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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon

$66 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) X5
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  3. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5
  4. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  5. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens 66

$40 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Swindon 113.2 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Swindon is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Swindon is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Swindon is 93 miles. The road distance is 113.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Cambridge to Swindon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) and Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Swindon via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Swindon via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), and Gloucester Green Bus Station in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to St Neots, Market Square (Stop D)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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