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By rail:
Ely has many direct rail connections, including with London Kings Cross, Peterborough, Stansted Airport, Norwich and Birmingham. Ely Cathedral is a 10 minute walk from the station. There is a taxi rank at the station.

By road:
Main road routes serving Ely include the A10 and A142 (linking with the M11, A1 and A14). Ely Cathedral's post code is CB7 4DL.

Car parking (free of charge in the city centre) is available in and around Ely, with most of the car parks a 5 or 10 minute walk from the Cathedral.

Due to building works coach parking in Barton Road Ely has been suspended. There is dedicated coach parking for groups at our Park and Ride site at Cheffins Saleground, Sutton, CB6 2QT. Please see map for details.

Forehill Car Park and Ship Lane Car Park all offer free, all day parking after 8.30am.

For full details and a map of the Ely's car parks, please see

Please be aware that on Saturdays and during the summer season, the car parks can get very busy.

There are coach drop off/pick up points in front of the Cathedral (The Gallery CB7 4DB), and free coach parking available a short distance away at Lancaster Way Business Park (CB6 3NW).