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Cheapest trips from London to Cambridge

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Today
4 trains from $32
Tomorrow
5 trains from $19
Fri, Jul 26
5 trains from $19
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
National Express
21:001h 59m22:59
LondonCambridge
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Greater Anglia
07:031h 4m08:07
LondonCambridge
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
National Express
14:302h 20m16:50
LondonCambridge
Fastest Way to Travel from London to Cambridge
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Great Northern
07:42 48m08:30
LondonCambridge
Sun, Jul 28
Train
Great Northern
08:11 48m08:59
LondonCambridge
Sat, Aug 31
Train
Great Northern
07:42 48m08:30
LondonCambridge
Return Journeys from Cambridge to London
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
National Express
14:102h 40m16:50
CambridgeLondon
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Greater Anglia
07:211h 29m08:50
CambridgeLondon
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
National Express
14:202h 30m16:50
CambridgeLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Cambridge
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BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

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Refreshments
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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
FlightLondon-City

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Refreshments
Wifi
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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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