How to travel from Paris to Cambridge

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from Paris to Cambridge

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Cambridge on Nov 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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10:15AMParis, Quai de Bercy12h45 10:00PMCambridge
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Travel Information between Paris and Cambridge

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $73
fastestFastest modeBus • $73 (€70) • 9 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 250 miles (404 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Paris to Cambridge. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Paris to Cambridge.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Cambridge

Travel Tips: 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 Paris to Cambridge.

Travel between Paris, France and Cambridge, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Cambridge from Paris?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Cambridge, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and Cambridge.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Paris from Cambridge restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Cambridge?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Cambridge closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Paris and Cambridge including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Cambridge is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

Taking a flight is about $71 (€68) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $73 (€70) for this route.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $3 (€3) from Paris to Cambridge.

The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Paris is by bus with an average travel time of 9 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Cambridge can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 1 min   of travel time.

The Paris to Cambridge distance is around 250 miles (404 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Cambridge is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cambridge from Paris as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Flights from Paris to Cambridge most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Cambridge Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Cambridge at Cambridge.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Cambridge:

  • You can take a bus from Paris to Cambridge with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $73 (€70) with Flixbus from Paris to Cambridge.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $73 (€70) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $3 (€3) one way on average.

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

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