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Cambridge University

Heathrow to Cambridge

From £24.00 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 20 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 5 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 Heathrow to Cambridge

Heading home from the airport? Or maybe you're looking to discover the wonderful city of Cambridge. With fares from £24.00 one-way*, this service is one of the most cost-effective ways from the airport to Cambridge.

With reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, you can take the coach with convenience once again.

Heathrow to Cambridge journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 15 mins
Cheapest price From £24.00 *
Distance (approx) 112km
No. of stops 2 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 9.20am/20.35pm (from Plymouth Coach Station)

Our Heathrow to Cambridge services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

727 coach towards Great Yarmouth

Our 727 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport Terminal 2
  • Stansted Airport
  • Cambridge (Trumpington Park & Ride)
  • Cambridge Parkside (City Centre)

Departing from Heathrow Airport

Facilities near to the stop include: a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information:

Arriving in Cambridge

Cambridge Parkside Bus Station is well-served by buses, with several stops close by, allowing easy travel around 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 for more information.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Cambridge?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 at 9.20am, arriving at Cambridge Parkside at 11.45am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Cambridge?

The last coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 at 20.35pm, arriving at Cambridge Parkside at 22.50pm.

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Cambridge?

A one-way journey from Heathrow to Cambridge is available from £24.00*.

How long does the coach take from Heathrow to Cambridge?

Coach journeys from Heathrow to Cambridge take on average 2 hrs 25 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 2 hrs 15 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Heathrow to Cambridge?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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