There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport London National Express / ...

$30 - $50

3 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$42 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 94.3 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a town car from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport 94.3 miles

$230 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 37 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £15 - £23.

More details

The distance between Cambridge and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 118 km. The road distance is 151 km.

Get driving directions

The train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge and arriving at Gatwick Airport London. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

More details

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Thameslink operates a train from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$230 - $320

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.