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

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Take a taxi from Hitchin to Cranfield

$73 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Bedford, Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cranfield, War Memorial C1 / ...

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Cranfield 39 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Cranfield 39 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Cranfield is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Cranfield is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Cranfield. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street and arriving at Cranfield, War Memorial via Bedford, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Cranfield is 32 miles. The road distance is 39 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Cranfield without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £55 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Cambridge to Cranfield, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Cranfield bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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Cambridge to Cranfield bus services, operated by Uno, arrive at Cranfield, War Memorial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Cranfield is 39 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Cambridge to Cranfield.

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There are 298+ hotels available in Cranfield. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Cranfield.
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Cranfield via Bedford, Bus Station in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cranfield, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Cranfield, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Hitchin to Cranfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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