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. We recommend you stay at least 7 days in order to fully appreciate everything Newmarket has to offer.

Where to Eat in Newmarket

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

When to visit Newmarket

Newmarket in June
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Newmarket in June
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How to Get to Newmarket


When flying to Newmarket, you’ll arrive at Cambridge (CBG), which is located 10 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Newmarket from the United States departs from Boston and takes around 6h 30m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Newmarket, followed by Train. The train journey from Newmarket to Southampton takes 1h 03m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Oxford, expect to pay about $38 for a 1h 30m trip. Located 4 miles from the city center, Newmarket Kennett is the busiest station in Newmarket. Another popular train station is Newmarket, located 0.5 miles from the center.


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


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Newmarket, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Newmarket takes 135 miles and will cost you around $9. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about $5 for a journey of 140 miles.

Airports near Newmarket

Airlines serving Newmarket

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in Newmarket

Average rates range from around $148 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $121 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Newmarket

Most booked hotels in Newmarket

Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa
Excellent (8.5, 1241 reviews)
ibis Cambridge Central Station
Excellent (8.2, 3477 reviews)
Rectory Farm
Excellent (8, 3462 reviews)
The Bell Inn
Excellent (8, 326 reviews)
Yha Cambridge
Good (7.9, 1119 reviews)
Kings Newmarket
Good (7.8, 990 reviews)
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Renting a car in Newmarket

Renting a car in Newmarket costs $44 per day, on average, or $305 if you want to rent if for 7 days.

Expect to pay $6.78 per gallon in Newmarket (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $81.31 and $108.41. The most frequently booked car type in Newmarket is Compact (Peugeot 2008 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Fiat 500 or similar) are, on average, 56% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.