How to travel from Peterborough to Cambridge

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from Peterborough to Cambridge

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

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

08:45AMPeterborough1h28 10:13AMCambridge
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09:24AMPeterborough1h31 10:55AMCambridge
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Travel Information from Peterborough to Cambridge

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€25) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€25) • 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCross Country or East Midlands Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 30 miles (48 km) from Peterborough to Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Cross Country or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Peterborough to Cambridge.

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You can travel from Peterborough to Cambridge 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Cambridge is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€25) compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Cambridge, which costs on average $27 (€25) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Peterborough to Cambridge is by train with an average journey time of 49 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cambridge that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 55 min   of travel time.

The distance from Peterborough to Cambridge is approximately 30 miles (48 km).

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Cambridge is:

  • 50 buses a day.
  • 28 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Peterborough to Cambridge:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station to Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Peterborough and arrive in Cambridge.

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

  • Cross Country can get you to Cambridge by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Cross Country from Peterborough to Cambridge for $26 (€25) on Omio.
  • East Midlands Railway can take you to Cambridge by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Midlands Railway from Peterborough to Cambridge for $27 (€25).

Yes, there are direct routes from Peterborough to Cambridge with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 14 direct trains per day to Cambridge with Cross Country.

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

Omio customers who travel from Peterborough to Cambridge often also extend their vacation to go to London, Stansted or Oxford. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cambridge and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $26 (€25) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $27 (€25) one way on average.

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

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