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There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stevenage National Express
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Cambridge

£16 - £24

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£44 - £152

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge 39.1 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge 39.1 miles

£5 - £9

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Cambridge 39.1 miles

£30 - £120

London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge by bus, walk and train

The journey time between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Cambridge is around 1h 39m and covers a distance of around 47 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by National Express, Thameslink and Great Northern, the London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge service departs from Luton Airport London and arrives in Cambridge. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 39m
Fastest journey time:
1h 25m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:35
Last service departs at:
16:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge bus, walk and train schedules

London Luton Airport (LTN) → Cambridge
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The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Cambridge is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 43m and costs £16 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is 39 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge via Luton Station Interchange, Luton, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2h 26m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
East Midlands Railways
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Luton Airport Taxis & MiniCabs
Phone
+44 20 8819 9151
Website
24hminicab.co.uk
Luton Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 1582 490 490
Website
lutonairporttaxis.co.uk
Luton Airport Taxi Co
Phone
+44 1582 966 969
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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