There are 5 ways to get from Royston to Cambridge by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Royston to Cambridge

$8 - $13

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Royston, Bus Station to Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) A|the busway / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Building entrance) to Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Park & Ride

$8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royston to Cambridge 14 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Royston to Cambridge 14 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Royston to Cambridge 14 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royston to Cambridge is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royston to Cambridge is to train which costs £6 - £10 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Royston station to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Royston, Bus Station and arriving at Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum via Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Building entrance). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Royston and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Royston and Cambridge is 12 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from Royston to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Royston to Cambridge takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Royston to Cambridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, arrive at Royston, Bus Station.

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Royston to Cambridge train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Royston station.

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The best way to get from Royston to Cambridge is to train which takes 19 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Royston to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Royston, Hertfordshire, England and Cambridge, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Royston to Cambridge every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 19 min. Great Northern also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royston to Cambridge via Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park) and Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Building entrance) in around 50 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Royston to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Royston, Bus Station to Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trumpington Park-and-Ride (Building entrance) to Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Royston to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
UberX
$30 - $45
Taxi from Royston to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk

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