You can get from Cambridge to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cambridge to London on Oct 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||48 miles (78 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$12 - $16|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $12 (€10) • 1 h 12 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $12 (€10) • 1 h 12 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Greater Anglia|
Travel 48 miles (78 km) by bus or train to London from Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cambridge to London.
Approximately 100 kilometers separate London and the University city of Cambridge for travelers in the UK. The journey is straightforward by train or bus, with fast frequent services connecting the cities. Train services are notably quicker, with a choice of 2 routes, to London King's Cross or Liverpool Street station. Travel times range from under an hour to an hour and 30 minutes. Direct bus services from Cambridge to Victoria Coach Station in central London take between an hour and 45 minutes and 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Return trips from London to Cambridge are also available.
National Express buses from Cambridge to London depart from the City Center Parkside express stop and terminate at Victoria Coach Station. The route includes an additional stop in central London, at Embankment, with some services also calling at Stratford and east London destinations. The direct timetable offers around 18 departures daily, beginning in early morning and continuing with buses roughly every 90 minutes throughout the day until the final late night service. The schedule is altered at weekends with slightly fewer departures. Further options are possible using indirect buses, requiring a change at Stansted airport.
Trains from Cambridge to London offer travelers the option of fast direct services taking around 50 minutes to King's Cross station, provided by Great Northern, or Abellio Greater Anglia services direct to Liverpool Street station, mostly taking around an hour and 20 minutes. Departures begin with a very early morning service and continue with trains roughly every 10 minutes throughout the day until a final late night connection from Cambridge. Sunday schedules offer a reduced service, with a later first departure.
There are 2 ways to travel from Cambridge to London including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Cambridge and London is by taking a train with an average price of $12 (€10).
This is compared to other travel options to London:
A train is $4 (€3) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cambridge to London costing on average $16 (€13).
The fastest way to get to London from Cambridge is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 12 min.
Other travel options to London can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h of travel time.
The distance from Cambridge to London is approximately 48 miles (78 km).
The average frequency per day from Cambridge to London is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cambridge to London as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cambridge to London:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cambridge to London with the following travel companies:
Direct services to London 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 trip.
Before traveling from Cambridge to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cambridge to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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