There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Cambridge by train 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  •  3 h 47 min

$80 - $130

2 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  4 h 14 min

$103 - $167

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. 121.1 miles

$26 - $40

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Cambridge 6 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheltenham and Cambridge is 154 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Cambridge is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Cambridge is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £19 - £28.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

The train from Cheltenham Spa to Cambridge takes 3 h 47 min including transfers and departs six times a week.