How to travel from Cambridge to Peterborough

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from Cambridge to Peterborough

You can get from Cambridge to Peterborough by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Cambridge to Peterborough on Jun 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:57AMCambridge0h53 07:50AMPeterborough
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05:15AMCambridge0h53 06:08AMPeterborough
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05:57AMCambridge0h55 06:52AMPeterborough
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06:39AMCambridge North0h59 07:38AMPeterborough
1 transfer
251One-way
06:06AMCambridge North1h17 07:23AMPeterborough
1 transfer
251One-way

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Travel Information between Cambridge and Peterborough

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€39) • 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCross Country or Thameslink

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 30 miles (48 km) from Cambridge to Peterborough. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Cross Country or Thameslink among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Cambridge to Peterborough.

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Travel to Peterborough 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 Cambridge to Peterborough.
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There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Peterborough: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cambridge and Peterborough is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Peterborough:

Taking a flight is about $28 (€25) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25) for this trip.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Peterborough, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $44 (€39) less than taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€39) for this route.

The fastest way from Cambridge to Peterborough is by train with an average journey time of 49 min.

There are alternative travel options to Peterborough that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 34 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 30 miles (48 km) from Cambridge to Peterborough.

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Peterborough is:

  • 49 buses per day.
  • 30 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cambridge to Peterborough:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and arrive in Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Cambridge to Peterborough depart from Cambridge to Peterborough.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Peterborough, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Cross Country can take you to Peterborough by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Cambridge to Peterborough for $28 (€25).
  • Travel with Thameslink for trains to Peterborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thameslink Cambridge to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $44 (€39).

Yes, there are direct services available from Cambridge to Peterborough with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Cross Country with 13 direct trains per day.

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

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

When planning your trip from Cambridge to Peterborough, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $44 (€39) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cambridge to Peterborough online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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