There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

$35 - $50

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$30 - $50

4 alternative options

Train, line 390 bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 390 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way 390
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$46 - $78

Bus via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$43 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 99.1 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 99.1 miles

$240 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is 75 miles. The road distance is 99.1 miles.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Cambridge Parkside. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely
Estimated price
$240 - $340

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