Manchester to Cambridge

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Trip Manchester Cambridge

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance132 mi
Direct lineYes

How to travel from Manchester to Cambridge ?

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Cambridge and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Cambridge? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Cambridge then Vivanoda will do the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To reach your destination from Manchester, you will travel with National Express, CrossCountry, Blablacar, MegaBus, First Capital Connect, Greater Anglia, Virgin Trains or British Airways by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

All modes of transport Manchester-Cambridge

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

Carpool from Manchester to Cambridge

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Cambridge car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Manchester-Cambridge rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Cambridge.

Manchester to Cambridge bus

Are you looking for a bus from Manchester to Cambridge? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Manchester and Cambridge and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Cambridge.

  • The Manchester Cambridge tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 132 mi of the trip.
  • The fleet of National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Manchester Cambridge road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.

Which coach companies to travel between Manchester and Cambridge?

National Express is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Manchester Cambridge.

National Express Manchester Cambridge

Bus stops in Manchester

You will have to arrive at your Manchester stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Cambridge' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Cambridge

Once the bus has arrived at Cambridge, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Cambridge

Train Manchester to Cambridge

Is there a direct train bound for Cambridge from Manchester?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Manchester to Cambridge without making any changes.

Intercity Train Manchester Cambridge

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Cambridge with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Cambridge train companies

The railways First Capital Connect, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express, Greater Anglia, Northern Rail and East Midlands Trains are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Cambridge.
First Capital Connect Manchester CambridgeCrossCountry Manchester CambridgeVirgin Trains Manchester CambridgeFirst TransPennine Express Manchester CambridgeGreater Anglia Manchester CambridgeNorthern Rail Manchester CambridgeEast Midlands Trains Manchester Cambridge

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Cambridge

  • Cambridge

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