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

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

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

$65 - $112

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Bus Stagecoach in Bedford  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$5 - $7

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swindon National Express

$44 - $52

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 bus which costs £4 - £5 and takes 5 h 10 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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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 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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The best way to get from Cambridge to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Cambridge to Swindon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Swindon is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Cambridge to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Swindon is 113 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Cambridge to Swindon.

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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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 station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Swindon via Gloucester Green Bus Station in around 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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