There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge

$11 - $50

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Line 6 bus, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, High Street 6
  2. Take the bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street) 7|Citi / ...

$16

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge 29.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Cambridge 29.9 miles

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge is to train which costs £9 - £35 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Cambridge is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £9 - £35.

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The train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt).

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Cambridge, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 32 min. Greater Anglia also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, High Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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