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Bristol to Cambridge

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How to get from Bristol to Cambridge?

We are suggesting 13 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Bristol Cambridge. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Bristol and Cambridge on a map as well as the route Bristol Cambridge and the different connecting points (Cambridge Coach Station, Cambridge Railway Station, Bristol Coach Station, Bristol UWE Coach Station, Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Bristol Cambridge

For your trip from Bristol (England, United Kingdom) to Cambridge (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 127 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Bristol-Cambridge that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Bristol. The bus will drop you off at Cambridge bus station (0.1 mi from Cambridge, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cambridge.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Bristol-Cambridge.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Bristol to Cambridge without changing trains but some trains run on lines Bristol-London and London-Cambridge allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of First Great Western to London leave from Bristol Temple Meads railway station in Bristol. Arrival in London will take place at London Paddington station (2.5 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train operated by Greater Anglia, First Capital Connect or CrossCountry leave for Cambridge.

Which carriers to travel between Bristol and Cambridge?

Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Bristol-London with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Paddington at arrival (2.5 mi from centre)
Greater Anglia transports passengers on a rail line from London to Cambridge with the train which leaves London Liverpool Street station to arrive at Cambridge railway station (England United Kingdom)
First Capital Connect operates the train journey London-Cambridge with the train from London Kings Cross railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cambridge at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
CrossCountry provides a rail connection from London to Cambridge with the train which leaves Stansted Airport station to arrive at Cambridge railway station (England United Kingdom)
Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Northampton (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Northampton (serving Northampton bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Cambridge where the coach will drop you off at Cambridge station situated at about 0.1 mi from Cambridge city centre.
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Cambridge (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bristol-Cambridge (127.4 mi)

Stop cities from Bristol or cities to visit near Cambridge

When travelling from Cambridge to Bristol by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Northampton located at 91 mi from Bristol and 44 mi away from Cambridge, London situated at 107 mi from Bristol and at approximately 50 mi from Cambridge (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Cambridge or back to Bristol, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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