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There are 7 ways to get from Selby to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$47 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Selby, Bus Stn Stand 3 to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange 405
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
  3. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Cambridge, Castle Street X5

$32 - $40

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Bus, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Selby, Bus Stn Stand 3 to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange 405
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Drummer St Bus Station

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Selby to Cambridge 144.2 miles

$30 - $45

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Selby to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$122 - $335

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Selby to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$90 - $234

Train to Manchester, fly to Cambridge  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Selby to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG

$97 - $387

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The cheapest way to get from Selby to Cambridge is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Selby to Cambridge is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Selby to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Selby, Bus Stn Stand 3 and arriving at Cambridge, Castle Street via Doncaster and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Selby to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Selby and arriving at Cambridge via Doncaster and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Selby and Cambridge is 121 miles. The road distance is 144.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Selby to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Selby to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Selby to Cambridge bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, depart from Selby, Bus Stn Stand 3 station.

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Selby to Cambridge train services, operated by LNER, depart from Doncaster station.

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The best way to get from Selby to Cambridge is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £35 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 7h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Selby to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 120.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

You can take a train from Selby to Cambridge via Doncaster and Peterborough in around 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Selby to Cambridge via Doncaster and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Selby to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Selby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Selby, Bus Stn Stand 3 to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
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 Doncaster to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Cambridge, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Selby to Cambridge bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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Selby to Cambridge train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Selby to Cambridge is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Selby to Cambridge.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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