There are 9 ways to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe

$118 - $192

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Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street (Magdalene Street) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) X5
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  3. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Stoke-On-Trent
  4. Take the bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand J) to Crewe, Railway Station 3 / ...

$39 - $47

7 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 32 min

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

$91 - $166

Bus, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station 12
  2. Take the train from Ely to Stockport

$91 - $132

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel 155 miles

$30 - $50

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$98 - $297

Fly from Cambridge  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN

$53 - $241

Train to Norwich, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN

$114 - $247

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$113 - $379

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Holmes Chapel via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Holmes Chapel is 125 miles. The road distance is 155 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs £90 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 7 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £190 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Holmes Chapel, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Crewe in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Holmes Chapel via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Bus Station (stand J), Crewe, Railway Station, and Crewe in around 7 h 24 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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 Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Stockport
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street (Magdalene Street) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand J) to Crewe, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand N) to Crewe, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk

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