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

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Train Thameslink  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport

$35 - $50

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$30 - $50

3 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  2 h 3 min

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

$40 - $71

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

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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.

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 74 miles. The road distance is 94.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £28 - £40.

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The train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport takes 1 h 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £28 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 73.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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 49 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
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Cambridge to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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