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Birmingham to Cambridge by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Cambridge by bus is 87.41 mi and takes 3 hrs 24 mins. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:15 and the last at 19:35. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Cambridge by bus for as little as £6.53 or as much as £55.12. The best price for this journey is £6.53.

Lowest Price£6.53
Journey Duration3 hrs 24 mins
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price£6.53
Highest Price£55.12
First Departure05:15
Last Departure19:35
Distance87.41 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalCambridge
CarriersNational Express, Megabus

Birmingham to Cambridge Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Cambridge, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Cambridge.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book Birmingham to Cambridge travel

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge

The cheapest Birmingham - Cambridge bus tickets can be found for as low as £6.54 if you’re lucky, or £10.80 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £15.14.

Find the best day to travel to Cambridge by bus

When travelling to Cambridge by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Birmingham to Cambridge
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham to Cambridge by bus.
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Birmingham to Cambridge CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
9.85kg
Bus
10.55kg
Flight
28.13kg
Car
22.51kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Cambridge?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Cambridge is £25.54. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £6.53.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Cambridge?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Cambridge is £6.53. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Cambridge by bus?
Birmingham to Cambridge is 87.41 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Cambridge take?
Birmingham to Cambridge is on average 3 hrs 24 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 45 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Cambridge?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Cambridge is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Cambridge?
Birmingham to Cambridge has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Cambridge leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Cambridge departs at 05:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Cambridge depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Cambridge departs at 19:35. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Cambridge in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £6.53 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Cambridge?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Cambridge.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Cambridge by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Cambridge is 1 hr 45 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Cambridge?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Cambridge.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Cambridge by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Cambridge creates 10.55kg of CO2 emissions.

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