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Cheap bus tickets from Southampton to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

$26

Average

$35

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 Southampton to Cambridge will cost around $ 35 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

National Express
02:20PMSouthampton7h00 09:20PMCambridge
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$261One-way
National Express
03:05PMSouthampton6h15 09:20PMCambridge
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$301One-way
National Express
10:25AMSouthampton8h35 07:00PMCambridge
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$511One-way

Bus schedule from Southampton to Cambridge

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National Express
10:25AMSouthampton8h35 07:00PMCambridge
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National Express
02:20PMSouthampton7h00 09:20PMCambridge
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National Express
03:05PMSouthampton6h15 09:20PMCambridge
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Thu
May 19
$39South Western Railway
$26National Express
Fri
May 20
$36South Western Railway
$25National Express
Sat
May 21
$43South Western Railway
$25National Express
Sun
May 22
$36South Western Railway
$25National Express
Mon
May 23
$37South Western Railway
$25National Express
Tue
May 24
$46South Western Railway
$25National Express
Wed
May 25
$60South Western Railway
$25National Express

Bus times from Southampton to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

6 h 15 m

Average

7 h 16 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

178 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Southampton for Cambridge every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 178 km distance in an average of 7 h 16 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 35 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.

National Express
03:05PMSouthampton6h15 09:20PMCambridge
0 changes
$301One-way
National Express
02:20PMSouthampton7h00 09:20PMCambridge
0 changes
$261One-way
National Express
10:25AMSouthampton8h35 07:00PMCambridge
0 changes
$511One-way

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Overview: Bus from Southampton to Cambridge

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€37)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Southampton to Cambridge cover the 110 miles (178 km) long route taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $41 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).

Bus companies: National Express from Southampton to Cambridge

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Southampton to Cambridge from $15 (€13) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

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 Southampton - 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.

  • Average Price: $15

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Southampton to Cambridge are the following:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Cambridge from Southampton

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FAQs

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

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Southampton to Cambridge for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus between Southampton and Cambridge?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $41 (€37)  for a bus ticket between Southampton and Cambridge.

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

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Southampton and Cambridge by bus to be approximately 110 miles (178 km).

How long is a bus between Southampton and Cambridge on average?

On average the Southampton to Cambridge bus time is 7 h  covering the 110 miles (178 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

There are a few bus stations in Southampton to start your trip from including Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, West Park Rd. And Southampton, Saint Mary's Stadium. In Cambridge you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9), Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Southampton Central   and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Southampton Central and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Cambridge most often arrive at Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Southampton to Cambridge?

For the route from Southampton to Cambridge you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Cambridge from Southampton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

You can take the first bus from Southampton to Cambridge at 6: 50 AM. The last bus from Southampton to Cambridge that you can take departs at 4: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Southampton to Cambridge schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

When should I book the Southampton to Cambridge bus for the best deals on tickets?

You can find buses to Cambridge from Southampton to cost on average $41 (€37) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Cambridge bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.