There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Ely by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Ely

$7 - $45

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Line 9 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Tesco (Superstore) 2|Citi / ...

$7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Ely 17.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Ely 17.3 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Ely 17.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Ely is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Ely is to train which costs £5 - £35 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Drummer St Bus Station station and arriving at Ely, Tesco (Superstore). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Ely. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Ely is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Ely without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs £5 - £35.

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The train from Cambridge to Ely takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cambridge to Ely bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Cambridge, arrive at Drummer St Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Ely.
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to Ely hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 17 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Cambridge operates a bus from Cambridge to Ely hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Tesco (Superstore)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Ely
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$35 - $55
Taxi from Cambridge to Ely
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk

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