The city of Cambridge is famed for its world renowned university and is on a par with Oxford for popularity with tourists. It is very easy to get to from Cambridge to London by both bus and train. National Express operates an hourly service between Cambridge and Central London and the trip can be made in as little as 2 hours at certain times of the day.
A standard economy return coach ticket between Cambridge and London costs 17.50 GBP but can be had for as little as 3 GBP each way when there are special offers on. To check for special offers and the latest prices click on the button below to be taken to the secure official website:
(Please note: If you buy a bus ticket using the form above for a specific time and you are delayed, the ticket will still be valid for any bus between London and Cambridge for 24 hours from the original departure time.)
Megabus now operate between Cambridge and Oxford and have some fares as low as 1.50 GBP one way if you book far enough in advance. From Oxford you can take another Megabus from Oxford to London for 1.50 GBP so this route might be of interest if you were planning to see Oxford, Cambridge and London and have plenty of time. For the latest prices and booking information please click the button below:
Trains run from Cambridge station to London's Kings Cross Station in the North of London roughly every 15 to 30 minutes and the trip takes one hour or less. An off peak return ticket between Cambridge and London costs 29 GBP but fares vary depending on how far in advance you book your train ticket and the time of day you wish to travel. Please note that often it is possible to get cheaper train tickets by buying two single tickets rather than a return. If you want the cheapest train fare from Cambridge to London it is advisable to book on-line well in advance to ensure you get the cheapest fares. Train tickets can be either posted to you or picked up from an automated machine upon arrival at the station using the credit card you used to buy them. To check live prices and availability please click the secure official link below:
If you are looking for the cheapest train ticket from London on to another UK city after visiting the capital it is worth taking a look at the discount rail company Megatrain which now operates between London and various other UK cities. The best value fares are available to those that are flexible in their travel dates and times and are able to book in advance. To check the latest prices and fares click the link below
If you are travelling in a group you may find the most economic way to travel from Central London to Cambridge is by private taxi. For example 4 people in a taxi costs from 109 GBP compared to 17.50 GBP each for a standard bus ticket and an 8 person minivan taxi costs just 144 GBP. Click the button below to use our taxi calculator to get an estimate of cost for your group now:
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