Cheap bus tickets from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$30

Average

$31

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 London to Cambridge will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.

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07:30PMLondon3h20 10:50PMCambridge
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$301One-way
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06:30AMLondon3h40 10:10AMCambridge
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$301One-way
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07:30PMLondon3h20 10:50PMCambridge
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$301One-way
07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
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$311One-way
08:30AMLondon3h15 11:45AMCambridge
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$321One-way

Bus schedule from London to Cambridge

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06:30AMLondon3h40 10:10AMCambridge
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07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
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08:30AMLondon3h15 11:45AMCambridge
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12:00PMLondon3h15 03:15PMCambridge
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03:30PMLondon3h30 07:00PMCambridge
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07:30PMLondon3h20 10:50PMCambridge
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07:30PMLondon3h20 10:50PMCambridge
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Bus times from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

79 km

It's difficult to get from London to Cambridge without transferring at least once.

08:30AMLondon3h15 11:45AMCambridge
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$321One-way
12:00PMLondon3h15 03:15PMCambridge
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$331One-way
07:30PMLondon3h20 10:50PMCambridge
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$301One-way
07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
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$311One-way
07:30PMLondon3h20 10:50PMCambridge
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$301One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Cambridge

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$4 (€4)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Infobus

Buses from London to Cambridge cover the 48 miles (78 km) long route taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $4 (€4), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

Bus providers: National Express from London to Cambridge

You can travel by bus between London and Cambridge with National Express for as low as $4 (€3). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Cambridge bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    When you buy your National Express bus tickets to Cambridge from London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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 London to Cambridge

    Cambridge is a famous university city in East Anglia, located in tranquil Fenland country, but also the base for some of the most groundbreaking technological and medical innovation on the planet. With a sizable student population, it's no surprise that there is a frequent London to Cambridge bus service, offering an economical alternative to the train for travel from the capital.  There are frequent direct bus services from London Victoria Coach Station seven days a week, with journey times to Cambridge averaging around two hours and 20 minutes. Departure times range from early morning to late at night.

    Which bus companies travel from London to Cambridge?

    London to Cambridge bus services are provided by National Express, the UK's national bus company. In addition to frequent direct buses to Cambridge, National Express provides some indirect connections from London, requiring one change en route, at  Stansted Airport.

    How long is the bus from London to Cambridge?

    The fastest National Express service on the 49 mile road route north-east to Cambridge is the late night service, taking one hour and 55 minutes to reach the university city. Most direct journeys on this route take from five to 55 minutes longer, depending on departure times. Indirect connections via Stansted Airport take three hours and 20 minutes.

    How many buses are there from London to Cambridge?

    The National Express London to Cambridge bus timetable has 11 daily direct departures and three or four indirect services via Stansted. The first service is an indirect connection leaving at 5:30 a.m. with departures roughly every 90 minutes throughout the day and evening until the final bus leaves London just before midnight.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Cambridge?

    Departure Bus Station: London Victoria Coach Station is located south-west of the city center, with local transport connections provided by Underground trains on three lines from the nearby Tube station, and by city buses stopping on Buckingham Palace Road. Facilities at the station include a left luggage office, ATMs, bakery, coffee kiosk, cafe and taxi stands.

    Arrival Bus Station: Cambridge Parkside National Express bus stands are located close to the city center, served by local buses and Guided Busway services. The bus stands are close to bars, food supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops and bakeries, with free public WiFi available.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Cambridge from London

    Take the bus to Cambridge easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Cambridge.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap bus tickets between London and Cambridge cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Cambridge buses for as little as $4 (€3)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a bus ticket between London and Cambridge?

    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Cambridge bus to cost on average $4 (€4)  one way.

    How many miles is it from London to Cambridge by bus?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cambridge from London by bus to be approximately 48 miles (78 km).

    How long is the bus ride between London and Cambridge?

    While the time it takes to travel 48 miles (78 km) from London to Cambridge can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Cambridge bus journey time is on average 1 h 25 min.

    What station does the bus from London to Cambridge depart from? Which Cambridge bus station do I come into from London?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

    Where is the London bus station located? Where is the Cambridge bus station located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival bus station in Cambridge, called Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

    What bus providers offer a service from London to Cambridge?

    When taking a bus from London to Cambridge, you can count on National Express or Infobus for the best way to get you to Cambridge. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Cambridge from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    Can I purchase a direct bus from London to Cambridge?

    Yes, you can search for direct buses from London to Cambridge on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.

    When does the first bus depart from London to Cambridge? When does the last bus depart from London to Cambridge?

    You can take the earliest bus from London to Cambridge at 12: 00 PM   or take the last bus from London to Cambridge leaving at 10: 25 PM. Look for the latest London to Cambridge bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

    How far in advance should I book bus tickets from London to Cambridge for the best deals?

    You can find buses between London and Cambridge to cost on average $4 (€4) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Cambridge bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.