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There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Hitchin Rail Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 40m

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

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$37 - $55

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge 37.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge 37.6 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  48m

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Cambridge 37.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Cambridge Parkside. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Cambridge is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.6 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 27m and costs £12 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 1h 43m.

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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 27m

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

National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Hitchin Rail Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is 38 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge.

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