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

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$36 - $52

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Bus, line 486 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Bow National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 486 bus from North Greenwich Station to Bexleyheath, Friswell Place 486 / ...

$14 - $17

2 alternative options

Train, line 47 bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Lewisham Station 47

$35 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Dartford 62.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Dartford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Dartford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Dartford, Pizza Hut via Bow Church Station, North Greenwich Station and Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Dartford via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Dartford is 53 miles. The road distance is 62.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Cambridge to Dartford, including transfers.

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

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Cambridge to Dartford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Dartford is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £27 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 486 bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 52.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Dartford via London Bridge in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Dartford via Bow Church Station, North Greenwich Station, Bexleyheath, Friswell Place, and Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Bexleyheath, Friswell Place
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Bow
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Cambridge to Dartford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Bexleyheath, Friswell Place station.

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Cambridge to Dartford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Dartford is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Cambridge to Dartford.

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