There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Tube, train Great Northern  •  1 h 59 min

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

$29 - $42

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$23 - $28

3 alternative options

Tube, train Thameslink  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Cambridge

$31 - $43

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

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Cambridge Parkside. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and Cambridge is 56 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge without a car is to Tube and train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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 hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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