London to Cambridge bus

Cheap bus tickets from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Cheapest

20

Average

34

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Cambridge is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:30PMLondon2h50 10:20PMCambridge
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201One-way
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12:00PMLondon2h50 02:50PMCambridge
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201One-way
07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
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321One-way
08:00AMLondon3h40 11:40AMCambridge
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381One-way
01:00PMLondon3h30 04:30PMCambridge
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381One-way

Bus schedule from London to Cambridge

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06:30AMLondon3h35 10:05AMCambridge
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07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
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08:00AMLondon3h40 11:40AMCambridge
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10:00AMLondon3h30 01:30PMCambridge
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12:00PMLondon2h50 02:50PMCambridge
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01:00PMLondon3h30 04:30PMCambridge
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01:00PMLondon3h30 04:30PMCambridge
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03:00PMLondon3h55 06:55PMCambridge
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07:30PMLondon2h50 10:20PMCambridge
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08:00PMLondon3h00 11:00PMCambridge
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10:30PMLondon3h15 01:45AMCambridge
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Bus times from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

3 h 21 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

79 km

Of the 11 buses that leave London for Cambridge every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

07:30PMLondon2h50 10:20PMCambridge
0 transfers
201One-way
12:00PMLondon2h50 02:50PMCambridge
0 transfers
201One-way
08:00PMLondon3h00 11:00PMCambridge
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381One-way
10:30PMLondon3h15 01:45AMCambridge
1 transfer
381One-way
07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
1 transfer
321One-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$8 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersInfobus, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, Flixbus or National Express

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 Infobus, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, Flixbus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).

Bus companies: National Express, Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Cambridge

For as little as $5 (€4) you can travel by bus to Cambridge from London with National Express, Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Great Northern
Abellio Greater Anglia

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.

    One of the best ways to travel to Cambridge from London is by taking a bus with Great Northern. Omio helps you find the ideal Great Northern bus from London to Cambridge by showing you Great Northern current bus schedules and timetables, the bus tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this London to Cambridge journey. You can expect to travel 48 miles (78 km) between London and Cambridge on a bus with Great Northern. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses from London to Cambridge, you can check straight away if the Great Northern ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Once you’ve found that perfect bus, book your Great Northern bus ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between London and Cambridge!

      Looking for buses to Cambridge from London? Abellio Greater Anglia is one of the best companies to travel with on the 48 miles (78 km) journey from London to Cambridge. As an official travel partner of Abellio Greater Anglia, Omio quickly shows you the latest Abellio Greater Anglia bus schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London to Cambridge routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Abellio Greater Anglia bus tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for buses from London to Cambridge, you can quickly see if the Abellio Greater Anglia ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a bus. Once you’re ready, book your London - Cambridge bus now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Abellio Greater Anglia!

        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

        Travel Tips: 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
        If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Cambridge buses for as little as $5 (€4)  in the next 7 days.
        In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $8 (€7)  for a bus ticket between London and Cambridge.
        You should expect to travel around 48 miles (78 km)  between London and Cambridge by bus.
        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.

        Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria   to Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9)   most frequently for this route.

        Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9), located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.

        If you're looking for buses from London to Cambridge, you can rely on Infobus, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, Flixbus or National Express to get you to Cambridge. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the London to Cambridge journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
        Yes, you can look for direct buses from London to Cambridge with National Express  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
        You can take the first bus from London to Cambridge at 6: 30 PM. The last bus from London to Cambridge that you can take departs at 6: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Cambridge schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
        If you book the London to Cambridge bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $8 (€7). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from London to Cambridge. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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