There are 5 ways to get from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston by bus, train or car

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Bus National Express  •  3 h

  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

$65 - $99

Train, bus  •  4 h

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

$45 - $74

Bus via Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park)  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Shire Hall to Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park)
  2. Take the bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park) to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 8)
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) to Spalding, Railway Station

$39

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston 69.8 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely and Boston is 53 miles. The road distance is 69.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston, including transfers.

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Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston is to bus which takes 3 h 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston.
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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, England and Boston, England?

You can take a bus from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely to Boston via Peterborough in around 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 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 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
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 Peterborough
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Shire Hall to Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Huntingdon, Railway Station (Railway Station Car Park) to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 8)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) to Spalding, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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