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Cheap bus tickets and times from Oxford to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 10 m

Average

4 h 52 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

106 km

Cheap bus tickets from Oxford to Cambridge start from $53 with an average ticket price of $58.

The fastest bus from Oxford to Cambridge takes 4h 10m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 52m and covers a distance of 106 km.

7 buses leave Oxford for Cambridge every day with It's difficult to get from Oxford to Cambridge without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Cheapest
National Express
06:30AM4h25
Oxford
10:55AMCambridge
$531One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
06:50PM5h14
Oxford
12:04AMCambridge
$591One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
04:40PM4h10
Oxford
08:50PMCambridge
$591One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
11:40AM4h25
Oxford
04:05PMCambridge
$591One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
08:30AM4h35
Oxford
01:05PMCambridge
$591One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Oxford to Cambridge

distanceDistance66 miles (106 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$61 (€53)
frequencyBus frequency9 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus or National Express

Buses from Oxford to Cambridge cover the 66 miles (106 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 9 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $61 (€53), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $42 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station and arrive in Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece).

Bus providers: Megabus and National Express from Oxford to Cambridge

Buy your official Megabus and National Express bus tickets to Cambridge from Oxford from $19 (€17) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

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 Oxford - 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.

Oxford to Cambridge bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $41
  • National Express frequency: 3 a day

Buses from Oxford to Cambridge

National Express Coach Services operate buses from Oxford to Cambridge. The direct service departs every half hour between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. with a journey time of just over 3.5 hours. The service is slightly reduced on Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival points for buses from Oxford to Cambridge?

Departure Station:Buses from Oxford to Cambridge depart from the Gloucester Green Bus Station. This is five minutes walk from the city center. The station has a taxi rank along with limited parking and bicycle storage facilities.

Arrival Station:Buses from Oxford to Cambridge arrive at Parkside which is approximately half a mile from the city center. Taxis wait near the coach stop while stops for local bus services are located nearby.

FAQs: Bus from Oxford to Cambridge

FAQs: Take the bus from Oxford to Cambridge with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Oxford to Cambridge.
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Cheap bus tickets from Oxford to Cambridge can start from as little as $42 (€37) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Oxford to Cambridge is $61 (€53); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Oxford to Cambridge is 4 h 10 min   to travel the 66 mile (106 km) long route, with around there are 9 buses per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Oxford to Cambridge leaves at 5: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Oxford to Cambridge leaves at 6: 50 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from Oxford to Cambridge with Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Oxford to Cambridge bus with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Cambridge from Oxford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Oxford, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford, Frideswide Square and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4). When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your route in bus stations like Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), Cambridge, Jesus College and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cambridge from Oxford is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Oxford to Cambridge by bus is September.
You have options as you can travel to Cambridge from Oxford 2 different ways: train or bus.

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