There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train Great Northern  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station Dlr

$28 - $41

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Bus, line 473 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport 473

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Bridge

$32 - $44

Train Greater Anglia  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street

$31 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) 55.7 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Cambridge to London City Airport 55.7 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Stratford Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Cambridge and London City Airport (LCY) is 48 miles. The road distance is 55.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 473 bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h.

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Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY).

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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Bank Underground Station, and Bank DLR Station in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to London City Airport (LCY) via London Stratford also for Westfield and Stratford Bus Station in around 2 h.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Cambridge Parkside to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cambridge to London City Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $240

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