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: