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There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 35m

  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  •  1h 13m

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

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Cambridge, Castle Street X5

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  53m

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

$160 - $200

Drive  •  53m

  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 1h 13m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point and arriving at Cambridge, Castle Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 4m.

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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 1h 35m and costs £30 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m 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 Central Milton Keynes, The Point station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Cambridge is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £30 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £13 and takes 2h 4m.

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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 53m 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: 1h 35m

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 station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 1h 35m. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Milton Keynes to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 4m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Cambridge, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
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Taxi from Milton Keynes to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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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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