How to travel from Basingstoke to Cambridge

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Travel Information to Cambridge from Basingstoke

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$16 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $95 (€83) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Northern

Travel 82 miles (133 km) by train or bus to Cambridge from Basingstoke. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Northern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basingstoke to Cambridge.

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National Express, Great Northern and FlixBus will get you from Basingstoke to Cambridge at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Great Northern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed trains, regional trains, and sleeper services. The high-speed trains are called InterCity Express Trains and they offer a fast and comfortable journey between major cities. The regional trains are called Regional Express Trains and they provide a slower but more frequent service to smaller towns and villages. The sleeper services are called Caledonian Sleeper Trains and they offer overnight journeys with comfortable sleeping compartments. Great Northern offers a variety of ticket types, including single, return, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Great Northern are London to Cambridge, London to Peterborough, and London to Norwich. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Basingstoke to Cambridge

      FAQs: Travel 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 Basingstoke to Cambridge.

      There are 2 options to travel from Basingstoke to Cambridge including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Cambridge is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

      A bus is $79 (€69) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Basingstoke to Cambridge costing on average $95 (€83).

      The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Basingstoke is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

      Other travel options to Cambridge take longer:

      Bus takes 7 h 15 min on average.

      The distance from Basingstoke to Cambridge is approximately 82 miles (133 km).

      The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Cambridge is:

      • 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Basingstoke and Cambridge as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basingstoke to Cambridge:

      • Buses mostly depart from Basingstoke, Alençon Link (Malls Shopping Centre - Stop Z) and arrive in Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece).
      • Trains most often depart from Basingstoke at Basingstoke and arrive in Cambridge at Cambridge.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basingstoke to Cambridge:

      • You can travel by bus to Cambridge from Basingstoke with National Express or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Basingstoke to Cambridge tickets for $16 (€14) on Omio.
      • You can go to Cambridge from Basingstoke by train with Great Northern or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $95 (€83) with Great Northern from Basingstoke to Cambridge on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Basingstoke to Cambridge with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You can take a direct train with.

      Direct services to Cambridge tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Your trip from Basingstoke to Cambridge doesn't have to end in Cambridge. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Oxford, Edinburgh, London Stansted Airport or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Oxford, Edinburgh, London Stansted Airport or Manchester to your Basingstoke to Cambridge tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cambridge today!

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