Plane flying from Stansted Airport

Cambridge to Stansted

From £6 one-way*

Duration: 45 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 10 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Cambridge to Stansted Airport

You can travel from Cambridge Coach Station to Stansted Airport up to 10 times a day, and with fares starting at just £6 one-way* our coaches have to be one of the most cost-effective ways of travelling to the airport.

Plus, with onboard Wi-Fi, comfortable leather seats, air conditioning, a generous luggage allowance and ample legroom, you can travel all the way to the airport in comfort.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Departing from Cambridge

Coaches leave from Cambridge to Stansted from 5.50am (approx), while the last coach of the day leaves at 9.15pm (approx).

Cambridge Station is well-served by buses, with several stops close by, allowing easy travel from the city or further afield. A dedicated taxi rank is also based at Cambridge Parkside for your convenience.

Take a look at our Cambridge Station facilities.

Arriving at Stansted

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time. Until then, Stansted is packed with facilities including supermarkets, newsagents and more. There's also Wi-Fi, automated ticket machines, rest areas and more.

Take a look at our Stansted Airport facilities page for more information.

Luggage

You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Cambridge to Stansted route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Cambridge Parkside (City Centre)
  • Cambridge (Trumpington Park and Ride)
  • Stansted Airport London (STN)
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