There are 4 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cambridge by subway, train, bus or car

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 9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$29 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$12 - $16

2 alternative options

Line 205 bus, train  •  3 h 8 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 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cambridge 69.2 miles

$14 - $22

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and Cambridge, England?

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cambridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 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
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Cambridge is 91 km. The road distance is 111 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cambridge is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £11 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cambridge, including transfers.

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