Cambridge to London bus

Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

25

Average

35

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:40AMCambridge3h10 10:50AMLondon
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251One-way
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03:15PMCambridge3h05 06:20PMLondon
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06:35AMCambridge3h30 10:05AMLondon
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331One-way
07:05PMCambridge3h05 10:10PMLondon
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331One-way
12:00PMCambridge3h20 03:20PMLondon
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391One-way

Bus schedule from Cambridge to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
05:00AMCambridge3h20 08:20AMLondon
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06:35AMCambridge3h30 10:05AMLondon
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07:40AMCambridge3h10 10:50AMLondon
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08:05AMCambridge3h45 11:50AMLondon
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12:00PMCambridge3h20 03:20PMLondon
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12:00PMCambridge3h20 03:20PMLondon
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03:15PMCambridge3h05 06:20PMLondon
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04:00PMCambridge3h50 07:50PMLondon
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07:05PMCambridge3h05 10:10PMLondon
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Bus times from Cambridge to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

79 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Cambridge for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

03:15PMCambridge3h05 06:20PMLondon
0 transfers
251One-way
07:05PMCambridge3h05 10:10PMLondon
1 transfer
331One-way
07:40AMCambridge3h10 10:50AMLondon
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251One-way
12:00PMCambridge3h20 03:20PMLondon
1 transfer
391One-way
12:00PMCambridge3h20 03:20PMLondon
1 transfer
391One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cambridge to London

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€11)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, National Express or Infobus

Buses from Cambridge to London cover the 48 miles (78 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $12 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€3).

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Cambridge to London

Travel to London from Cambridge from $4 (€3) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express
FlixBus

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 from Cambridge to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Cambridge to London bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 46 min
  • Average Price: $42
  • National Express frequency: 9 a day

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $4

Buses from Cambridge to London

The English city of Cambridge is best known for its university of the same name, which is famous all over the world. However, the city also has a lot to offer in other respects, which is why more and more England holidaymakers are making the trip to Cambridge. For the approximately 80 kilometres long route to the capital there are many daily connections for the bus Cambridge - London. From early in the morning until late into the night there are buses between the two cities.

Which bus companies operate from Cambridge to London?

The Cambridge - London bus service is operated entirely by the English bus company National Express. The bus company was founded in 1972 as the National Bus Company. Today they are one of the largest operators of buses in Europe, with services in England, Spain, Malta and Germany. In England, they provide bus services between all major cities.

How long does the bus ride from Cambridge to London take?

The direct bus journey from Cambridge to London takes between 2 and 3 hours, depending on traffic. In the mornings and evenings it usually takes a little longer due to rush hour traffic. National Express also offers connections with a stopover at London Stansted or Heathrow airports. In this case the journey takes between 3 and 4 hours.

How often can I take the long distance bus from Cambridge to London?

The first buses usually leave Cambridge very early in the morning (from 2:00 am). From there buses run hourly into the night. So travellers can find a bus from Cambridge to London at any time of the day. In total, there are about 10 to 20 buses daily on this route.

Cambridge - London bus stations?

At which bus station does the bus depart from Cambridge? The journey from Cambridge to London begins at the Cambridge Parkside bus stop, right in the centre of the city and on the edge of Parker's Piece. This makes it very easy to get to the station on foot or by taxi from downtown. The bus stop is not a bus station, so travellers should try not to arrive too early. If you still have some time to kill, you can wait in the Stadtpark.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in London? The Cambridge bus arrives in London at the Victoria Coach Station. This is very conveniently located in the city centre. The Victoria Station can be reached on foot in a few minutes. From here trains run to every major city in England. London can also be reached by underground from here. There are numerous restaurants and shopping facilities near the bus station.

Travel Tips: Bus to London from Cambridge

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FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Cambridge to London for the next 7 days starting from $4 (€3)  one way.
The bus price between Cambridge and London is on average $11 (€11)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance between Cambridge and London by bus is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
The bus time from Cambridge to London is on average 1 h 30 min  for the 48 miles (78 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Cambridge by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the trip from Cambridge to London you can take a bus with Flixbus, National Express or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to London from Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are direct buses between Cambridge and London, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus or National Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Cambridge to London. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus departing from Cambridge to London leaves at 7: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Cambridge to London leaves at 8: 15 PM. You can find the latest Cambridge to London bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a bus ticket from Cambridge to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $11 (€11) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Cambridge to London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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