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

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$136 - $214

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Bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$30 - $36

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Train via Finsbury Park station  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$135 - $217

Train CrossCountry  •  4h 43m

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

$102 - $149

Bus, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn B - the busway
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Liverpool Lime Street

$75 - $110

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Liverpool 191.8 miles

$40 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 4m

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

$131 - $350

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$63 - $257

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$123 - $261

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$109 - $243

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$136 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool is to bus which costs £22 - £28 and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Liverpool is 155 miles. The road distance is 191.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Cambridge to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Liverpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £28 and takes 6h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 154.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Liverpool via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Liverpool via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 6h 56m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Cambridge to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Cambridge to Liverpool train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Liverpool is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Cambridge to Liverpool.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Liverpool. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Cambridge Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs £2 - £3.

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