Cambridge University

Luton to Cambridge

From £12 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr (fastest)
Departures: up to 6 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 Luton Airport to Cambridge

On the way home from a relaxing break or business trip? No matter the reasons for your journey, our Luton Airport to Cambridge service is the ideal way to get from the airport door to the city.

Travel in comfort and convenience with frequent coach travel and enjoy our later, faster services, taking just 1 hour and from £12 one-way*.

Luton Airport to Cambridge journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr
Cheapest price From £12 *
Distance (approx) 62km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 1:15am/22:55pm

Our Luton Airport to Cambridge services and stops

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

788 coach towards Peterborough

Our 788 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Luton Airport Bus Station
  • Hitchin Town
  • Cambridge (Trumpington Park & Ride)
  • Cambridge Parkside

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You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Luton Airport

To pass the time until your coach or flight, Luton Airport is packed with facilities. Within a five-minute walk of the terminal, you'll find eateries, supermarkets, newsagents and more.

Take a look at our Luton Airport facilities page.

Arriving at Cambridge Coach Station

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 page for more information.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Luton Airport to Cambridge?

The first coach leaves from Luton Airport Bus Station at 1.15am, arriving at Cambridge Parkside at 2.15am.

When is the last coach from Luton Airport to Cambridge?

The last coach leaves Luton Airport Bus Station at 22.55pm, arriving at Cambridge Parkside at 00.05am.

How much is the coach from Luton Airport to Cambridge?

A one-way journey from Luton Airport to Cambridge is available from £12*.

How long does the coach take from Luton Airport to Cambridge?

Our fastest coach journeys from Luton Airport to Cambridge take 1 hr.

What happens if I miss my coach from Luton Airport 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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