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Oxford to Cambridge Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration3h 40m
Bus arrives inCambridge
Buses depart fromOxford
Coach Ticket Price£ 12.85
Distance106 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

Buses from Oxford to Cambridge: Journey Details

Buses from Oxford to Cambridge run frequently throughout the day. A significant service on this route is the X5 bus operated by Stagecoach which takes approximately 3 and a half hours. The average journey takes just over 3.5 hours. The first National Express bus departs Oxford at 7:00 a.m. while others may opt for any of the other half-hourly services that run until 7:30 p.m. These journeys are direct.

Return journeys on buses from Cambridge to Oxford are also available.



Local Time 01:52
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 128,400
Region East of England
Languages English

How expensive is Cambridge?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Cambridge costs 6% less than in Oxford.


Prices in Cambridge are on average 3.9% lower than in Oxford.

Public Transport

Public transport in Cambridge costs around 11.9% more than in Oxford.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Cambridge is about 13.4% less expensive than in Oxford.

Taking the Bus from Oxford

The main departure point for buses from Oxford to Cambridge is Gloucester Green Bus station, in central Oxford. The bus station is a short walk from Oxford railway station, as well as just a few hundred metres from many of the main central areas in the city. Local Bus and taxi options in the city are extensive.

Getting into Cambridge by Bus

Cambridge also offers a multitude of interesting sights and destinations, among which are Anglesey Abbey and Holy Sepulchre. Particularly worth visiting are the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge & Country Folk Museum, to name just two. Cambridge is one of the best cities for cyclists, with a large number of dedicated and safe cycle paths that let you explore the most intimate spaces & pubs of the city with ease.

Buses from Oxford to Cambridge arrive at one of a few stops in Cambridge city centre, notable ones include Grafton Centre and Northampton Street. All of these bus stops are centrally located in the city, although the train station is located somewhat further out, about 2 km away to the South East. Local buses are plentiful and a night bus service runs on weekends. Taxis are also numerous.

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