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London to Cambridge by bus

The journey from London to Cambridge by bus is 48.36 mi and takes 2 hrs 40 mins. There are 132 connections per day, with the first departure at 01:00 and the last at 23:55. It is possible to travel from London to Cambridge by bus for as little as £2.96 or as much as £37.49. The best price for this journey is £2.96.

Lowest Price£2.96
Journey Duration2 hrs 40 mins
Connection per Day132
Lowest Price£2.96
Highest Price£37.49
First Departure01:00
Last Departure23:55
Distance48.36 mi
CarriersFlixBus, Megabus

London to Cambridge Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London 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 London 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 London to Cambridge travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £3.30 to £7.46 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Cambridge

The cheapest London - Cambridge bus tickets can be found for as low as £4.40 if you’re lucky, or £5.55 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £8.14.

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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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.

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


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Cambridge?
A bus ticket from London to Cambridge is £16.45. 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 £2.96.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Cambridge?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Cambridge is £2.96. 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 London and Cambridge by bus?
London to Cambridge is 48.36 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Cambridge take?
London to Cambridge is on average 2 hrs 40 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 0 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Cambridge?
The bus journey from London to Cambridge is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Cambridge?
London to Cambridge has 132 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Cambridge leave?
The earliest bus from London to Cambridge departs at 01:00. 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 London to Cambridge depart?
The latest bus from London to Cambridge departs at 23:55. 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 London 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 £2.96 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 London to Cambridge?
There are on average 93 direct connection(s) from London to go to Cambridge.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Cambridge by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Cambridge is 1 hr 0 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Cambridge?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Cambridge.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Cambridge by bus?
The bus journey from London to Cambridge creates 5.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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