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Birmingham to Cambridge

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to Cambridge by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Birmingham to Cambridge ?

Trip Birmingham Cambridge

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance88 mi
Direct lineYes

Cambridge is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Birmingham to Cambridge transport offers? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Cambridge then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Birmingham - Cambridge offer that suits you best.

To travel from Birmingham, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, Blablacar, MegaBus, London Midland, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains will carry you to Cambridge.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Birmingham to Cambridge bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Birmingham to Cambridge, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from Birmingham to Cambridge may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Cambridge.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Birmingham Cambridge route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of MegaBus or National Express coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road Birmingham Cambridge is already built and shared by others.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Birmingham to Cambridge watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 88 mi of the trip.

What are the bus companies operating the Birmingham Cambridge ?

National Express and MegaBus are the coach companies operating the bus line Birmingham Cambridge with direct service.

National Express Birmingham CambridgeMegaBus Birmingham Cambridge

Departure bus stations in Birmingham

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Birmingham at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Cambridge' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Birmingham

Bus stops at arrival in Cambridge

In Cambridge, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Cambridge

Train Birmingham to Cambridge

Is it possible to go directly by train from Birmingham to Cambridge?

Yes, the Birmingham to Cambridge route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Cambridge and there may be fewer direct trains from Birmingham on certain days. To find the cheapest Birmingham-Cambridge train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Birmingham Cambridge

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Birmingham-Cambridge route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Birmingham Cambridge train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Birmingham Cambridge

Departure train stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Railway stations in Cambridge

  • Cambridge

Carpool from Birmingham to Cambridge

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Birmingham-Cambridge ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Birmingham-Cambridge rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Cambridge.

Before you book your Birmingham-Cambridge ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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