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There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Bath by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

$80 - $147

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Bus Stagecoach in Bedford  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square to Swindon, Bus Station S6

$38 - $49

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Bus National Express  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath National Express

$53 - $67

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Bath 150.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Bath is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Bath is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Bath. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Bath via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Bath is 121 miles. The road distance is 150.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Bath without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Cambridge to Bath, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Bath is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 6h 5m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Bath is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Cambridge to Bath.

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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Bath via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Bath via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6h 5m.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West

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