The cheapest buses from Cambridge to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$22

Average

$29

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.

The average ticket from Cambridge to London will cost around $ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 22.

Cheapest
03:10AMCambridge3h10 06:20AMLondon
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$221One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:50AMCambridge3h50 09:40AMLondon
1 changes
$271One-way
02:05PMCambridge3h35 05:40PMLondon
1 changes
$291One-way
09:05PMCambridge3h05 12:10AMLondon
1 changes
$291One-way
07:05PMCambridge3h05 10:10PMLondon
1 changes
$311One-way

Timetable Cambridge to London

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03:10AMCambridge3h10 06:20AMLondon
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05:50AMCambridge3h50 09:40AMLondon
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10:05AMCambridge3h35 01:40PMLondon
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02:05PMCambridge3h35 05:40PMLondon
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06:10PMCambridge3h30 09:40PMLondon
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07:05PMCambridge3h05 10:10PMLondon
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09:05PMCambridge3h05 12:10AMLondon
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Sun
Oct 24
$19Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$22Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$22Greater Anglia
$20National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$25Greater Anglia
$20National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$11Greater Anglia
$12National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$22Greater Anglia
$22National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$19Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$19Greater Anglia
$20National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$22Greater Anglia
$9National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$22Greater Anglia
$25National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$22Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$22Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$22Greater Anglia
$9National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$19Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$10Greater Anglia
$12National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$22Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Tue
Nov 9
$22Greater Anglia
$25National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$22Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$22Greater Anglia
$25National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$22Greater Anglia
$19National Express
Sat
Nov 13
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express

The fastest buses from Cambridge to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

3 h 24 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

79 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Cambridge for London every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 79 km distance in an average of 3 h 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:05PMCambridge3h05 10:10PMLondon
1 changes
$311One-way
Fastest
09:05PMCambridge3h05 12:10AMLondon
1 changes
$291One-way
2nd Fastest
03:10AMCambridge3h10 06:20AMLondon
0 changes
$221One-way
06:10PMCambridge3h30 09:40PMLondon
1 changes
$321One-way
02:05PMCambridge3h35 05:40PMLondon
1 changes
$291One-way

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Bus Information from Cambridge to London

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Infobus

Buses from Cambridge to London cover the 48 miles (78 km) long journey taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like National Express or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express buses from Cambridge to London

Find the best buses between Cambridge and London with Omio's travel partners National Express from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between Cambridge and London due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap buses between Cambridge and London cost?
    Bus tickets to London from Cambridge for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $12 (€10)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a bus ticket to London from Cambridge?
    The Cambridge to London bus ticket price is on average $20 (€16)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How far is Cambridge to London by bus?
    The bus distance from Cambridge to London is around 48 miles (78 km).
    How long is the bus to London from Cambridge?
    While the time it takes to travel 48 miles (78 km) between Cambridge and London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cambridge to London bus journey time is on average 3 h.
    What bus station in Cambridge goes to London? What bus station do I come into London from Cambridge?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cambridge   and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

    Where do I find the Cambridge bus station to London? Where is the London bus station?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cambridge, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at London, Victoria Coach Station, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

    Which bus companies can take me to London from Cambridge?
    If you're looking for buses from Cambridge to London, you can rely on National Express or Infobus to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Cambridge to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Is there a direct bus from Cambridge to London?
    Yes, there are direct buses to London from Cambridge, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with National Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Cambridge to London?
    You can take the first bus from Cambridge to London at 5: 05 AM. The last bus from Cambridge to London that you can take departs at 7: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Cambridge to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How early should I book bus tickets to London from Cambridge to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Cambridge to London is on average $20 (€16) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Cambridge and London available a few months in advance.

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