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There are 7 ways to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

£43 - £61

Cheapest option

Bus, line 81 bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bedford, Bus Station 905
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre 81

£14 - £23

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stevenage
  2. Take the bus from Stevenage to Luton Airport London National Express

£16 - £23

Train, line 366 bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
  2. Take the line 366 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station 366

£17 - £27

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) 38.5 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) 38.5 miles

£5 - £9

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from Cambridge to London Luton Airport 38.5 miles

£30 - £120

Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) by train and bus

The journey time between Cambridge and London Luton Airport (LTN) is around 2h 11m and covers a distance of around 91 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 2m. Operated by Thameslink, East Midlands Railways and Arriva UK, the Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) service departs from Cambridge and arrives in Airport Bus Station. Typically 220 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 11m
Fastest journey time:
2h 2m
Services per week:
220
Cheapest price:
£43
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:54
Last service departs at:
21:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Cambridge → London Luton Airport (LTN)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 49 min.

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The fastest way to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs £80 - £100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside and arriving at Airport Bus Station via Bedford, Bus Station and Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Cambridge and London Luton Airport (LTN) is 31 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) without a car is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN), including transfers.

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Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Parkside station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 81 bus, which costs £14 - £23 and takes 3h 33m.

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Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) is 39 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN).

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN).
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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and London Luton Airport (LTN), England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) via London St Pancras International, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange in around 1h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN) via Bedford, Bus Station, Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre, and Luton Station Interchange in around 3h 33m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from Cambridge to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£17 - £21
East Midlands Railways
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 Stevenage to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Centrebus South
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to London Luton Airport (LTN)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Panther Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 715 715
Website
panthertaxis.co.uk
Cambrdige City Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 832 832
Website
cambridgecitytaxis.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704 704
Website
camcab.co.uk
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525 555
Website
a1cabco.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cambridge to London Luton Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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