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Jun 14
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Jun 15
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Jun 17
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Jun 21
$13Greater Anglia
$13National Express
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Jun 22
$13Greater Anglia
$6National Express
Wed
Jun 23
$16Greater Anglia
$6National Express
Thu
Jun 24
$13Greater Anglia
$9National Express
Fri
Jun 25
$13Greater Anglia
$9National Express
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Jun 26
$20Greater Anglia
$6National Express
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Jun 27
$19Greater Anglia
$6National Express
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Jun 28
$13Greater Anglia
$6National Express
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Jun 30
$13Greater Anglia
$16National Express
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Jul 1
$13Greater Anglia
$6National Express
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Jul 2
$13Greater Anglia
$6National Express
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Jul 3
$19Greater 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.

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London to Cambridge Travel Comparison

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€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.


How to get from London to Cambridge

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Cambridge, 78,88% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Cambridge and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I go from London to Cambridge?

You can go from London to Cambridge by bus or train.

How many miles from London to Cambridge would I travel?

Cambridge is approximately 48 miles (78 km) away from London.

When traveling to Cambridge from London, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Cambridge?

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

  • Trains from London to Cambridge most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Cambridge.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Cambridge?

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

  • Greater Anglia can take you to Cambridge by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Greater Anglia from London to Cambridge for $39 (€30).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Cambridge?
Omio customers who travel from London to Cambridge often also extend their vacation to go to Stansted, Oxford or Luton. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cambridge and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy London to Cambridge tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets cost on average $39 (€30) one way.

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

What is the quickest way from London to Cambridge?

Going by train is the quickest way from London to Cambridge with an average travel time of 1 h 12 min.

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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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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