There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Gloucester by train, bus 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.

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Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Gloucester

$86 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Gloucester National Express

$59 - $74

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester

$102 - $159

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Gloucester 127.7 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Gloucester is 104 miles. The road distance is 127.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Cambridge to Gloucester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Gloucester via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Gloucester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Gloucester via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras, Paddington Rail Station, and London Paddington in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Gloucester via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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