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 Thameslink  •  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 South Terminal Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) National Express / ...

$30 - $50

4 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

$45 - $79

Bus via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$37 - $45

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 - $330

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Terminal Bus Station station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart every three hours, 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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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 best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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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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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 10 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely.
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  • Distance: 74.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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 every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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 - $330

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely.

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