How to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Dlr

$32 - $47

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. 473
  2. National Express / ...

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Line 473 bus, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. 473

$30 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 55.7 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 55.7 miles

$170 - $240

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and University of Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge via Bank DLR Station, Bank Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, Cambridge, The Busway Railway Station, and Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street) in around 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge via Stratford Bus Station, London Stratford, and Cambridge in around 3 h 2 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Broxbourne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Broxbourne to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to University of Cambridge
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and University of Cambridge is 78 km. The road distance is 89 km.

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £9 - £13.

No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Cambridge via London Stratford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge, including transfers.