There are 6 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge by train, bus, rideshare, taxi 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 42 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$45 - $88

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Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milton Keynes to Cambridge 47.9 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach in Bedford  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) X5
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Castle Street X5

$22 - $24

Bus National Express  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldbrook, South Saxon Roundabout South (Oldbrook Playpark) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) F70
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Milton Keynes to Cambridge 47.2 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Cambridge 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3) and arriving at Cambridge, Castle Street via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Cambridge is 39 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £30 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Cambridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £30 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £18 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Milton Keynes to Cambridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Cambridge is 47 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Cambridge.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 38.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between Milton Keynes, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Cambridge via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Cambridge via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oldbrook, South Saxon Roundabout South (Oldbrook Playpark) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milton Keynes to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Milton Keynes to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milton Keynes and Cambridge. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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