There are 6 ways to get from Stratford to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train Great Northern  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 010 / ...

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train Greater Anglia  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Cambridge

$24 - $35

Train Greater Anglia #2  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Broxbourne
  2. Take the train from Broxbourne to Cambridge

$24 - $35

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Cambridge

$31 - $45

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Stratford to Cambridge 52.8 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Cambridge is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Cambridge is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stratford City Bus Station station and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stratford (London) and arriving at Cambridge. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Stratford and Cambridge is 46 miles. The road distance is 52.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Stratford to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Stratford to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stratford City Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Stratford to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Great Northern operates a train from Stratford to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford to Cambridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Broxbourne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Broxbourne to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Stratford City Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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