Getting to Duxford Air Show

Duxford Summer Air Show: D-Day 80 and Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show are easy to get to by car and train. 

With limited onsite parking we encourage you to use our free event shuttle buses from and to Cambridge Train Station via Trumpington Park and Ride at Junction 11 off the M11.

If you do drive to the event, you must have a pre-purchased parking permit and follow signs on your arrival. Traffic management plans will be in place for your ease and safety on the day. 

Our travel guidance is constantly updated. Please check back regularly for up-to-date advice.

Travelling by car

Keep up to date on road works and traffic on the day with Highways England. Please do not follow satnav on the day as traffic management plans will be in place to keep your car moving.

  • Where we are

    IWM Duxford is just south of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, less than 50 miles from central London and approximately 40 minutes from the M25 (Junction 27).

    Via the M11, the Museum is easily accessible from the A1, A14, M1 and the North.

  • Parking permits

    There is limited parking space at the event which must be pre-booked when you purchase your entry tickets.

    The easiest way to travel by car is to use our free event shuttle bus service from Trumpington Park and Ride at Junction 11 off the M11. 

  • Blue Badge parking permits

    Please check Blue Badge parking availability before you book. Visitors booking Blue Badge parking permits must have a valid Blue Badge (or international equivalent) to show on the day.

    Blue Badge parking will be signposted on arrival.

Please note, public electric vehicle charging stations are not currently available at IWM Duxford.

Trumpington Park and Ride

Visitors arrive at Duxford Air Shows

Parking on site is limited. Beat the traffic by parking at Trumpington Park and Ride. Free event shuttle buses run from and to IWM Duxford Visitor Centre throughout the day. 

Arrival and departure information will be published before the event in our FAQs.

Travelling by Train

  • Cambridge train station

    Free event shuttle buses run from and to Cambridge train station forecourt to IWM Duxford visitor centre. Shuttle bus use is included with your air show tickets. 

    Arrival and departure information can be found in our FAQs nearer to the event.

  • Whittlesford Parkway

    There are no event shuttle buses from Whittlesford Parkway, but you can walk from the train station. 

    Please allow 30 minutes to complete your journey and be aware it is alongside the A505. You will need to cross slip roads to get to the event. 

For families and groups with young children, we do not recommend walking to the air show. Have you considered our free event shuttle buses?

Other ways to get here

  • By motorbike

    Parking for motorbikes is free in the main visitor centre car park on flat ground. You do not need to purchase a parking permit.

  • By cycling

    Bicycle racks are available for use and are located next to the Visitor Centre at the main IWM Duxford entrance.

  • By coach

    We love welcoming coach and group bookings to our air shows and flying events. Please contact SEE tickets for more information: 

    Call 0844 995 1363 (premium rate number)

    Email: [email protected]

Coaches and groups welcome

Duxford Summer Air Show, view from above

We are looking for coach tour operators who share our passion for delivering high quality, unforgettable experiences to guests at IWM Duxford Air Shows. Contact us today.

Unfortunately, this year we are unable to accommodate general aviation bookings to Flying Season events.


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
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  • Cambridge Train Station
  • Whittlesford Parkway Station

Help with your booking

Further advice to help you plan your safe and stress free arrival onsite.

  • Advance tickets only

    Pre-book tickets and parking permits now.

  • Terms and conditions

    Please read our terms and conditions before you book.

  • Any questions?

    Please read our FAQs for more travel and parking permit advice.