Newmarket travel guide

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You're Going to Love Newmarket

With a population of 17,324, Newmarket is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Newmarket

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Three Blackbirds (36 Ditton Green Woodditton) and TwentyOne @ The Greyhound (Meeting Green) are great picks.

When to visit Newmarket

Newmarket in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Newmarket in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Newmarket


When flying to Newmarket, you’ll arrive at Cambridge (CBG), which is located 10 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Newmarket from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 20m.


Train is the most popular train carrier serving Newmarket, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Newmarket to Oxford takes 0h 54m and costs around $25 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about $51 for a 1h 36m trip. Located 4 miles from the city centre, Newmarket Kennett is the busiest station in Newmarket. Another popular train station is Newmarket, located 0.5 miles from the centre.


Another option to get to Newmarket is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 56 miles from Newmarket. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Newmarket, including National Express, FlixBus and Bus.

Airports near Newmarket

Airlines serving Newmarket

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,697 reviews)
Air France
Good (609 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,655 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (317 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,516 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (160 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Newmarket

Average rates range from around $293 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $237 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Newmarket

Most booked hotels in Newmarket

ibis Cambridge Central Station
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Rectory Farm
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Yha Cambridge
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge, An IHG Hotel
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
Ramada Cambridge
Good (6.8, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Newmarket

Expect to pay $2.99 per litre in Newmarket (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.77 and $47.69. Compact (Seat Leon or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Newmarket, while also 59% cheaper than other types, on average.