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

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Saxmundham

$34 - $49

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Halesworth, Railway Station 88 / ...

$20 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Suffolk Norse  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Downing College to Old Cattle Market Bus Station A14
  2. Take the bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Saxmundham, Waitrose 64

$29

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Saxmundham 69.3 miles

$14 - $22

Uber  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Saxmundham 69.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Saxmundham is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Saxmundham is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Saxmundham. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Downing College and arriving at Saxmundham, Waitrose via Old Cattle Market Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Saxmundham. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Saxmundham via Ipswich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Saxmundham is 59 miles. The road distance is 69.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Saxmundham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Cambridge to Saxmundham, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Saxmundham bus services, operated by Suffolk Norse, depart from Cambridge, Downing College station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Saxmundham is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Saxmundham.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Saxmundham via Ipswich in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Saxmundham via Old Cattle Market Bus Station in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Saxmundham
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Downing College to Old Cattle Market Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Saxmundham, Waitrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
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 (Parker's Piece) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Halesworth, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Saxmundham
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
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uber.com
UberX
$130 - $190

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Cambridge to Saxmundham bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Saxmundham, Waitrose station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Saxmundham is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Cambridge to Saxmundham.

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