There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Ely

$7 - $45

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Bus via Ely, Cardinals Way  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Cardinals Way 12 / ...

$10

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Market Street (Bus Station) 12 / ...

$11

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral 17.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral 17.7 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Drummer St Bus Station station and arriving at Ely, Cardinals Way. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Ely. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Ely Cathedral is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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The train from Cambridge to Ely takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Cambridge to Ely Cathedral train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral is to train which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Cambridge to Ely Cathedral bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Cambridge, arrive at Ely, Cardinals Way station.

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Cambridge to Ely Cathedral train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Ely station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral 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 Cathedral every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Cardinals Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Market Street (Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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uber.com
UberX
$35 - $55
Taxi from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral
Ave. Duration
27 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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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Ely Cathedral is 18 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Cambridge to Ely Cathedral.

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