There are 8 ways to get from Cambridge to Wrexham by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$129 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station

$34 - $41

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wrexham General

$93 - $141

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Wrexham 173.4 miles

$35 - $55

Train to London Heathrow, fly, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station

$107 - $303

Fly from Cambridge, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station

$62 - $247

Train to Norwich, fly, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station

$123 - $252

Train, train to Southend, fly, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station

$121 - $384

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Wrexham is to bus which costs £27 - £35 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Wrexham is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Wrexham is 144 miles. The road distance is 173.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Cambridge to Wrexham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Wrexham station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Wrexham. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Wrexham General via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Wrexham is 173 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Cambridge to Wrexham.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Wrexham.
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  • Distance: 143.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Wrexham, Wales?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Wrexham via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Chester in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Wrexham via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Manchester Airport, and Manchester Airport Bus Station in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
easybus.com

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