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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 133 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$19 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$15 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10 / ...

$23 - $64

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Essex 46.2 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Essex 46.2 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Essex is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Essex is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £150 - £190.

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The distance between Cambridge and Essex is 52 km. The road distance is 74 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Cambridge to Essex, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Essex. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Essex via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to Essex
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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