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

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Train Great Northern  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$39 - $61

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Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South 722
  2. Take the bus from Mile End to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 010 / ...

$22 - $26

2 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$43 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Cambridge 75.7 miles

$16 - $24

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and Mile End. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Cambridge is 60 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Chatham to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Chatham to Cambridge bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, depart from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) station.

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Chatham to Cambridge train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Cambridge is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Chatham to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Chatham to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 59.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Cambridge via St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Cambridge via Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and Mile End in around 4 h 14 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.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 Mile End to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Cambridge is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Chatham to Cambridge.

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