There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train Great Northern  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$29 - $41

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Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from London Paddington Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$18 - $30

2 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$31 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge 58.6 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to University of Cambridge. However, there are services departing from London Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and University of Cambridge is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Paddington Rail Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 33 min.

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London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 49.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

Great Northern operates a train from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 46 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to University of Cambridge via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), and Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Paddington Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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

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