There are 6 ways to get from Thaxted to Cambridge by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 6 bus, train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Thaxted, Post Office to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 6
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge

£12 - £38

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Line 6 bus, bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Thaxted, Post Office to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 6
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

£6 - £9

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Line 6 bus, bus via Saffron Walden, High Street  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Thaxted, The Guildhall to Saffron Walden, High Street 313A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street 7 - Citi / ...

£7 - £9

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thaxted to Cambridge 23.5 miles

£50 - £60

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Thaxted to Cambridge 23.5 miles

£3 - £6

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Thaxted to Cambridge 23.5 miles

£35 - £55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thaxted to Cambridge is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thaxted to Cambridge is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thaxted to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Thaxted, Post Office and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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The distance between Thaxted and Cambridge is 20 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Thaxted to Cambridge without a car is to line 6 bus and train which takes 1h 15m and costs £12 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Thaxted to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Thaxted to Cambridge bus services, operated by Stephensons of Essex, depart from Thaxted, Post Office station.

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Thaxted to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thaxted to Cambridge is 24 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Thaxted to Cambridge.

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There are 531+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Thaxted to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 19.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Thaxted to Cambridge via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Stansted Airport London in around 1h 53m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Thaxted, Post Office to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stephensons of Essex
Bus from Thaxted, The Guildhall to Saffron Walden, High Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stephensons of Essex
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 Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Book at
National Express
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge
C G Myall & Son
Phone
01763 243225
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Thaxted to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
£35 - £55
Taxi from Thaxted to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£50 - £60
Stansted Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1279 260 602
Website
stansted-taxi-booking.co.uk
24 x 7 Ltd
Phone
+44 1279 661 111
Website
24x7stansted.com
M Taxi
Phone
+44 7809 769 062
Website
m-taxi.co.uk
Crocus Cars
Phone
+44 1799 525 511
Website
crocuscars.co.uk
Abel Private Hire Taxi Services
Phone
+44 1799 513 313
Website
abelcars.co.uk
Optim Taxi Bishop’s Stortford
Phone
+44 1279 248 387
Website
optimtaxi.co.uk
Associated Taxis
Phone
+44 1279 655 666
Website
associatedtaxis.com
Abbies Cab
Phone
+44 7491 695 581
Yelo Taxi
Phone
+44 1376 334 455
Website
yelotaxi.co.uk
Green Line Taxi
Phone
+44 1376 323 232
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+44 1376 230 024
Website
freedomtaxi.co.uk
District Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1376 755 555
Website
districtlinkbraintree.co.uk

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