There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train via London Euston  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$86 - $133

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 777 / ...

$45 - $60

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$68 - $137

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge 92.9 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Cambridge is 80 miles. The road distance is 92.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Cambridge via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com

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