There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Russell Square by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train Great Northern  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

$23 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to London 60.4 miles

$5 - $15

3 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street

$28 - $38

Bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to City of London, Minories 010 / ...

$12 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Russell Square 57.9 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Russell Square is to rideshare which costs £4 - £11 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Russell Square is to train which costs £17 - £26 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Russell Square. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn via Aldgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Russell Square is 48 miles. The road distance is 57.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Russell Square without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £17 - £26.

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The train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cambridge to Russell Square bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Cambridge to Russell Square train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Russell Square is to train which takes 48 min and costs £17 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Russell Square, England?

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to Russell Square hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 48 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Russell Square every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to City of London, Minories
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cambridge to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Cambridge to Russell Square bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at City of London, Minories station.

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Cambridge to Russell Square train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Russell Square is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Cambridge to Russell Square.

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There are 8406+ hotels available in Russell Square. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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

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