Travelling from Cambridge to Stansted by train is one of the best ways to start your holiday or work journey. With CrossCountry you can also take advantage of Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.
Travelling from Cambridge to Stansted takes only half an hour with CrossCountry, making it a quick and convenient way to reach the airport. Without the need to worry about parking or traffic, you can sit back and relax or get on with some work while you get whisked to your destination.
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Travelling to Stansted
First CrossCountry train - 05:17
Last CrossCountry train - 22:11
Travelling from Cambridge to Stansted
Stanstead is a busy London airport, servicing over 170 destinations. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, you’ll find the airport an excellent choice, and travellers agree – it’s the fourth busiest airport in the UK.
Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Stansted?
Yes, all our CrossCountry services between Cambridge to Stansted are direct, without the need to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Cambridge to Stansted?
On the short journey from Cambridge to Stansted, you will be able to take advantage of an at-seat service of light refreshments, a variety of seating options, charge points as standard, plus luggage storage space. You could also upgrade to First Class and enjoy all the extra comforts available to you.
Does Stanstead Airport Station have step-free access?
Stanstead Airport is accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. There is step-free access throughout the station, assistance reaching platforms, accessible ticket machines and ramps for train access should you require.
Where is Stanstead airport train station?
Stanstead Airport station is located inside the Airport terminal, making it very convenient to reach the airport by train.
For further information about Stanstead Airport Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Stanstead Airport
Shopping in Stanstead Airport
Stanstead Airport has a great range of shopping options available, for those looking to pick up something in duty free. You’ll find everything from your favourite beauty brands to cutting edge technology, plus fashion brands like Superdry and Ted Baker. Whether you want to grab some new sunglasses, a suit, or a gift for a friend, there’s something for everyone.
Restaurants in Stanstead Airport
The restaurant and eatery choices at Stanstead are second to none, they scale from the high-end restaurants to quick convenient foods. Grab a bite at Starbucks or tuck into your favourite Burger King meal. Alternatively, choose a healthy option from Giraffe or Itsu, where food is made fresh every day. If you’re looking for something more flash, Not Always Caviar or Halo might be more up your street.
Amenities in Stanstead Airport
At Stansted Airport, you can use 4 hours of free WiFi, meaning you can do some work, find important documents, or simply browse the internet. Internet Kiosks are also available before and after security, where you can print documents. Cash machines and currency exchange facilities are also available in the airport, providing you with cash in over 50 different currencies. Family facilities are available, including baby changing rooms, pre-flight entertainment and even four dedicated family rooms.