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Cambridge to Stansted Airport Train Tickets

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E-TICKET
Cambridge

Stansted Airport
E-TICKET
Cambridge

Stansted Airport
One Way
Roundtrip
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Make your way from Cambridge to Stansted Airport by train in as little as 26 minutes non-stop! Whether you travel with CrossCountry or Greater Anglia, comfort and convenience always come first. You’ll benefit from flexible ticket fares, plus all the essential services and amenities you’d expect from Standard or First Class. Several departures are available each day, allowing you to catch your Stansted flight, morning, noon or night!

Located about 48 kms northeast of London, Stansted is the UK’s 4th-biggest airport in terms of total passenger traffic. The airport currently serves some 25 regular commercial airlines, handling flights more than 170 destinations in 35 countries. Upon arrival at Stansted, you’ll have a number of handy onsite facilities at your disposal. These include free WiFi access, ATM and cash exchange machines, restrooms, plus a variety of restaurants and shopping outlets.

Purchase your Cambridge to Stansted Airport train ticket right here. Soon after, you’ll receive your order confirmation along with a ticket collection reference number by email. Use this number to retrieve your actual ticket from a ticket collection machine anywhere in Britain.

Journey Details

Frequency

Trains depart approximately every 10-15 minutes during peak times and every 20-40 minutes otherwise, with an average of 41 departures daily (29 of them direct routes)

Travel time

26 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations

Cambridge and Stansted Airport

Train features

CrossCountry and Greater Anglia passenger trains, reaching a maximum speed of 161km/h
Cambridge to Stansted Airport ticket fares

When booking your ticket for travel from Cambridge to Stansted Airport by train, the following fare options may be available:

Ticket on Departure - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket on Departure - Advance

These tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket ONLY on Departure - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are not included.
Cambridge to Stansted Airport ticket classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating. An onboard food and drink catering service is available on CrossCountry trains.

First Class

First class coaches have a quieter atmosphere, and come equipped with larger seats offering superior comfort and plenty of leg room. CrossCountry passengers can also enjoy complimentary services like at-seat food and drink service plus WiFi internet.
Cambridge to Stansted Airport ticket discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save on the adult ticket price. Children under 5 years of age travel for free.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Non-smoking coaches
  • WiFi connectivity (available on most trains)
  • Food and drink service (CrossCountry trains only)
  • Power outlets and work tables (CrossCountry trains only)
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage
  • Travel assistance and priority seating for passengers with special needs
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Seat reservations

  • When booking a ‘Ticket on Departure’ e-ticket, the seat reservation will be included in most cases. Exceptions include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations and when the number of allocated reservable seats is filled. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.
  • When booking a ‘Ticket ONLY on Departure’ e-ticket, the seat reservation is not included.

Ticket purchase conditions and delivery

Tickets for travel from Cambridge to Stansted Airport by train may be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted.
Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by using this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the train station before boarding.

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