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

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$102 - $159

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Bus National Express  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gloucester National Express

$53 - $67

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Bus Stagecoach in Bedford  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Gloucester, Market Parade 853

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 £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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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, Market Parade via Oxford City Centre, St Giles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 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 27 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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The best way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Cambridge to Gloucester, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Gloucester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Gloucester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Gloucester is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Gloucester via Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Gloucester via Gloucester Green Bus Station and Oxford City Centre, St Giles in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
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 to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Cambridge to Gloucester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gloucester station.

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Cambridge to Gloucester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Gloucester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Gloucester is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Cambridge to Gloucester.

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