There are 10 ways to get from Cambridge to Liverpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$135 - $215

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Bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$33 - $38

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 38 min

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

$103 - $150

Bus, train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$100 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Liverpool 191.8 miles

$40 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 34 min

  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

$108 - $313

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$63 - $256

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 48 min

  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

$124 - $263

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 26 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
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$123 - $394

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 18 min

  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

$118 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool is to bus which costs £24 - £29 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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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 Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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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 3 h 44 min and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Cambridge to Liverpool, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Liverpool is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £29 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 154.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Liverpool via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Liverpool once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 15 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
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Single
$130 - $190
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
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
1 h 24 min
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 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
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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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 West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Liverpool is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min 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 597+ hotels available in Liverpool. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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