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

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$35 - $51

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Line 301 bus, train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Adeyfield, Leverstock Green Road to Hatfield station 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge

$22 - $32

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge 50.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Cambridge Parkside. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Hemel Hempstead and Cambridge is 39 miles. The road distance is 50.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge is 50 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 39.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Hemel Hempstead, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
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
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
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 Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 Hemel Hempstead to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Adeyfield, Leverstock Green Road to Hatfield station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk

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