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There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to Melbourn by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  14m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Meldreth

$7 - $11

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Rideshare  •  37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.9 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  36m

  1. Take the bus from Addenbrooke's, Puddicombe Way to Melbourn, Vicarage Close A - the busway / ...

Taxi  •  17m

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  17m

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.7 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Melbourn is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Melbourn is to train which costs £5 - £9 and takes 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Addenbrooke's, Puddicombe Way and arriving at Melbourn, Vicarage Close. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Meldreth. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Melbourn is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Melbourn without a car is to train which takes 14m and costs £5 - £9.

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The train from Cambridge to Meldreth takes 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cambridge to Melbourn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, depart from Addenbrooke's, Puddicombe Way station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Melbourn is to train which takes 14m and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Melbourn.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 14m

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

Thameslink operates a train from Cambridge to Melbourn hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 14m. Great Northern also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Stagecoach in the Fens operates a bus from Cambridge to Melbourn every 3 hours, and the journey takes 36m.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Meldreth
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Addenbrooke's, Puddicombe Way to Melbourn, Vicarage Close
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cambridge to Melbourn
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Melbourn
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$24 - $35
Taxi from Cambridge to Melbourn
Ave. Duration
17m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com

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Cambridge to Melbourn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, arrive at Melbourn, Vicarage Close station.

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Cambridge to Melbourn train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Meldreth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Melbourn is 11 miles. It takes approximately 17m to drive from Cambridge to Melbourn.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cambridge and Melbourn. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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