The cheapest buses from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$16

Average

$23

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 $ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.

Cheapest
09:00AMLondon2h50 11:50AMCambridge
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$161One-way
Cheapest
02:00PMLondon2h50 04:50PMCambridge
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$161One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30PMLondon3h15 01:45AMCambridge
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$181One-way
04:30PMLondon2h50 07:20PMCambridge
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$191One-way
07:00PMLondon2h50 09:50PMCambridge
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$191One-way

Timetable London to Cambridge

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03:30AMLondon3h20 06:50AMCambridge
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07:00AMLondon3h20 10:20AMCambridge
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07:30AMLondon3h25 10:55AMCambridge
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07:30AMLondon3h25 10:55AMCambridge
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09:00AMLondon2h50 11:50AMCambridge
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11:30AMLondon2h50 02:20PMCambridge
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02:00PMLondon2h50 04:50PMCambridge
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03:30PMLondon3h25 06:55PMCambridge
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04:30PMLondon2h50 07:20PMCambridge
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07:00PMLondon2h50 09:50PMCambridge
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10:30PMLondon3h15 01:45AMCambridge
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Thu
Sep 23
$15Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$15Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Tue
Oct 5
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Fri
Oct 8
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Sat
Oct 9
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Sun
Oct 10
$19Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Mon
Oct 11
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Tue
Oct 12
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express
Wed
Oct 13
$12Greater Anglia
$16National Express

The fastest buses from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

3 h 7 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

79 km

Of the 11 buses that leave London for Cambridge every day 6 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 7 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 25 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
11:30AMLondon2h50 02:20PMCambridge
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$211One-way
Fastest
09:00AMLondon2h50 11:50AMCambridge
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$161One-way
Fastest
04:30PMLondon2h50 07:20PMCambridge
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$191One-way
Fastest
07:00PMLondon2h50 09:50PMCambridge
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$191One-way
Fastest
02:00PMLondon2h50 04:50PMCambridge
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$161One-way

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Bus Information to Cambridge from London

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Infobus

Buses from London to Cambridge cover the 48 miles (78 km) long route taking on average 2 h 50 min 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 $16 (€13), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

Bus companies

National Express London – Cambridge

For as little as $16 (€13) you can travel by bus from London to Cambridge with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 from London to Cambridge 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.

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    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest bus from London to Cambridge?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Cambridge buses for as little as $16 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus between London and Cambridge?
    The London to Cambridge bus ticket price is on average $16 (€13)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    How far is it from London to Cambridge by bus?
    The London to Cambridge bus distance is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
    How long is the bus ride between London and Cambridge?
    On average the London to Cambridge bus travel time is 2 h 50 min  for the 48 miles (78 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in Cambridge?

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

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

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

    What bus companies offer a service to Cambridge from London?
    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 providers that offer services to Cambridge from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I find a direct bus from London to Cambridge?
    Yes, you can find a direct bus from London to Cambridge with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from London to Cambridge?
    The first London to Cambridge bus departs at 8: 00 AM   and the last bus from London to Cambridge leaves at 5: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from London to Cambridge on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I buy bus tickets between London and Cambridge to score the best deals?
    If you purchase the London to Cambridge bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $16 (€13). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Cambridge from London. 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.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Cambridge
    London
    Amenities
    London Liverpool Street Stn
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    Refreshments
    WC

    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