You can get from Birmingham to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.
To get from Birmingham to Cambridge on 20 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||87 miles (140 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£18 - £55|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £18 • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £55 • 2 h 42 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Take a coach or train to travel 87 miles (140 km) between Birmingham and Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Birmingham to Cambridge.
There are 2 ways to travel to Cambridge from Birmingham including taking a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Cambridge. Tickets for a coach cost on average £18.
This is compared to other travel options to Cambridge:
A coach journey is usually £37 less than a journey to Cambridge by train, which costs on average £55 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Cambridge from Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 2 h 42 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 40 min.
The distance from Birmingham to Cambridge is approximately 87 miles (140 km).
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Cambridge is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Cambridge from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Cambridge:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Cambridge, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between Birmingham and Cambridge with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cambridge as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge.
When planning your trip to Cambridge from Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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