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Journey Summary

London to Cambridge Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
3 hours 45 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $13
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Cambridge
Distance:79 km
Bus Companies:National Express
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Bus between London and Cambridge with National Express

Travel from London to Cambridge from $6 (€5) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride from London to Cambridge with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the London to Cambridge trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 48 miles (78 km) journey from London to Cambridge with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus from London to Cambridge on Omio today!

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between London and Cambridge:

  • 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.

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Buses from London to Cambridge
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
What is the price of the cheapest bus from London to Cambridge?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between London and Cambridge for as low as $6 (€5)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between London and Cambridge?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Cambridge bus price to come in at an average of $14 (€11)  one way.
How far is Cambridge from London by bus?
The distance to Cambridge from London by bus is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in Cambridge?

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria   to Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

Where is the bus station in London to go to Cambridge? Where is the bus station in Cambridge located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival bus station, Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cambridge.

What bus providers go from London to Cambridge?
For the route from London to Cambridge you can take a bus with National Express or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from London to Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from London to Cambridge? When does the last bus depart from London to Cambridge?
You can take the first bus from London to Cambridge at 8: 00 AM. The last bus from London to Cambridge that you can take departs at 5: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Cambridge schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book bus tickets from London to Cambridge to score the best deals?
If you book the London to Cambridge bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $14 (€11). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between London and Cambridge. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City