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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Hitchin, Hermitage Road 100|Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

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

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 47 min

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

$33 - $56

Taxi  •  48 min

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

$190 - $230

Drive  •  48 min

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

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  48 min

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

$140 - $200

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 $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. 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 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.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
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Hitchin, Hermitage Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge?

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Cambridge is 49 km. The road distance is 60 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge?

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge?

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £130 - £170.

Is there a direct train between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Cambridge?

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 1 h 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Cambridge?

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

How long does it take to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge?

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Cambridge, including transfers.