There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to Waterloo Station by train, bus, car or rideshare

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

Train Great Northern  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to London 60.4 miles

$5 - $15

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Bridge

$31 - $39

Train, line 26 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 26

$28 - $38

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Embankment Stn National Express

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Waterloo Station 60 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Waterloo Station is to rideshare which costs £4 - £11 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Waterloo Station is to train which costs £19 - £28 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Waterloo Station is 49 miles. The road distance is 60 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Cambridge to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at London Embankment Stn. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Waterloo Station, England?

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to Waterloo Station hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Waterloo Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cambridge to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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