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Cheap bus tickets and times from Birmingham to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

4 h 39 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

141 km

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge start from $29 with an average ticket price of $44.

The fastest bus from Birmingham to Cambridge takes 2h 20m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 39m and covers a distance of 141 km.

8 buses leave Birmingham for Cambridge every day with 3 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Megabus
02:50PM2h20
Birmingham
05:10PMCambridge
$291One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
08:30AM2h25
Birmingham
10:55AMCambridge
$291One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
03:00PM3h40
Birmingham, Coach Station
06:40PMCambridge
$311One-way
0 transfers
National Express
05:35AM5h20
Birmingham, Coach Station
10:55AMCambridge
$621One-way
1 transfer
National Express
07:35AM5h30
Birmingham, Coach Station
01:05PMCambridge
$681One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Cambridge

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€25)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from Birmingham to Cambridge cover the 87 miles (140 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€25), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece).

Bus providers: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from Birmingham to Cambridge

For as little as $7 (€6) you can travel by bus between Birmingham and Cambridge with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Cambridge from Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Birmingham to Cambridge with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h
  • Cheapest Price: $26
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Birmingham to Cambridge

FAQs: Take the bus from Birmingham to Cambridge with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Cambridge.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Birmingham to Cambridge is $29 (€25); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Birmingham and Cambridge is on average 2 h 10 min   for the 87 mile (140 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Cambridge by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Birmingham to Cambridge leaves at 7: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Birmingham to Cambridge leaves at 9: 30 PM.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day from Birmingham to Cambridge with Megabus or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Birmingham to Cambridge bus with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey between Birmingham and Cambridge as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Herald Rd (Birmingham Airport Coach Park) and Birmingham, Brunel Street. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your journey in bus stations like Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), Cambridge, Jesus College and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cambridge from Birmingham is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Cambridge by bus is July.
You have options as you can travel between Birmingham and Cambridge 2 different ways: train or bus.

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