Saffron Walden is just 14 miles (22km) from Stansted Airport, in the county of Essex, in the East of England. It is 56 miles (90 km) from central London, and just 20 miles (32 km) from the historic university city of Cambridge.
Our town is 60 miles (96 km) from the ferry port at Harwich.
Please consult the transport options below to help plan your visit. Staff at the Tourist Information Centre will be pleased to advise.
Please call us if you need any further information on how to get here:
A list of local taxi companies can be seen here: Taxi Services
Saffron Walden is reached easily from London via the M11 (exit junction 8, initially follow the signs for A120 Hertford, then B1383 for Saffron Walden)
The nearest station to Saffron Walden is Audley End, which is located on the Cambridge – London Liverpool Street line. Abellio Greater Anglia runs regular fast trains which stop at Audley End.
The following bus routes serve Saffron Walden:
Saffron Walden lies close to the route of Sustrans Cycle Route 11
Nearby Stansted Airport has scheduled flights from numerous domestic & European destinations.
By Ferry or via the Channel Tunnel
The ferry port of Harwich is a popular choice for residents of the Netherlands and surrounding countries to visit our town.
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Tourist Information Centre
1 Market Place, Saffron Walden. CB10 1HR
Monday to Saturday: 9.30am to 5pm
Bank Holidays: 10.30am to 1pm
(Easter to August only)