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

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Whitstable

£60 - £86

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Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Bow National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Canterbury National Express / ...

£29 - £37

2 alternative options

Train via Hoddesdon  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Broxbourne
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Whitstable

£59 - £87

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Whitstable 102.6 miles

£16 - £25

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Whitstable is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Whitstable is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Whitstable, Horsebridge via Bow Church Station, London Lewisham and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Whitstable via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Whitstable is 70 miles. The road distance is 102.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Whitstable without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Cambridge to Whitstable, including transfers.

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

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Cambridge to Whitstable train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Whitstable is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 5h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Whitstable.
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  • Distance: 70.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Whitstable via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Whitstable via Bow Church Station, Lewisham Station, London Lewisham, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 5h 9m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Stratford International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Bus operators
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 Bow
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £16
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National Express
Bus from London Lewisham to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
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National Express

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

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Cambridge to Whitstable train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Whitstable station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Whitstable is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Cambridge to Whitstable.

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