There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge Station to Boston by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry, bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Boston National Express

$45 - $67

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Peterborough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Boston National Express

$15 - $22

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$67 - $101

Train, bus via Kings Lynn  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Kings Lynn
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Spalding, Bus Station 505|InterConnect

$37 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge Station to Boston 72.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge Station to Boston is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge Station to Boston is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge Station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Boston via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge Station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Boston via Peterborough and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Cambridge Station and Boston is 55 miles. The road distance is 72.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge Station to Boston without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Cambridge Station to Boston, including transfers.

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

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Cambridge Station to Boston train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge Station to Boston is to bus which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £11 - £17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge Station to Boston.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge Station to Boston via Cambridge Parkside and Peterborough in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge Station to Boston via Peterborough and Grantham in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Kings Lynn
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Peterborough to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Cambridge Station to Boston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Cambridge Station to Boston train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge Station to Boston is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Cambridge Station to Boston.

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