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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3 h 22 m
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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.
|Distance||48 miles (78 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$12 (€11)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, 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).
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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