• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Bakewell 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, line 218 bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Doncaster
  3. Take the line 218 bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Bakewell, Square 218 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Chesterfield National Express

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Bakewell, Matlock Street

$72 - $114

Bus via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Bakewell National Express

$18 - $27

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Bakewell 124.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Bakewell is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 6h 10m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Bakewell is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 23m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Bakewell. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Bakewell via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

More details

The distance between Cambridge and Bakewell is 103 miles. The road distance is 124.5 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cambridge to Bakewell without a car is to train and line 218 bus which takes 3h 32m and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Cambridge to Bakewell, including transfers.

More details

Cambridge to Bakewell bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

More details

Cambridge to Bakewell bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bakewell station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Bakewell is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Cambridge to Bakewell.

Get driving directions

Book your Cambridge to Bakewell bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

Search and book

Map of how to get from Cambridge to Bakewell.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 103.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Bakewell via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station in around 5h 10m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
T M Travel
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
info@tmtravel.co.uk
Website
tmtravel.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Bakewell, Square
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
tmtravel.co.uk
Trent Barton
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Bakewell, The Manners
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.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 Derby to Bakewell
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Bakewell
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 1186+ hotels available in Bakewell. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

More details