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

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Haywards Heath

$61 - $81

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Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to City of London, Minories 010 / ...
  2. Take the bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park 786 / ...

$34 - $37

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Train, line 98 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings
  3. Take the line 98 bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Herstmonceux, The Brewers Arms 98

$66 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to East Sussex 104.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to East Sussex is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to East Sussex is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to East Sussex. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Foul Mile, Morgans Farm via City of London, Fenchurch Street Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Heathfield, Streatfield Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and East Sussex is 90 miles. The road distance is 104.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to East Sussex without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Cambridge to East Sussex, including transfers.

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Cambridge to East Sussex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to East Sussex is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £45 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £29 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Cambridge to East Sussex bus services, operated by Centaur Coaches, arrive at Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to East Sussex is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Cambridge to East Sussex.

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  • Distance: 89.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and East Sussex, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Cambridge to East Sussex hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to East Sussex via City of London, Minories, City of London, Fenchurch Street Station, Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Heathfield, Streatfield Road in around 6 h 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Herstmonceux, The Brewers Arms
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 (Parker's Piece) to City of London, Minories
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Tunbridge Wells, Royal Wells Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk

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