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

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough

$21 - $55

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Rideshare  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to Peterborough 41.2 miles

$5 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cloister Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn B - the busway / ...

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Peterborough 39.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Peterborough 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Peterborough 39.1 miles

$80 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Peterborough is to rideshare which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Peterborough is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge, The Busway Cloister Court and arriving at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at Peterborough. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Peterborough is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Peterborough without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £16 - £45.

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The train from Cambridge to Peterborough takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cambridge to Peterborough bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, depart from Cambridge, The Busway Cloister Court station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Peterborough is to train which takes 48 min and costs £16 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Peterborough.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cambridge to Peterborough hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 48 min. Grand Central also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, Stagecoach in the Fens operates a bus from Cambridge to Peterborough every 3 hours, and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. National Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Cloister Court to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
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 Peterborough
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.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 Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$80 - $110
Taxi from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Peterborough bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, arrive at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn station.

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Cambridge to Peterborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Peterborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Peterborough is 39 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Cambridge to Peterborough.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Peterborough. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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