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  •  3 h 54 min

  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, Arundel Lane (O/S No. 20) to Bakewell, Square (Bank) 218

$70 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge to Leicester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester to Bakewell National Express

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  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, Buxton Road (North Church Street) Tp

$72 - $113

Train, bus via St Margaret's Bus Station  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) Tp

$70 - $99

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  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 £14 - £21 and takes 5 h.

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

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The distance between Cambridge and Bakewell is 165 km. The road distance is 199 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Cambridge to Bakewell, including transfers.

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

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Bakewell via Leicester in around 5 h.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
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
TM Travel
Website
tmtravel.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Arundel Lane (O/S No. 20) to Bakewell, Square (Bank)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
tmtravel.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Bakewell
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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