How to travel from Luton to Cambridge

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Travel Information from Luton to Cambridge

distanceDistance32 miles (51 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$17 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Northern

Take a train or bus to travel 32 miles (51 km) from Luton to Cambridge. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Northern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Luton to Cambridge.

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from Luton to Cambridge

How to get from Luton to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Luton to Cambridge is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
09:00AM1h20
Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
10:20AMCambridge
$191One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
09:00AM1h20
Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
10:20AMCambridge
$191One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
09:05PM1h15
Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
10:20PMCambridge
$191One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Great Northern
09:29AM2h01
Luton station (LUT)
11:30AMCambridge station (CBG)
$831One-way
1 transfer
Great Northern
09:59AM2h01
Luton station (LUT)
12:00PMCambridge station (CBG)
$831One-way
1 transfer
Thameslink
09:59AM2h12
Luton station (LUT)
12:11PMCambridge station (CBG)
$831One-way
1 transfer
National Express
12:40PM1h20
Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
02:00PMCambridge
$191One-way
0 transfers
National Express
05:25PM1h30
Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station
06:55PMCambridge
$191One-way
0 transfers
National Express
08:00AM3h35
Luton, Bus Station
11:35AMCambridge
$331One-way
1 transfer

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Find the best journey between Luton and Cambridge with Omio's travel partners National Express, Thameslink and Abellio Greater Anglia! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Luton - Cambridge travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Luton to Cambridge

      FAQs: Travel to Cambridge easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Luton to Cambridge.
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      There are 2 travel options from Luton to Cambridge. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Luton and Cambridge is a bus with an average price of $17 (€15).

      This is compared to other travel options from Luton to Cambridge:

      Taking a bus costs $31 (€27) less than taking a train, which costs on average $49 (€42) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Luton and Cambridge is by bus, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Train takes 1 h 53 min on average.

      The distance from Luton to Cambridge is approximately 32 miles (51 km).

      The average frequency per day from Luton to Cambridge is:

      • Around 5 buses per day.
      • Around 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Luton and Cambridge as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Luton to Cambridge:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Luton, Station Interchange and arrive in Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece).
      • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Luton to Cambridge depart from Luton to Cambridge.

      The following travel companies offer services from Luton to Cambridge:

      • Travel with National Express for buses to Cambridge. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Luton to Cambridge tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).
      • Great Northern, Thameslink or Abellio Greater Anglia can get you to Cambridge by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Northern from Luton to Cambridge for $49 (€42) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Luton to Cambridge with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 5 direct buses per day to take to Cambridge with National Express.

      Direct services to Cambridge tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Looking to extend your trip from Luton to Cambridge? Many Omio customers who go from Luton to Cambridge usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Oxford, Edinburgh, London Stansted Airport or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Oxford, Edinburgh, London Stansted Airport or Manchester from Cambridge, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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