There are 4 ways to get from London to Cambridge by train, bus, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Cambridge 60 miles

$5 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from London Aldgate to Cambridge National Express / ...

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London to Cambridge 60 miles

$12 - $19

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

Great Northern operates a train from London to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 47 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Cambridge every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Cambridge?

The distance between London and Cambridge is 79 km. The road distance is 96 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Cambridge?

The cheapest way to get from London to Cambridge is to rideshare which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Cambridge?

The quickest way to get from London to Cambridge is to train which takes 47 min and costs £17 - £27.

Is there a direct train between London and Cambridge?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between London and Cambridge?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Aldgate and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Cambridge?

The train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.