Cheap bus tickets from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£17

Average

£20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Cambridge will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

2nd Cheapest
19:30London3h20 22:50Cambridge
1 changes
£171One-way
19:30London3h20 22:50Cambridge
1 changes
£181One-way
15:30London3h30 19:00Cambridge
1 changes
£181One-way
12:00London3h15 15:15Cambridge
1 changes
£191One-way
06:30London3h40 10:10Cambridge
1 changes
£191One-way

Bus Timetable London to Cambridge

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sat, 4 Dec
06:30London3h40 10:10Cambridge
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07:00London3h20 10:20Cambridge
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08:30London3h15 11:45Cambridge
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12:00London3h15 15:15Cambridge
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15:30London3h30 19:00Cambridge
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19:30London3h20 22:50Cambridge
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19:30London3h20 22:50Cambridge
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Fri
3 Dec
£20Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£14Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£14Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£11Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£14Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£14Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£4Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£14Greater Anglia
£4Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£14Greater Anglia
£3Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£23National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£22National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£25National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£9Greater Anglia
£24National Express

Bus times from London to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

79 km

It's difficult to get from London to Cambridge without changing at least once.

08:30London3h15 11:45Cambridge
1 changes
£231One-way
12:00London3h15 15:15Cambridge
1 changes
£191One-way
07:00London3h20 10:20Cambridge
1 changes
£231One-way
19:30London3h20 22:50Cambridge
1 changes
£171One-way
19:30London3h20 22:50Cambridge
1 changes
£181One-way

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Coach Information from London to Cambridge

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£3 (€3)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Infobus

Coaches from London to Cambridge cover the 48 miles (78 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £3, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

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London to Cambridge with National Express

Travel between London and Cambridge from £3 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Cambridge from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from London to Cambridge are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from London to Cambridge

    For those who wish to travel on a budget, there are some exceptional value deals for buses from London to Cambridge. A number of coach operators offer this route, including National Express. Both one-way tickets and flexi returns are available to cater for every demographic who prefers to travel by coach. The journey time takes about 1 hour 40 minutes in clear traffic, although departures that catch either the morning or evening rush hour will take as much as 45 minutes longer, reliant on all normal motorway considerations.

    What is the departure and arrival station for buses from London to Cambridge?

    London Victoria Coach Station: All major routes of buses from London to Cambridge use Victoria Coach Station, which is located just to the south of Buckingham Palace as a departure point, some also offer pick-ups en-route but each operator varies on this. Check ahead of travel.

    Cambridge Coach Station: The coach station in Cambridge is also centrally located with good onward connections to the city's main places of interest.

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    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches between London and Cambridge?
    You can find a cheap coach from London to Cambridge for some dates and times for as low as £3  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Cambridge on average?
    The London to Cambridge coach ticket price is on average £3  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is it from London to Cambridge by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Cambridge via coach to be approximately 48 miles (78 km).
    How long does it take from London to Cambridge by coach?
    The coach time from London to Cambridge is on average 1 h 25 min  for the 48 miles (78 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cambridge from London by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the London to Cambridge coach leave from? Which Cambridge coach station do I come into from London?

    Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria   to Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the London coach station to Cambridge? Where is the Cambridge coach station?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Cambridge most often arrive at Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from London to Cambridge?
    If you're looking for coaches from London to Cambridge, you can rely on National Express or Infobus to get you to Cambridge. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the London to Cambridge route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets between London and Cambridge for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you book coach tickets to Cambridge from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £3 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Cambridge a few months in advance.