Adastral Park is located near Ipswich, Suffolk on the east coast of England, approximately 90 miles from London and 65 miles from Cambridge.

Adastral Park
Martlesham Heath
Ipswich
IP5 3RE

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How to get here
By road: From the Midlands and the North take A14 East toward Ipswich. From London and the South turn off the M25 at J28 onto the A12 to Ipswich. Follow A14 East (signposted to Felixstowe), around Ipswich and over the Orwell Bridge. Join A12 north (J58, signposted to Lowestoft) for approximately two miles. Adastral Park can be found by turning right at the second roundabout. If using a Sat Nav, enter the postcode IP5 3RF, and follow the signs for Reception.

By train: A regular train service runs from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich Station, taking approximately one hour. From the Midlands and the North, there are connecting trains to Ipswich from Peterborough (via Ely or Cambridge). A regular service to Ipswich departs from Norwich once every half hour at peak travel times.

A shuttle bus for business commuters operates from Stand C on the Ipswich station forecourt, direct to Adastral Park. This service runs hourly, the first departure from the station being at 08:15 with the last service leaving at 19:15. This courtesy bus is free for rail passengers (just show your valid rail ticket to the driver upon boarding) or available for a discounted fare for anyone without a ticket travelling to the site. Visit the railway shuttle service page for full details, including timetable.

Other options include using the “Superoute 66” bus or taking a taxi. Taxi fares from Ipswich Railway Station cost around £15 each way and the 66 bus costs around £4.90 return.

By bus: The “Superoute 66” bus service leaves Ipswich for Adastral Park approximately every 15 minutes during peak times. The journey time is around 40-50 minutes. The 67 provides a more direct and quicker route, with a journey time of 25-30 minutes, but only operates during peak times.

By bike: The Ipswich Cycle Map identifies designated bike routes. Also check out CycleStreets journey planner for direct route to Adastral. Cycle shelters are provided across Adastral Park, and lockers, showers and changing rooms are available. For more information, please see the Adastral Park Bicycle Users Group (BUG) website.

By air: The nearest major airport to Adastral Park is Stansted Airport, which is located just over an hour drive from the Park, making it easily accessible from areas around the UK and the continent. Air Direct can be used to make arrangements for travelling between Adastral Park and Stansted Airport using our shuttle bus to get to / from the station.

For those arriving from Europe, it may be more preferable to arrive into London City Airport. It takes about 20 minutes to get from London City Airport to Stratford train station via Poplar on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR); alternatively, you can take the DLR to Bank and change to the Central Line for Liverpool Street. Please see www.tfl.gov.uk for more information about public transport services in London.

Grass Routes - The Adastral Park travel plan