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There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to Chelsea by train, subway, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train, subway  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to South Kensington station Circle / ...

$26 - $38

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Rideshare  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to London 60.4 miles

$5 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, line 19 bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Finsbury Park Interchange to Chelsea Old Town Hall 19

$26 - $36

Train, line 11 bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church to Chelsea Old Town Hall 11

$28 - $38

Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Chelsea 61.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Chelsea is to rideshare which costs £4 - £11 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Chelsea is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Chelsea is 51 miles. The road distance is 61.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Chelsea without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 20m and costs £20 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Cambridge to Chelsea, including transfers.

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

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Cambridge to Chelsea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Chelsea is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Cambridge to Chelsea.

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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Chelsea every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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
Train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Finsbury Park Interchange to Chelsea Old Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church to Chelsea Old Town Hall
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cambridge to London
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cambridge and Chelsea. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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