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There are 4 ways to get from Spalding to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Spalding to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$30 - $72

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Bus National Express  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Welland Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn 37 - InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$7 - $11

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Bus Stagecoach in the Fens  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Welland Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn 37 - InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Drummer St Bus Station B - the busway

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Spalding to Cambridge 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Spalding to Cambridge is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Spalding to Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spalding to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Spalding, Welland Road and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Spalding to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Spalding and arriving at Cambridge via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Spalding and Cambridge is 42 miles. The road distance is 59.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Spalding to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs £22 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Spalding to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Spalding to Cambridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Peterborough, depart from Spalding, Welland Road station.

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Spalding to Cambridge train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Spalding station.

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The best way to get from Spalding to Cambridge is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs £22 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 2h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Spalding to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

You can take a train from Spalding to Cambridge via Peterborough in around 1h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Spalding to Cambridge via Peterborough in around 2h 58m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Spalding to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Welland Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Peterborough
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens

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Spalding to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Spalding to Cambridge train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Spalding to Cambridge is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Spalding to Cambridge.

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