There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Bluewater 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 483 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International Est
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$39 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus, line 53 bus, line 96 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Westminster Pier 010
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal 53
  3. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Stratford, also for Westfield National Express

$22 - $30

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Dartford

$41 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Bluewater 62.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Bluewater is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Bluewater is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Bluewater is 53 miles. The road distance is 62.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Cambridge to Bluewater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Bluewater station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Westminster Station Parliament Square and Woolwich Arsenal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Bluewater is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs £17 - £24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Bluewater every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge to Bluewater via London Bridge, Dartford, Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre), and Bluewater, The Village in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$18 - $24
Premier
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Stratford, also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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