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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$35 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge

$18 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Cambridge 59.7 miles

$12 - $19

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

You can take a bus from Basildon to Cambridge via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basildon and Cambridge is 74 km. The road distance is 96 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Basildon to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £9 - £14.

No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Basildon to Cambridge, including transfers.