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Stansted Airport to Cambridge

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  1. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3
    05:30
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 3
    05:39
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2
    06:14
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1
    06:51
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    06:12
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    06:22
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:39
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:08
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    06:42
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    06:51
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:14
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:51
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:12
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:22
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:39
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:09
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    07:42
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    07:51
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:14
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:52
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:12
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:22
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:39
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:08
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    08:42
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    08:51
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:14
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:51
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:12
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:22
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:39
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:08
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    09:42
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1
    09:51
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:14
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:51
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:12
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:22
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:39
    Bishops Stortford
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:08
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Stansted Airport to Cambridge

  • Train Fares from: £7
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Trains from Stansted Airport

If you have a flight into London Stansted Airport, the train is often cheaper and can save you time. Situated between London city centre and Cambridge, convenient trains run from London Stansted Airport to both cities. From London, you can then take the train to Canterbury, Oxford, Brighton and many other cities and towns in South East England.

Find out more about trains from Stansted Airport

  • How long does it take to travel from Stansted Airport to Cambridge by train?

    The average journey time between Stansted Airport and Cambridge is . On an average weekday, there are 39 trains travelling from Stansted Airport to Cambridge. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Stansted Airport to Cambridge by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge cost?

    Train tickets from Stansted Airport to Cambridge can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Cambridge?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Stansted Airport to Cambridge without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Stansted Airport to Cambridge.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Stansted Airport and Cambridge?

    The distance between Stansted Airport and Cambridge is 22 miles.

    Distance: 22 miles
  • What time is the first train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge?

    The first train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge departs at .

    What time is the last train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge?

    The last train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Stansted Airport to Cambridge timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Stansted Airport to Cambridge for Monday 25th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
05:3006:511h 21m, 1 change
06:1207:0856m, 1 change
06:4207:511h 9m, 1 change
07:1208:0957m, 1 change
07:4208:521h 10m, 1 change
08:1209:0856m, 1 change
08:4209:511h 9m, 1 change
09:1210:0856m, 1 change
09:4210:511h 9m, 1 change
10:1211:0856m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cambridge to Stansted Airport.

How to find cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport to Cambridge

Did you know that most train companies in the UK increase their prices as the departure date approaches? Our aim is to help you save – we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction

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from£7.40
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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.