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

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

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

$44 - $72

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Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) 37|InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$15 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus, train CrossCountry  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) 37|InterConnect
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$43 - $68

Bus, train Great Northern  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Spalding, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange 505|InterConnect
  2. Take the train from Kings Lynn to Cambridge

$28 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  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 drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spalding to Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spalding to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Spalding, Chancery Court and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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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 1 h 56 min.

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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 1 h 56 min and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min 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, Chancery Court station.

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

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

You can take a train from Spalding to Cambridge via Peterborough in around 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Spalding to Cambridge via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) and Peterborough in around 2 h 59 min.

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
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kings Lynn to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Chancery Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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