There are 4 ways to get from Thornton Heath to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Cambridge

$31 - $47

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Line 468 bus, bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Thornton Heath, Talbot Road Thornton Heath to Elephant & Castle London Rd 468
  2. Take the bus from Aldgate, Mansell Street to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 010 / ...

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Line 250 bus, train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Thornton Heath Station to Brixton 250
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

$29 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Thornton Heath to Cambridge 66.7 miles

$14 - $21

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No, there is no direct bus from Thornton Heath to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Thornton Heath, Talbot Road Thornton Heath and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway and Aldgate, Mansell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Thornton Heath to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Thornton Heath and arriving at Cambridge via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Thornton Heath and Cambridge is 56 miles. The road distance is 66.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornton Heath to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Thornton Heath to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Thornton Heath to Cambridge bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Thornton Heath, Talbot Road Thornton Heath station.

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Thornton Heath to Cambridge train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from Thornton Heath to Cambridge is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 468 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h.

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Thornton Heath to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Thornton Heath to Cambridge train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Cambridge station.

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  • Distance: 56.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Thornton Heath, England and Cambridge, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Thornton Heath to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thornton Heath to Cambridge via Elephant & Castle London Rd, Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway, Aldgate, and Aldgate, Mansell Street in around 4 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thornton Heath Station to Brixton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thornton Heath, Talbot Road Thornton Heath to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aldgate, Mansell Street to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornton Heath to Cambridge is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Thornton Heath to Cambridge.

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