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

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Train Great Northern  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

$23 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to London 60.4 miles

$5 - $15

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park

$26 - $38

Train, line 11 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church to Westminster City Hall 11

$28 - $38

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

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

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Westminster 60.9 miles

$13 - $19

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Westminster is 50 miles. The road distance is 60.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Westminster without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs .

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The train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Cambridge to Westminster train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Westminster is to train which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Cambridge to Westminster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Embankment Stn station.

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Cambridge to Westminster train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to Westminster hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 47 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Westminster every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 5 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
Train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church to Westminster City Hall
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 Cambridge Parkside to London Embankment Stn
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Westminster is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Cambridge to Westminster.

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