.com/route-planner/index.jsp may help you plan your route. Use the long stay car park postcode CB10 1BX.
Click here for a map of where to park also showing coach parking.
Greater Anglia runs fast trains between Cambridge & London Liverpool Street stations. Audley End station is located on this line and is 2 miles (3km) from Saffron Walden.
Bus services 301 and 59 connect the station with the town, and there are usually taxis waiting at the station.
Click here for information about improved bus services now available between Saffron Walden and Audley End Station.
All inclusive bus and train tickets for selected journeys are now available online at the above link, or, to in-person callers only, at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre.
Central Trains connect Stansted Airport with Audley End, Cambridge, and Birmingham.
National Rail Enquiries - Tel: 08457 484950 http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
The following bus routes serve Saffron Walden:
Cambridge – Saffron Walden (Mon – Sat) – Citi 7
Cambridge - Saffron Walden (Sun & Bank Holidays) – 132
Stansted Airport (Bay 16) – Saffron Walden (Mon – Sat) – 301
Stansted Airport (Bay 23) – Saffron Walden (Mon – Sat) – VillageLink 6
Bishop’s Stortford – Saffron Walden (Mon – Sat) – 301 (calls at Audley End station)
Haverhill – Saffron Walden (Mon – Sat) - 59 - (calls at Audley End station)
www.traveline.org.uk may help you to plan your bus journey. Alternatively staff at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre will be pleased to advise you. Contact us
Saffron Walden is just 14 miles (22km) from Stansted Airport, which has daily scheduled flights to a wide range of domestic & European destinations. The award winning new passenger terminal designed by Sir Norman Foster makes this one of the most modern & easy to use airports in Europe.
Stansted Airport connects to Saffron Walden by both bus and train, and car hire is readily available.
Information: Tel: +44 (0) 844 355 1803. Calls cost 10p per minute plus your phone company access charge.
For a full list of taxi operators please contact the Tourist Information Centre on: 01799 524002
Car/van hire in the Saffron Walden area
Practical Car & Van Rental, by Audley End Station. Tel: 01799 541456. www.practical.co.uk
(Large car hire operators are based at Stansted Airport, Bishops Stortford & Cambridge.)
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