There are 5 ways to get from Newbury to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train Great Northern  •  2 h 15 min

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

$54 - $90

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newbury to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$44 - $52

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Newbury to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$57 - $91

Bus, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Newbury, Bus Station to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (adj Nationwide)
  2. Take the train from Reading to Richmond (London)
  3. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Cambridge

$52 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Newbury to Cambridge 110.7 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Newbury to Cambridge is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newbury to Cambridge is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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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 15 min.

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The distance between Newbury and Cambridge is 83 miles. The road distance is 110.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newbury to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Newbury to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Newbury to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newbury station.

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The best way to get from Newbury to Cambridge is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Newbury to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newbury to Cambridge is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Newbury to Cambridge.

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There are 413+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newbury to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 83.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newbury to Cambridge via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newbury to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $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
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 Newbury to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.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
$8
Website
reading-buses.co.uk

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