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Train via London  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£177 - £541

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Bus  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express

£20 - £26

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Train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

£78 - £478

Train, bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Ely
  3. Take the bus from Ely, EMG Garage to Drummer St Bus Station 12 / ...

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to University of Cambridge 357.7 miles

£55 - £80

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

£31 - £227

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

£32 - £178

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£66 - £247

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

£82 - £286

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£70 - £335

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge

£69 - £289

Glasgow → University of Cambridge
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to University of Cambridge is to bus which costs £20 - £26 and takes 10h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to University of Cambridge is to train and fly which costs £30 - £230 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to University of Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to University of Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Cambridge via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Glasgow and University of Cambridge is 311 miles. The road distance is 357.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to University of Cambridge without a car is to train via London which takes 6h 46m and costs £170 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Glasgow to University of Cambridge, including transfers.

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Glasgow to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to University of Cambridge train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to University of Cambridge is to train via London which takes 6h 46m and costs £170 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £26 and takes 10h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to University of Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 310.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and University of Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to University of Cambridge via London Euston, London St Pancras International LL, and Cambridge in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to University of Cambridge via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Cambridge Parkside in around 10h 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £95
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£160 - £230
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £360
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£130 - £160
Anytime Day 1st Class
£230 - £330
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £32
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Ely
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£26 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £70
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£55 - £85
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Stagecoach East
Phone
01733207860
Email
cambridge.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ely, EMG Garage to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Glasgow to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Glasgow to University of Cambridge train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to University of Cambridge is 358 miles. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Glasgow to University of Cambridge.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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There are 209+ hotels available in University of Cambridge. Prices start at £75 per night.

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