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There are 11 ways to get from Cambridge to Holytown by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Hamilton, Scotland

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Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown

Train via Edinburgh

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Holytown

Train

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Motherwell

Train via Derby

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Motherwell

Drive

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Holytown

Cambridge to Holytown by train

The train journey time between Cambridge and Holytown is around 7h 11m and covers a distance of around 395 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 28m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 26m. Services are operated by CrossCountry, LNER and First ScotRail Service. Typically 70 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 42m
Layover time:
1h 28m
Total time:
7h 11m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 26m
Train distance:
395 miles
Trains per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£79
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:57
Last train departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to Holytown train schedules

Cambridge → Holytown
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Holytown is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Holytown is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 11h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Holytown is to fly and bus which costs £30 - £190 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Holytown. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside and arriving at Holytown, Windsor Road via St Neots, Market Square, Bedford, Bus Station, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Hamilton, Bus Station and Motherwell, Watson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Holytown. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Holytown via Peterborough and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Holytown is 302 miles. The road distance is 347.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Holytown without a car is to train via Edinburgh which takes 7h 22m and costs £75 - £460.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Cambridge to Holytown, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Holytown bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Holytown is to train via Edinburgh which takes 7h 22m and costs £75 - £460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 11h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 302 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Holytown, Scotland?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Holytown via Peterborough and Edinburgh in around 7h 22m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Hamilton, Scotland once daily. Tickets cost £12 - £16 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Holytown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
Train from Edinburgh to Holytown
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Derby to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£140 - £350
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £180
Anytime Day 1st Class
£250 - £350
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£220 - £320
Train from Peterborough to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £350
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £220
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£240 - £350
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Cambridge to Holytown bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Cambridge to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Holytown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Holytown is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Cambridge to Holytown.

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easyJet offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Holytown. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £100.

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