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London to Cambridge

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

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Trip London Cambridge

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance50 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from London to Cambridge?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip London 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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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey London Cambridge by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of London and Cambridge on a map as well as the route London Cambridge and the different connecting points (Cambridge Railway Station, Cambridge Coach Station, London Kings Cross Railway Station, London Liverpool Street Railway Station, Stratford (London) Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport London-Cambridge

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

London to Cambridge bus

This coach route is operated without any change between London to Cambridge

You may still have doubts to get to Cambridge by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Cambridge.

  • During the trip London Cambridge, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between London and Cambridge to offer cheaper fares.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road London Cambridge is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.

Which coach companies to travel between London and Cambridge?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line London Cambridge.

National Express London Cambridge

Departure bus stations in London

It is recommended that you arrive at the London bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Cambridge' must be mentioned. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of National Express who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Cambridge

As soon as the coach stops at Cambridge, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Cambridge

Train London to Cambridge

Is London connected to Cambridge with a direct train?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Cambridge by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Cambridge and there may be fewer direct trains from London on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Cambridge train ticket on Vivanoda.

Railway stations from London

  • Stansted Airport
  • London Liverpool Street
  • London Kings Cross

Arrival train stations in Cambridge

  • Cambridge

London Cambridge railways companies

These are the 3 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Cambridge: CrossCountry, Greater Anglia and First Capital Connect.
CrossCountry London CambridgeGreater Anglia London CambridgeFirst Capital Connect London Cambridge

Intercity Train London Cambridge

The railway station bewteen London and Cambridge are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Carpool from London to Cambridge

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey London-Cambridge with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for London-Cambridge rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Cambridge.

Which carriers to travel between London and Cambridge?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection London-Cambridge with the train from Stansted Airport railway station (31.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cambridge at arrival (0.6 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)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Cambridge (50.3 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Cambridge (England United Kingdom)
 
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