There are 5 ways to get from Great Shelford to Cambridge by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  6 min

  1. Take the train from Shelford (Cambs) to Cambridge

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Great Shelford, Woollards Lane to Cambridge, St Paul's Road 7|Citi / ...

$5

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Great Shelford to Cambridge 4.7 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Great Shelford to Cambridge 4.7 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Walk from Great Shelford to Cambridge 4.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Great Shelford to Cambridge is to train which costs £2 - £3 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Great Shelford to Cambridge is to train which costs £2 - £3 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Great Shelford and Cambridge is 4 miles.

The train from Shelford (Cambs) to Cambridge takes 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Great Shelford, Woollards Lane and arriving at Cambridge, St Paul's Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shelford (Cambs) and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 6 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 Great Shelford to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between Great Shelford, England and Cambridge, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Great Shelford to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Cambridge operates a bus from Great Shelford to Cambridge every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Great Shelford, Woollards Lane to Cambridge, St Paul's Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
A2B Bus & Coach (Royston)
Bus from Great Shelford, The Limes (Hinton Way) to Cambridge, St Paul's Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Great Shelford, Woollards Lane to Cambridge, St Paul's Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son
Other operators
Uber Cambridge und East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Great Shelford to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$12 - $18
Taxi from Great Shelford to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk

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