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

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Train via Victoria station  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

£22 - £34

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cambridge to London 60.4 miles

£4 - £11

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Blackfriars

£20 - £35

Train, line 11 bus  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Westminster City Hall 11 / ...

£26 - £36

Bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from CAMBRIDGE Parkside to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station National Express

£5 - £8

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Westminster 60.8 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Westminster is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Westminster is to train via Victoria station which costs £21 - £35 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from CAMBRIDGE Parkside and arriving at LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cambridge and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Westminster is 50 miles. The road distance is 60.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Westminster without a car is to train via Victoria station which takes 59 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Cambridge to Westminster, including transfers.

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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 Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Westminster is to train via Victoria station which takes 59 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

Great Northern operates a train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross hourly. Tickets cost £19 - £28 and the journey takes 49 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from CAMBRIDGE Parkside to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 2h 48m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from Cambridge to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Westminster City Hall
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Cambridge to Westminster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station.

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Cambridge to Westminster train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cambridge and Westminster. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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