There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via London Euston  •  2 h 24 min

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

$94 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Cambridge National Express

$50 - $65

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$73 - $150

Bus via Milton Keynes Coachway  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Milton Keynes Coachway 777
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) X5
  3. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) X5

$50 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

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

$19 - $29

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 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 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
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport to Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Cambridge is 129 km. The road distance is 149 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £14 - £21.

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 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge, including transfers.