Stansted Airport is well connected to Cambridge by bus, National Express run twenty one direct buses a day from Stansted Airport bus station to Parkside, which is next to Drummer street bus station in Cambridge. It takes approximately 50 minutes and costs about 15 GBP for a return ticket (10 GBP for a single). To book in advance on the secure official website just click the button below:
Buses from Stansted (often mis-spelt Stanstead) 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.
Another good transport option is to take a train to from Stansted Airport to Cambridge station. This takes approximately 40 minutes and costs between 15 and 30 GBP for a return ticket, the price is dependent on the time you travel. Cambridge station is located a 15 minute walk from the city centre and not quite as close as the Drummer Street bus station.
If you are travelling in a group you may find the most economic way to travel from Stansted Airport to Cambridge is by private taxi. For example 4 people in a taxi costs from 49 GBP compared 40 GBP for a bus and an 8 person minivan taxi costs just 69 GBP. Click the button below to use our taxi calculator to get an estimate of cost for your group now:
(Sat 01st Jun, 2013)
Strawberry Fair is a free volunteer run community music, entertainments, arts and crafts fair. The Fair takes place every year in the first week of June and is set in the heart of Cambridge on Midsummer Common.
Cambridge Shakespeare festival
(Tue 09th Jul, 2013)
Eight week long festival celebrating the works of Shakespeare in a number of theatrical events around the historic city. The productions are vivid and spectacular, and are performed in full period costume with live Elizabethan music.
Cambridge Folk Festival
(Thu 25th Jul, 2013)
Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the premier music events in Europe and one of the longest running and most famous folk festivals in the world. It has become hugely popular and a regular sell out attracting ten thousand people, many of whom return year after year.