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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Newmarket by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from City Thameslink to Cambridge

$34 - $46

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Newmarket National Express / ...

$19 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus via Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Newmarket National Express / ...

$24 - $33

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Newmarket 65 miles

$13 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Newmarket is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Newmarket is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from London Waterloo Rail Station and arriving at Newmarket via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from City Thameslink and arriving at Newmarket via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Newmarket is 56 miles. The road distance is 65 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Newmarket without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Waterloo Station to Newmarket, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Newmarket bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Waterloo Rail Station.

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Waterloo Station to Newmarket train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from City Thameslink station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Newmarket is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £25 and takes 3h 58m.

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  • Distance: 56 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Newmarket, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Waterloo Station to Newmarket every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Newmarket via London Waterloo Rail Station and Stansted Airport London in around 3h 58m.

Train operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
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nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Newmarket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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Waterloo Station to Newmarket bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newmarket station.

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Waterloo Station to Newmarket train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Newmarket is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Waterloo Station to Newmarket.

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There are 453+ hotels available in Newmarket. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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