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Are you jetting off on your holidays and looking for an easy, stress-free way to get to the airport? If so, taking one of the trains from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport is a no-brainer. Running regularly throughout the day, you can hop on the train at a time that suits your travel plans. Check out the train times from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport below and follow the steps to book. We’ve also included some top money-saving tips so you can enjoy even better value for money and save a little extra for your holiday.

Journey information from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport

  • How long is the average journey duration from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport? 1 hour 51 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport? 1 hour 50 minutes
  • When is the first train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport? 04:53
  • When is the last train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport? 21:53
  • How many services run for Cambridge to Gatwick Airport today? 32

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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