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  •  1 h 45 min

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

$40 - $64

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 27 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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$38 - $54

2 alternative options

Tube, train  •  2 h 50 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

$41 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Maidenhead to Cambridge 74 miles

$15 - $23

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 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidenhead to Cambridge via Slough, Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr), and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
35 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maidenhead and Cambridge is 95 km. The road distance is 118 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £11 - £17.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Maidenhead to Cambridge, including transfers.