There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Tube, train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$29 - $42

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$29 - $35

Bus, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hatfield Railway Station 724
  2. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge

$29 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge 70.2 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Cambridge 70.2 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £11 - £17.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cambridge is 90 km. The road distance is 112 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Cambridge, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cambridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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