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from Chester to Cambridge

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

Our recommendation

To get from Chester to Cambridge on May 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMChester3h35 02:30PMCambridge
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07:30AMChester11h30 07:00PMCambridge
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09:54AMChester3h36 01:30PMCambridge
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08:35AMChester3h55 12:30PMCambridge
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10:55AMChester4h10 03:05PMCambridge
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May 20
$120Avanti West Coast
May 21
$100Avanti West Coast
May 22
$116Avanti West Coast
May 23
$91Avanti West Coast
May 24
$117Avanti West Coast
May 26
$112Avanti West Coast

Travel Information between Chester and Cambridge

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $114
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€26) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $114 (€102) • 3 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 143 miles (230 km) between Chester and Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chester to Cambridge.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chester to Cambridge

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 Chester to Cambridge.

How do I travel from Chester to Cambridge?

There are 2 ways to get from Chester to Cambridge: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chester to Cambridge?

The cheapest way to go to Cambridge from Chester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cambridge:

A bus is generally $84 (€75) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $114 (€102) from Chester to Cambridge.

What is the quickest way from Chester to Cambridge?

The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Chester is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 36 min.

Other travel options to Cambridge can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cambridge by bus can take on average 6 h 45 min.

How far is Cambridge from Chester?

The Chester to Cambridge distance is around 143 miles (230 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Chester to Cambridge?

The average frequency per day from Chester to Cambridge is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Chester to Cambridge?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Trains mostly leave from Chester and tend to arrive in Cambridge.

Which travel operators can get me to Cambridge from Chester?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Cambridge by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Chester to Cambridge for $30 (€26) on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Cambridge by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Chester to Cambridge for $114 (€102).

Where should I go next after I travel from Chester to Cambridge?

Many of our customers traveling from Chester to Cambridge don't make Cambridge their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cambridge are London, Stansted or Oxford, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cambridge to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets from Chester to Cambridge online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Chester to Cambridge, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $30 (€26) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $114 (€102) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Chester to Cambridge 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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