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How to Travel from London to Cambridge

Travelling from central London to the historic city of Cambridge is easy and convenient, with a number of trains and buses departing throughout the day, including National Express taking less than an hour to travel the 100km distance, making the city perfect for a day trip or short break from London. Buses generally depart from London Victoria Coach Station and from London Liverpool Street Station located in Central London.

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What is the best way to travel from London to Cambridge?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Cambridge


Bus journeys from London to Cambridge are available throughout the day, with National Express offering a regular service between the two cities at various times throughout the day. Journeys take around 2 hours to complete by bus and begin each morning, continuing throughout the day until just before midnight. Buses to Cambridge bus station depart from London Liverpool Street Coach Station. Services are generally direct and do not require connections to be made.

Fastest way to travel from London to Cambridge


Trains are available throughout the day with a total journey time of just over 1 hour. Two trains leave London Liverpool Street or London Kings Cross each hour, and are provided by Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern. Direct services depart from the mid-morning and continue through until the late evening.

Most popular way to travel from London to Cambridge


Trains remain the most popular way to travel between London and Cambridge, due to both the faster journey time, as well as the high frequency of departures, with trains leaving every 15 minutes.

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