There are 4 ways to get from Russell Square to Cambridge by train, bus, car or rideshare

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  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Cambridge 60 miles

$5 - $11

2 alternative options

Line 8 bus, train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Holborn, Museum Street to Liverpool Street Station 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$27 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to Cambridge 58.6 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Cambridge is to rideshare which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Cambridge is to train which costs £17 - £26 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Russell Square and Cambridge is 48 miles. The road distance is 58.6 miles.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Cambridge, England?

Great Northern operates a train from Russell Square to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 46 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Museum Street to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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