There are 6 ways to get from Covent Garden to Cambridge by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train Great Northern  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$24 - $38

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Cambridge 60 miles

$5 - $11

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Cambridge

$26 - $35

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Embankment to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 010 / ...

$8 - $12

Line 76 bus, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Temple, Aldwych to Tottenham Hale Bus Station 76
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

$25 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Covent Garden to Cambridge 60 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Cambridge is to rideshare which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Cambridge is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Covent Garden and Cambridge is 49 miles. The road distance is 60 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Covent Garden to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Embankment and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The nearest airport to Cambridge is Cambridge (CBG) Airport which is 2.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (22.5 miles), London Luton (LTN) (30.6 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (56.3 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (73.5 miles).

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Map of how to get from Covent Garden to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and Cambridge, England?

Great Northern operates a train from Covent Garden to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Covent Garden to Cambridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych to Tottenham Hale Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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