Luton Airport is well connected to Cambridge by bus, National Express run nine direct buses a day from outside the terminal at Luton Airport bus station to Parkside, which is next to Drummer street bus station in Cambridge. It takes approximately 1 hour 35 minutes and costs about 20 GBP for a return ticket (15 GBP for a single). To book in advance on the secure official website just click the button below:
Buses from Luton Airport to Cambridge can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance. Tickets are normally valid for any bus on the same route for 24 hours from your original booked time should you flight be delayed.
The non direct coaches from Luton Airport to Cambridge require you to change at Stansted Airport and this journey will take about 3 hours.
There are no direct trains between Luton Airport and Cambridge, if you wish to go by train you will have to take a train to London then transfer to either Kings Cross or Liverpool Street station to take a train to Cambridge. A single fare for from Luton to Cambridge via London will cost you approx 32 GBP and take about 2 hours so the bus is a better option for this route.
If you are travelling in a group you may find the most economic way to travel from Luton Airport to Cambridge is by private taxi. For example 4 people in a taxi costs from 59 GBP compared 60 GBP for a bus and an 8 person minivan taxi costs just 79 GBP. Click the button below to use our taxi calculator to get an estimate of cost for your group now: