There are 8 ways to get from Cambridge to Sudbury by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 753 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds
  2. Take the line 753 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Sudbury, Bus Station 753

$26 - $31

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Bus, line 753 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Downing College to Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard A14
  2. Take the line 753 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard to Sudbury, Bus Station 753 / ...

$20

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Marks Tey National Express / ...

$23 - $67

Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Marks Tey
  3. Take the train from Marks Tey to Sudbury (Suffolk)

$39 - $56

Line 12 bus, line 753 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Drummer St Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station 12 / ...
  2. Take the line 753 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Sudbury, Bus Station 753

$22

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Sudbury 35.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Sudbury 35.8 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cambridge to Sudbury 35.8 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Sudbury station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Downing College and arriving at Sudbury, Bus Station via Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Sudbury. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Sudbury (Suffolk) via Ipswich and Marks Tey. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Sudbury is 29 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Sudbury without a car is to train and line 753 bus which takes 2 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Cambridge to Sudbury, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Sudbury is to bus and line 753 bus which takes 2 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Cambridge to Sudbury bus services, operated by Chambers, arrive at Sudbury, Bus Station.

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Cambridge to Sudbury train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Sudbury (Suffolk) station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Sudbury.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Sudbury, Suffolk, England?

You can take a bus from Cambridge to Sudbury via Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge to Sudbury via Ipswich and Marks Tey in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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 Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to Sudbury (Suffolk)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Chambers
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
info@chamberscoaches.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Downing College to Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
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 Stansted Airport London to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Marks Tey, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to The Guineas Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cambridge to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$70 - $100
Taxi from Cambridge to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Sudbury is 36 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Cambridge to Sudbury.

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