There are 7 ways to get from Cambridge to Melbourn by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Meldreth

$7 - $11

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Rideshare  •  37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.9 miles

$3

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Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) to Melbourn, Vicarage Close A|the busway / ...

$5

Bus via Cambridge, Bateman Street (Leys School)  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Bateman Street (Leys School) to Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Building entrance) Trumpington Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) to Melbourn, Vicarage Close A|the busway / ...

$8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Melbourn 10.7 miles

$25 - $35

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) and arriving at Melbourn, Vicarage Close. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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

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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 14 min and costs £5 - £9.

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

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Cambridge to Melbourn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, depart from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) 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 14 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 and takes 25 min.

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

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 14 min. Great Northern also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Stagecoach in the Fens operates a bus from Cambridge to Melbourn hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Meldreth
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) to Melbourn, Vicarage Close
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Bateman Street (Leys School) to Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Building entrance)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
37 min
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
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$25 - $35
Taxi from Cambridge to Melbourn
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk

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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 17 min 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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