There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge by subway, 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

Tube, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$30 - $43

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$30 - $40

Line 205 bus, train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Liverpool Street Station 205 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$58 - $82

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge 70.1 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Cambridge 70.2 miles

$190 - $260

What companies run services between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3, England and Cambridge, England?

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$190 - $260

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and Cambridge is 90 km. The road distance is 112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge is to towncar which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £130 - £190.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge, including transfers.