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There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Newmarket by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Newmarket

£6 - £10

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Line 12 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Cambridge, Fair Street to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum X11 / ...

£3 - £5

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Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Newmarket 14.2 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Newmarket 14.2 miles

£2 - £4

Cambridge to Newmarket by train

The train journey time between Cambridge and Newmarket is around 19 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest train normally takes 19 min. Services are operated by Greater Anglia. Typically 131 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Cambridge to Newmarket train schedules

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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Newmarket is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Newmarket is to train which costs £6 - £10 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge, Fair Street and arriving at Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Newmarket. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Newmarket is 13 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Newmarket without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Cambridge to Newmarket takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cambridge to Newmarket bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Cambridge, depart from Cambridge, Fair Street station.

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Cambridge to Newmarket train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Newmarket is to train which takes 19 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 12 bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Newmarket.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Newmarket, Suffolk, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Cambridge to Newmarket hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £10 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Cambridge operates a bus from Cambridge, Fair Street to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Fair Street to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to Newmarket
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Panther Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 715 715
Website
panthertaxis.co.uk
Cambrdige City Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 832 832
Website
cambridgecitytaxis.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704 704
Website
camcab.co.uk
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525 555
Website
a1cabco.com

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Cambridge to Newmarket bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Cambridge, arrive at Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum station.

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Cambridge to Newmarket train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Newmarket station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Newmarket is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Cambridge to Newmarket.

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