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Located near London, Cambridge is easily reachable from the rest of the world. When starting in Europe, flying to London-Stansted will often be the best option. Intercontinental travelers might need to go via London-Heathrow or London-Gatwick instead. The Eurostar provides an alternative to flying. From inside Great Britain, Cambridge can be reached via coach or train.

Airports near Cambridge:

London-Stansted
Train to Cambridge37 min
direct
£ 10.50 single trip
operated by First Capital Connect
Bus to Cambridge50 min
direct
£ 10.10 single trip
operated by National Express
Taxi to Cambridge~40 min
direct
£ 50 single trip (common fixed price)
various operators, see this list

London-Heathrow
Train to Cambridge2h 5 min
Piccadilly line (underground) to King's Cross, change to train there
£ 24.50 single trip
operated by First Capital Connect
Bus to Cambridge2h 40 min
direct
£ 28.20 single trip
operated by National Express

London-Gatwick
Train to Cambridge1h 56 min
Gatwick Express to Victoria Station, Victoria line (tube) to King's Cross, change to train there
£ 28 single trip
operated by First Capital Connect and Gatwick Express
Bus to Cambridge3h 55 min to 4h 40min
direct or via Heathrow
£ 33.70 single trip
operated by National Express

London-Luton
Train to Cambridge1h 57 min to 2h 10min
train to St. Pancras, walk over to King's Cross, change to train there
£ 35.20 single trip
operated by First Capital Connect and East Midlands
Bus to Cambridge1h 35 min
direct
£ 17.60 single trip
operated by National Express

Eurostar:

The Eurostar connects Brussels and Paris to London. Booking a specific connection in advance carries significant discounts, with prices for Brussels - London starting at £ 45. In London, the Eurostar ends at St. Pancras station, which is adjacent to King's Cross. Trains to Cambridge depart from King's Cross.

National Travel:

The National Express coach services offer travel from many destinations to Cambridge. Coaches arrive at Parker's Piece, which is in walking distance to most accommodation options listed. There is a taxi stand at the bus stop.
Trains to Cambridge depart regularly from London King's Cross and London Liverpool Street, see First Capital Connect for details. When traveling from the North-East, you can change to a train to Cambridge in Peterborough.
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