There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Gloucester by train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Gloucester, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Gloucester via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, London Paddington, and Swindon in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Gloucester via Heathrow Airport London in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Avg. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Avg. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Avg. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
Avg. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge to Heathrow Airport London
Avg. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Gloucester
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cambridge to Gloucester?

The distance between Cambridge and Gloucester is 166 km. The road distance is 204 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester?

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester is to drive which costs £24 and takes 2 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester?

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester is to drive which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £24.

Is there a direct train between Cambridge and Gloucester?

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Gloucester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cambridge and Gloucester?

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Gloucester via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Cambridge to Gloucester?

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Cambridge to Gloucester, including transfers.