There are 5 ways to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Leigh-on-Sea to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$37 - $54

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Bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$23 - $31

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Bus, train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge

$26 - $68

Bus, line 6 bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, High Street 6
  3. Take the bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Downing College 132

$30 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge 62.8 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Leigh-on-Sea and Cambridge is 51 miles. The road distance is 62.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn).

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The best way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £27 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 50.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

What companies run services between Leigh-on-Sea, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leigh-on-Sea to Cambridge via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Leigh-on-Sea to West Ham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
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
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, High Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Downing College
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Downing College
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son

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