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

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Train via Cambridge, Pembroke Street  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

$40 - $51

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

$35 - $50

4 alternative options

Train, line 390 bus  •  2 h 41 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

$43 - $75

Bus  •  4 h 30 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 / ...

$41 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge 96.5 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to University of Cambridge 96.5 miles

$230 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge 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 University of Cambridge 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 University of Cambridge is 74 miles. The road distance is 96.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 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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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 73.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Cambridge via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Cambridge Parkside in around 4 h 30 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
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
London Buses
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$28 - $34
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to University of Cambridge
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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