There are 4 ways to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge by train, subway, bus or car

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  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$37 - $62

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 7
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$37 - $48

2 alternative options

Tube, train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the Tube from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station Central
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$38 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Maidenhead to Cambridge 74 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Maidenhead and Cambridge is 59 miles. The road distance is 74 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidenhead to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Maidenhead Town Centre, Broadway (Queen Street) and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Maidenhead to Cambridge via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidenhead to Cambridge via Slough Bus Station, Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr), Heathrow Central Bus Station, and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $23
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

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