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There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Newport by train, bus or car

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)

$95 - $167

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Bus, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square to Swindon, Bus Station S6
  3. Take the train from Swindon to Newport (S Wales)

$61 - $93

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newport (S Wales)

$117 - $179

Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to NEWPORT, South Wales National Express / ...

$63 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Newport 173.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Newport is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Newport is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Newport. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at NEWPORT, South Wales via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Newport. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Newport (S Wales) via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Newport is 140 miles. The road distance is 173.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Newport without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Cambridge to Newport, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Newport bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Newport is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Newport.
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  • Distance: 140.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Newport, Wales?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Newport via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Newport via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Swindon to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
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 Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to NEWPORT, South Wales
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West

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Cambridge to Newport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at NEWPORT, South Wales station.

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Cambridge to Newport train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newport (S Wales) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Newport is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Cambridge to Newport.

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