There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London by train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station Dlr

$28 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus, line 241 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the line 241 bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Custom House, Leslie Road 241

$15 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Bridge

$33 - $44

Train, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street to Custom House Station N551

$28 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London 55.5 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge Station station to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from The Busway Railway Station and arriving at Custom House, Leslie Road via Cambridge and Stratford City Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Cambridge Station and ExCeL London is 48 miles. The road distance is 55.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Cambridge Station to ExCeL London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £25 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 241 bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 47.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Cambridge Station, England and ExCeL London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge Station to ExCeL London via Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park), Cambridge, London Stratford also for Westfield, Stratford City Bus Station, and Custom House, Leslie Road in around 2 h 56 min.

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
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street to Custom House Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Custom House, Leslie Road
Ave. Duration
24 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 to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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