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How to get from London to Cambridge?

Planning to travel to London from Cambridge and looking for the best transportation options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way of transportation for a trip from London to Cambridge, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you to find all the transportation solutions to travel between London and Cambridge, be it by plane, train, bus or carpool.

With detailed information about each mode of transportation and about the transport companies (First Capital Connect, Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, FlixBus or National Express), you will be able to easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you're a budget traveler or looking for a quick and convenient way to get from London to Cambridge, we've got all the information you need to plan an unforgettable London Cambridge trip.

For your trip from London to Cambridge, you have several transportation options

Bus tickets from London to Cambridge

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from London to Cambridge, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

London to Cambridge train tickets

If you like to travel more ecologically and economically, the London Cambridge train is ideal and meets your expectations.

Carpooling London Cambridge

Carpooling from London to Cambridge is perfect if you want to travel to Cambridge in good company and reduce transportation costs. But there may be limited flexibility in terms of schedules and pickup points in either London or Cambridge.

Whichever way you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the London to Cambridge transportation option that best suits your needs and budget.

London Cambridge Travel Information

Departure city
United Kingdom
Destination city
United Kingdom
50 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by bus, train and carpooling
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Plan your trip from London to Cambridge easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from London to Cambridge easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available transportation options like flights, trains, buses and carpools according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find in a few clicks the tickets between London and Cambridge that best suit your needs. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines like First Capital Connect, Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, FlixBus or National Express to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between London and Cambridge with peace of mind!

Comparison of the different ways to travel between London and Cambridge

Advantages and disadvantages of a bus trip from London to Cambridge?
Price The price of bus tickets from London to Cambridge are often much cheaper than train or plane tickets to Cambridge (and sometimes cheaper than carpooling as well), making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travelers.
On-board services Modern buses that travel between London and Cambridge are usually equipped with comfortable seats, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and toilets.
Flexibility Bus companies offer many schedule options for travel between London and Cambridge, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
Comfort London-Cambridge buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and suspension quality.
Travel time Buses from London to Cambridge are mostly much slower than trains to Cambridge to cover the 50 mi distance of the trip.
Advantages and disadvantages of a carpooling trip from London to Cambridge?
Environmentally friendly By sharing a car with someone else you reduce the environmental impact of a trip from London to Cambridge.
Friendliness Carpooling from London to Cambridge is often more pleasant and friendly than other modes of transportation, especially if you share the ride with nice people.
Flexible Carpooling from London to Cambridge is often more flexible than other modes of transportation.
Comfort You have to share the space of the car with the other passengers during the whole trip between London and Cambridge.
Reliability You have to rely on the punctuality and reliability of the driver for your London Cambridge trip. He is not always on time.
Feeling insecure It may happen that you feel unsafe in the car with the driver, because of his attitude or the way he drives.
Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by train from London to Cambridge?
Landscapes Trains between London and Cambridge often provide breathtaking scenery during the journey.
Accessibility The train stations in London or Cambridge are located in the city center, making it easy to access other means of transportation to get to the city center.
Environmentally friendly The London Cambridge train is considered a more environmentally friendly way to travel than flying or driving alone.
Cost London Cambridge train tickets can be more expensive than bus or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Flexibility London Cambridge train schedules can be limited and it may be more difficult to change trains when needed.

Where to start from in London? Where do I arrive in Cambridge?

London Departure Bus Stations

London Victoria Coach Station
Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Luton Airport
West Hampstead

Departure stations in London

London Kings Cross
London Liverpool Street
Stratford (London)
Stansted Airport
Tottenham Hale

Cambridge arrival bus stations


Cambridge Arrival Stations

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3 tips for cheaper travel from London to Cambridge

Have you decided to travel from London to Cambridge and are looking for ways to save money on your travel ticket? We present you with 3 useful tips to save money on your trip. Whether you choose to take a bus, train or carpooling, these tips will help you find the best rates for your London to Cambridge trip.

  • 1. Avoid rush hour traffic
    London-Cambridge tickets are very often cheaper if you travel outside of rush hour. By avoiding these high demand times of the day, you could save money on your ticket. In addition, traveling to Cambridge during off-peak hours can allow you to enjoy a more comfortable trip.
  • 2. Travel light
    If you're traveling between London and Cambridge with a company that charges extra for checked luggage, as they often do, it may be a good idea to keep your luggage to a minimum to save money. Try to pack only the essentials and be sure to check the airline's baggage policies before you leave for Cambridge.
  • 3. Compare prices
    Using Vivanoda is a great way to find the best prices for your London-Cambridge trip. It allows you to compare fares of different transportation providers in one search and find the best price for your stay in Cambridge.

Bus London Cambridge

Most buses between London and Cambridge are new and offer on-board power outlets for charging devices, but this may vary depending on the carrier.

The average price of a bus ticket for the trip London-Cambridge varies depending on the carrier and the time of booking. On certain busy dates, prices can double! Compare all London-Cambridge bus prices on Vivanoda.

Most carriers allow you to book seats online for an London-Cambridge bus. There is often a charge for this service.

Buses between London and Cambridge usually offer on-board toilets for passengers, but it is always advisable to check with the carrier before the trip. In any case, breaks at freeway service stations are provided.

The frequency of departures to London from Cambridge varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all bus departures to Cambridge, please specify your departure date and start a search on Vivanoda.

London-Cambridge bus tickets are often cheaper if you buy them in advance, especially if you book several weeks in advance. However, some bus companies also offer last-minute deals to fill the remaining seats.

Bus companies London Cambridge

National Express
National Express
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Trains London Cambridge

To get the best train fares between London and Cambridge, it is recommended to book in advance, be flexible with time schedules and compare train fares with Vivanoda.

Train tickets from London to Cambridge can be refunded or exchanged but are usually more expensive. The cheapest tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Trains between London and Cambridge are equipped with power outlets and free Wi-Fi for passengers. Power outlets are available in most cars, while the Wi-Fi connection may be unstable in some areas.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from London to Cambridge at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

Of course passengers can take luggage with them on the train from London to Cambridge. There is no weight limit, but some train companies limit the amount of luggage you can take and require you to pay a supplement. On the other hand, the size of the luggage should be reasonable due to the often limited space inside the trains.

There may be a price difference depending on the time of day you travel by train from London to Cambridge. Tickets purchased during off-peak hours are cheaper than those purchased during peak hours. To get a detailed overview of all prices, Vivanoda compares all modes of transportation between London and Cambridge.

Train companies between London and Cambridge

First Capital Connect
First Capital Connect
Greater Anglia
Greater Anglia
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Carpool London Cambridge

On Vivanoda, our platform for comparing transportation modes between London and Cambridge, you will have access to all available carpooling offers with price, estimated duration and pickup locations.

The average cost of a carpool ride from London to Cambridge depends on several factors, including the time of year, demand and supply, as well as the carpooling platform used. To get a very accurate estimation of the price and availability of a carpooling trip London-Cambridge, start a search on Vivanoda by entering your travel dates.

Carpool drivers often have restrictions on large luggage due to the limited space in the vehicle. It is therefore recommended that you contact the driver prior to your London Cambridge trip to discuss these issues.

The duration of a carpool trip between London and Cambridge also depends on the traffic conditions and the route taken by the driver. By starting a price search on Vivanoda now, you will get the estimated duration of each available carpool offer.

Carpooling is considered a greener option than other modes of transportation, as it reduces CO2 emissions by reducing the number of cars on the road. However, this depends on the number of people sharing the same vehicle and the fuel consumption of the vehicle.

It is possible to book a carpool at the last minute, but this depends on the availability of drivers and the demand for the trip. It is recommended that you book your ride in advance to guarantee your trip.

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