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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 12 min

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

$67 - $135

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$45 - $60

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Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$68 - $138

Train, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Wolverton
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Cambridge, Parkside X5

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

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

$19 - $29

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Cambridge Parkside. 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 47 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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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 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 station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 12 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
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham International to Wolverton
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Airport to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cambridge train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cambridge station.

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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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