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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£21 - £38

2 alternative options

Line 205 bus, train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Liverpool Street Station 205 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

£24 - £36

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station 58.7 miles

£8 - £13

London Paddington Station → Cambridge Station
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Cambridge Station is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs £21 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Cambridge Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Cambridge Station.
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  • Distance: 48.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Cambridge Station, England?

Great Northern operates a train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost £19 - £28 and the journey takes 50 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly.

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London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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