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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$66 - $98

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to Cambridge 87.5 miles

$13 - $17

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$62 - $103

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5
  2. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  3. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) X5

$35

Bus National Express  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$43 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Cambridge 87.6 miles

$18 - $28

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Oxford to Cambridge via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Cambridge via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.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 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oxford and Cambridge is 106 km. The road distance is 140 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Cambridge is to rideshare which costs £10 - £12 and takes 2 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Oxford to Cambridge, including transfers.