Getting to Newmarket couldn’t be easier, with fantastic road and rail links to all parts of the country and close proximity to one of the UK’s busiest airports. Newmarket is located on the border of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt countryside, but within close proximity of Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds and major arterial roads.
Newmarket is conveniently located on the A14 which offers excellent connections to all major roads in the east of England.
M11 – 1 hour to London
A11 – 1 hour to Norwich
A1(M) – 1 hour to Peterborough
Newmarket railway station provides regular services to Cambridge to the west and Ipswich to the east. Both offer fast and regular connections to and from London while Cambridge also offers good links to the Midlands and The North.
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You can also use the Trainline app or their website to plan your journey to Newmarket. Click here for more.
Newmarket bus station is served by various public services that offer easy connections to Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds and beyond. There is also a National Express service from London.
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Newmarket is within easy reach of a number of international airports that serve most of Europe and further afield.
It is also possible to get to Newmarket by sea. Harwich International Port is located to the east of the town and operates regular passenger services to and from the Hook of Holland.
Harwich International Port – 1 hr 20 min by road
29/10/2019Palace House unveils latest exhibition
George IV is one of British history’s most fascinating – and misunderstood – figures. Now, a new exhibition at Palace House in Newmarket will explore George’s legacy as not only a great patron and collector of art, but also as prominent and, at times controversial, patron of horse racing.
For one night only – the Making Magical Memories Christmas event is back for 2019!
28/10/2019Purple Tuesday in Newmarket
Newmarket Town Council, the Guineas Shopping Centre and Love Newmarket BID are working together to promote Purple Tuesday in Newmarket.
08/10/2019Junior Guide takes the reins at The National Stud
An Essex schoolgirl has hosted part of a tour at The National Stud after winning the chance to be a Junior Tour Guide in a Discover Newmarket competition.
03/10/2019Halloween happenings in and around Newmarket
It’s the time of the year where the trees are changing colour and there’s a chill in the air.
16/09/2019What to expect at The Henry Cecil Open Weekend
The Henry Cecil Open Weekend will take place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September, giving visitors the rare chance to see behind the scenes at British horseracing’s HQ.
09/09/2019Celebrate Newmarket during the Gold Season
Newmarket Racecourses is proud to announce the launch of The Newmarket Gold Season, an exciting initiative aimed at boosting the profile of the town’s racing, breeding and sales activities during the busy autumn season.
06/09/2019Meet the Tour Guides: Sandie Edmeades
Here at Discover Newmarket we pride ourselves on having the best tour guides on offer for your day out.