There are 6 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge by 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

Train Great Northern  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$29 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 010 / ...

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$34 - $45

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport A21
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$22 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge 55.7 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to University of Cambridge 55.7 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

More details

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, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Stratford City Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

More details

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and University of Cambridge is 49 miles. The road distance is 55.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs £21 - £35.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge, including transfers.

More details

London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, depart from Stratford station.

More details

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to train which takes 2 h and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 473 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 7 min.

Mode details

London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge.

Get driving directions

There are 413+ hotels available in University of Cambridge. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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, and Cambridge in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge via Stratford Bus Station, Stratford City Bus Station, and Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 3 h 7 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
$3 - $5
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
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
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 Stratford City Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to University of Cambridge
Estimated price
$160 - $240

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.