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There are 6 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train Great Northern  •  1h 48m

  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

$32 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Broxbourne
  2. Take the train from Broxbourne to Cambridge

$26 - $39

Taxi  •  1h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge 55.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1h 2m

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

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1h 2m

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

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to line 473 bus and bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1h 2m.

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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 via London Stratford also for Westfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 473 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3h 7m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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 station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, Cambridge, Cambridge, station, and Cambridge, St Andrew's Street in around 1h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge via Stratford Bus Station, London Stratford also for Westfield, and Cambridge Parkside in around 3h 7m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Broxbourne
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Broxbourne to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to University of Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to University of Cambridge
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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