There are 7 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£68 - £227

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

£11 - £15

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Train via Leicester  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Cambridge

£64 - £100

Train #2  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

£64 - £140

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge 140.5 miles

£23 - £35

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 52m

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

£77 - £299

Train, fly to Cambridge  •  3h 16m

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

£65 - £300

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The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Cambridge via Euston station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Cambridge is 112 miles. The road distance is 140.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs £65 - £230.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Stoke-on-Trent station.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs £65 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Stoke-on-Trent, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 4h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £190
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £55
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £55
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £35
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Single
£18 - £26
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£14 - £21
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £26
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£50 - £80
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £70
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £23
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 Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express

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

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Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge.

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

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