There are 3 ways to get from Cambridge to Shenfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street

$33 - $47

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Bus, line 351 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Stansted Airport London 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10 / ...
  3. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Shenfield, The Green Dragon 351

$22 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Shenfield 50.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Shenfield is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Shenfield is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Shenfield. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Shenfield, The Green Dragon via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Shenfield. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Shenfield via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Shenfield is 41 miles. The road distance is 50.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Shenfield without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Cambridge to Shenfield, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Shenfield is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 351 bus, which costs £16 - £20 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Cambridge to Shenfield hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Shenfield via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 13 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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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Shenfield, The Green Dragon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com

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Cambridge to Shenfield bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Shenfield, The Green Dragon station.

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Cambridge to Shenfield train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Shenfield is 51 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Cambridge to Shenfield.

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