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Train Information to Cambridge from Stansted

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
durationAverage train duration29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia or Cross Country

Trains from Stansted to Cambridge cover the 20 miles (33 km) long route taking on average 29 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £11, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Cambridge.

Train companies

Train from Stansted to Cambridge with CrossCountry

Find the best trains between Stansted and Cambridge with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £9. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Stansted and Cambridge you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Stansted and Cambridge, check out Omio! With one-way Stansted to Cambridge train ticket prices starting as low as £9 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Cambridge from Stansted by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 20 miles (33 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Stansted and Cambridge in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Stansted to Cambridge on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Stansted to Cambridge train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 30 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Stansted and Cambridge don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted to Cambridge
Travel by train 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 Stansted to Cambridge.
How much does a cheap train from Stansted to Cambridge cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cambridge from Stansted for as low as £9  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Stansted to Cambridge?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stansted to Cambridge train to cost on average £11  one way.
What is the distance to Cambridge from Stansted by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Stansted and Cambridge via train to be approximately 20 miles (33 km).
How long is the train from Stansted to Cambridge?
On average the Stansted to Cambridge train time is 29 min  covering the 20 miles (33 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Stansted to Cambridge, which train station in Stansted do I depart from and which train station in Cambridge do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Stansted, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. When you arrive in Cambridge, your train can arrive in train stations including Cambridge and Cambridge North.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Stansted Airport   to Cambridge.

Where is the Stansted train station located? Where is the Cambridge train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival train station, Cambridge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Cambridge.

What train companies go from Stansted to Cambridge?
For the journey from Stansted to Cambridge you can take a train with Greater Anglia or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Stansted and Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Stansted to Cambridge direct trains?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Stansted to Cambridge, and you can find a direct train for this route with Cross Country  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Cambridge from Stansted?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Stansted to Cambridge. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Stansted to Cambridge? When is the last train from Stansted to Cambridge?
You can take the first train from Stansted to Cambridge at 07: 18   or take the last train from Stansted to Cambridge leaving at 09: 45. Look for the latest Stansted Cambridge train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets to Cambridge from Stansted to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket to Cambridge from Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £11 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Stansted and Cambridge are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Stansted for your journey to Cambridge.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A