There are 4 ways to get from Newbury to Cambridge by train, 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 16 min

$54 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. National Express
  2. 727 / ...

$45 - $53

2 alternative options

Bus, train, line 76 bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. 76

$48 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. 110.7 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Newbury, West Berkshire, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Newbury 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 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newbury to Cambridge via Heathrow Airport London and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newbury to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newbury to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Newbury, Bus Station to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (adj Nationwide)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Tottenham Hale Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newbury and Cambridge is 133 km. The road distance is 177 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newbury to Cambridge is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Newbury to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £17 - £26.

No, there is no direct bus from Newbury to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Newbury and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Newbury to Cambridge, including transfers.