There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Southwold by bus, train, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 30 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 Southwold, Kings Head 146 / ...

$17 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Halesworth
  3. Take the bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Kings Head X88 / ...

$44 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Southwold 80 miles

$17 - $25

Uber  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Southwold 80 miles

$170 - $230

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Southwold via Norwich City Centre, Bus Station and Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Halesworth
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borderbus
Website
border-bus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
border-bus.co.uk
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cambridge und East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Southwold
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$170 - $230

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cambridge to Southwold?

The distance between Cambridge and Southwold is 107 km. The road distance is 128 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Southwold?

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Southwold is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cambridge to Southwold?

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Southwold is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct bus between Cambridge and Southwold?

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Southwold. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Southwold, Kings Head via Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Cambridge to Southwold?

It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Cambridge to Southwold, including transfers.