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

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Blackfriars

$32 - $43

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Mile End National Express / ...

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, line 135 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Island Gardens 135

$28 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Greenwich 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Greenwich is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Greenwich is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Island Gardens via Mile End Station Bow Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Maze Hill via London Blackfriars. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Greenwich is 50 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Greenwich without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Cambridge to Greenwich, including transfers.

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

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Cambridge to Greenwich train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Greenwich is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 50.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Greenwich, Greater London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Cambridge to Greenwich hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Greenwich every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Mile End
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Island Gardens
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Cambridge to Greenwich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Mile End station.

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Cambridge to Greenwich train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Greenwich is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Cambridge to Greenwich.

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