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There are a number of hotels in the Orchard Park area. This is a residential suburb of Cambridge. Hotels are usually less than GBP 100 a night. By taxi, it will tale you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible.  
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There are a number of hotels in the Orchard Park area. This is a residential suburb of Cambridge. Hotels are usually less than GBP 50-120 a night. By taxi, it will tale you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible. If you plan to stay in this area, the best options are
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* [https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/cambridgeshire/cambridge/cambridge-a14-j32.html?cid=GLBC_CAMBAR Premier Inn] (GBP 50)
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* [https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/cambridge/cbgim/hoteldetail Holiday Inn] (GBP 120)
  
 
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=== Arbury Road ===

Revision as of 16:41, 15 February 2019

About the Meeting

Dates

March 25 - 28, 2019 Exact agenda TBD, but I expect a 9:00 start and a 17:00 end each day

Meeting Dates and Location

Location: map

Citrix Systems
101 Cambridge Science Park Rd
Cambridge CB4 0FY
UK

Remote participation

We should be able to allow remote participation for some of the meetings, but you need to register, such that we can ensure we can dial you in

Registration (both in person and for remote participation)

Travel Information

Accommodation Options

The Citrix office is about 3.5km (a bit more than 2 miles) from Cambridge City centre. The map below gives a rough overview, showing the event location, railway stations and a number of popular hotels. CamHotels.jpg

Orchard Park

There are a number of hotels in the Orchard Park area. This is a residential suburb of Cambridge. Hotels are usually less than GBP 50-120 a night. By taxi, it will tale you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible. If you plan to stay in this area, the best options are

Arbury Road

Travelling to and from Cambridge

From London Heathrow

  • Tube and Train: Take the tube to Kings Cross (1 hour) and then train to Cambridge (45 mins). The fast train to Cambridge runs every 30 minutes. You will need to buy separate return tickets for the tube (about 5 pounds) and train (about 20 pounds).
  • Bus: There is a direct coach service to Cambridge (Jetlink). This runs every hour and costs 23 pounds. More details are available from Jetlink. Go to stop 18 at Terminal 4, or stop 9 at the central bus station.
  • Fixed price taxi: there are a number of fixed price taxi services which are worth considering. Note that you will have to pre-book:

From London Gatwick

  • Tube and Train: Take the Thameslink train to Kings Cross (1 hour?) and then train to Cambridge (45 mins). The fast train to Cambridge runs every 30 minutes. You should be able to buy a return ticket covering both trains at about 25 pounds. There is a Gatwick express to London Victoria, but this is more expensive and you will need to take the tube from Victoria to Kings Cross.
  • Bus: There is a direct coach service to Cambridge (Jetlink). This runs every hour and costs 30 pounds. More details are available from Jetlink. Go to South Terminal stop 8, or North Terminal stop 3.
  • Fixed price taxi:

From London Stansted

From London Luton

Getting around in Cambridge

Easy ways to get around, depending on your preference are: