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5 trains from $28
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5 trains from $24
Fri, May 31
5 trains from $17
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Sat
May 25
$24Thameslink
$11National Express
Sun
May 26
$24Thameslink
$11National Express
Mon
May 27
$14Greater Anglia
$11National Express
Tue
May 28
$19Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Wed
May 29
$19Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Thu
May 30
$13Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Fri
May 31
$17Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Sat
Jun 1
$24Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Sun
Jun 2
$24Great Northern
$8National Express
Mon
Jun 3
$19Greater Anglia
$6National Express
Tue
Jun 4
$19Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Wed
Jun 5
$19Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Thu
Jun 6
$16Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Fri
Jun 7
$16Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Sat
Jun 8
$24Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Sun
Jun 9
$24Thameslink
$6National Express
Mon
Jun 10
$19Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Tue
Jun 11
$16Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Wed
Jun 12
$16Greater Anglia
$5National Express
Thu
Jun 13
$17Greater Anglia
$6National Express

How to Travel from London to Cambridge

Traveling from London to Cambridge is popular with travelers in the United Kingdom. There is a fast and direct train service from London to Cambridge, alternatively, visitors can take the bus which is also quick and works out as a more cost effective option. Although it is famous and popular, Cambridge is not the largest of cities, so all major attractions are within walking or cycling distance of the railway station and coach stop. Cambridge is only 100 kilometers from London but has a very different character from the capital.

Trains from London to Cambridge | Buses from London to Cambridge | Return trips from Cambridge to London

London to Cambridge Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€4

1:45 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€26

0:46 h

1 Day Ahead



What is the best way to travel from London to Cambridge?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Cambridge


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Cambridge. Buses traveling from London to Cambridge depart from London's Victoria coach station and take approximately 1:45 h to arrive at Cambridge's bus station during non-peak hours. During morning and evening rush hour the journey takes approximately 2:25 h. Over 30 buses travel from London to Cambridge everyday with the earliest departing at 4:30 a.m. National Express is the main bus company traveling from London to Cambridge. Bus tickets bought in advance can cost as little as €3 but many buses can be boarded on an ad hoc basis.


Fastest way to travel from London to Cambridge


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from London to Cambridge. Trains depart from either London's Kings Cross or Liverpool Street train stations and arrive at Cambridge train station after approximately 45 minutes of traveling. Great Northern operates most trains traveling from London to Cambridge. Up to 12 trains traveling from London to Cambridge depart per hour during peak times with the earliest departing at 8:14 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from London to Cambridge


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Cambridge. Taking the train is almost an hour faster than traveling from London to Cambridge by bus during a non-peak time. London and Cambridge are located too close together to make flying between these English cities an option.


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Best fares from London to Cambridge

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Sun, May 26
Bus
National Express
21:001h 59m22:59
LondonCambridge
Sun, May 26
Train
Thameslink
07:391h 8m08:47
LondonCambridge
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
14:302h 20m16:50
LondonCambridge
Fastest Way to Travel from London to Cambridge
Sun, Jun 2
Train
Great Northern
08:11 48m08:59
LondonCambridge
Tue, May 28
Train
Greater Anglia
07:031h 4m08:07
LondonCambridge
Wed, May 29
Train
Greater Anglia
07:031h 4m08:07
LondonCambridge
Return Journeys from Cambridge to London
Sun, May 26
Bus
National Express
19:452h 5m21:50
CambridgeLondon
Sun, May 26
Train
Greater Anglia
07:321h 28m09:00
CambridgeLondon
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
04:301h 50m06:20
CambridgeLondon
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Cambridge
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Public transportation is available through the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which connects the airport to the London Underground.

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